Mail Service will be suspended on Wednesday for the National Day of Mourning.
No mail service this Wednesday, December 5th. The date has been declared a National Day of Mourning by proclamation of President Donald Trump. The special day was declared, allowing people to pay tribute to President George H. W. Bush who passed away on November 30 at the age of 94.
The U.S. Postal Service will suspend regular mail delivery and retail service on December 5 in conjunction with the National Day of Mourning. Behind the scenes, USPS will continue with “limited package delivery service to ensure that the Postal Service network remains fluid and does not experience any impacts to it’s package delivery operations that might negatively affect customers or business partners during the remainder of the busy holiday season.”
Local managers will determine the levels of staffing they need to maintain services throughout the country. No routine deliveries will go out in the mail service on December 5th. In addition post offices throughout the country will fly their flags at half-staff through December 30.