USPS National and Illinois News

News from USPS National and USPS Great Lakes Area.
10/19/2020 07:00
These locations are available to make a deposit into your Enterprise Payment Account.
Enterprise Payment Retail Deposit Locations
10/16/2020 10:52
CHICAGO IL — The U.S. Postal Service is hiring employees to work at the Chicago International Military Service Center located at 11600 W. Irving Park Road.
USPS is Hiring
10/16/2020 09:53
WISCONSIN/ILLINOIS — In 2019, an average of 48 postal employees per day were injured due to a slip, trip or fall. 495 injuries occurred in Wisconsin and 1246 in Illinois. Many incidents occurred because of a hazardous condition on a mail carrier route. The U.S. Postal Service needs your assistance in providing safe access to your mail receptacle in an effort to prevent these type of accidents from happening to our mail carriers.
Four Tips to Keep Your Mail Delivery Intact
10/16/2020 09:22
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service today celebrated the majesty and visual mystique of the winter season by dedicating new Winter Scenes stamps. The virtual ceremony can be viewed on the Postal Service’s Facebook and Twitter pages. These Forever stamps are available at Post Office locations nationwide and at
Send warm wishes with Winter Scenes stamps
10/15/2020 11:26
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service provided new service performance data today to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform and the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee for the week of Oct. 3 through Oct. 9, 2020.
The U.S. Postal Service Continues to Maintain Service Performance Amid Surge in Mail Volume
10/14/2020 09:46
The U.S. Postal Service will dedicate a Christmas stamp featuring a detail of “Our Lady of Guápulo,” an 18th-century oil painting.
New Christmas Stamp Features ‘Our Lady of Guápulo’
10/14/2020 09:00
WISCONSIN/ILLINOIS — The holiday season is nearly upon us and the U.S. Postal Service urges customers to plan ahead and ship early to their friends and loved ones stationed on military outposts in faraway lands and serving on the high seas.
Postal Service Ready to Deliver Holiday Cheer to Service Members Worldwide
10/13/2020 11:49
WASHINGTON, DC — With the November election less than a month away, Postmaster Louis DeJoy today reiterated his great faith in the fundamental integrity of the employees of the United States Postal Service and expressed tremendous confidence in their commitment and readiness throughout the organization.
Postmaster General Champions USPS Employee Commitment to a Safe and Secure Election
10/13/2020 09:44
WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. Postal Service continues to celebrate Kwanzaa, which honors the values and beliefs around African American heritage, by dedicating a new Kwanzaa stamp today.
New Kwanzaa Stamp Now Available
10/09/2020 16:41
CHICAGO, IL — Chicago Post Offices will be closed on Monday, October 12, 2020 in observance of the Columbus Day holiday. There will not be any mail delivery or retail service on October 12. All services resume on Tuesday, October 13. Post Offices will be open regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, October 10.
Chicago Post Offices Closed October 12
10/09/2020 12:08
Springfield IL — The Springfield IL Post Office will be closed on Monday, October 12th, 2020, in observance of Columbus Day. There will be no mail delivery, caller service or Post Office Box service. All services resume on Tuesday, October 13th. The Post Office will be open regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, October 10th.
Springfield IL Post Office Will Close on Monday, October 12th in Observance of Columbus Day