Post office adjust operations in Houston area following Harvey

As a result of Harvey, the United States Postal Service is making some adjustments in their delivery and service in the Houston area. 

These adjustments include all Post Offices/Stations/Branches and Finance Units within the 3-Digit ZIP Codes of 770, 772, 773, 774, 775, 776, 777 and 778. This includes retail operations, mail delivery service, and mail collection.

USPS says this includes retail operations, mail delivery service, and mail collection. Business customers are advised that Business Mail Entry Units (BMEU) are included, as well as acceptance of drop shipments within these specified 3-Digit ZIP Codes.

The shipment of live animals will not be available for addresses in the following 3-Digit ZIP Codes until further notice: 770, 772, 773, 774, 775, 776, 777 and 778.

All Priority Mail Express service to the following 3-Digit ZIP Codes: 770, 772, 773, 774, 775, 776, 777 and 778 is suspended until Friday, Sept. 1 at 5:00 p.m. 

The Postal Service assures customers that their mail has been secured and safe. As water recedes in the impacted areas and conditions improve, both mail delivery and retail services will be restored. We will continue to monitor conditions and will provide more information as services are restored.

If necessary, more information will be forthcoming regarding alternate locations where customers can retrieve mail and make postal purchases. We apologize to our customers for any inconvenience caused by the temporary closures.  The Postal Service will continue to work as quickly as possible to reopen those affected Post Offices.
Customers can call 1-800-ASK-USPS (1-800-275-8777) to obtain information, including available, alternate Post Office retail locations, or check the Postal Service website: www.usps.com The Post Office is always open at www.usps.com The Postal Service’s smartphone app makes it even quicker to use the most popular functions on usps.com, anytime and anywhere.

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