USPS Announces Holiday Closings


FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — The United States Postal Service has announced its upcoming holiday closings.

The Postal Service issued a news release Wednesday stating that Post Offices will be closed on Christmas Day (Tuesday, Dec. 25) and New Year’s Day (Tuesday, Jan. 1).

“All Post Offices will be open and regular mail delivery will resume after the holidays on Dec. 26 and Jan. 2,” the news release states.

Some Post Offices may be open for extended hours leading up to the holidays, but may also have limited hours on Christmas Eve (Monday, Dec. 24). 

“Blue collection boxes with final collection times before 12 p.m. (noon) will not be affected by early closing on Dec. 24,” the news release states. “If a box has a final collection time after 12 p.m., its mail may be picked up earlier.”

However, Post Offices will be open regular business hours on New Year’s Eve (Monday, Dec. 31), according to the news release.

The news release advises people to check with their local Post Offices for business hours.

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