Post Office Open: Services Provided During Lockdown

POST OFFICE – Like public services in general, post offices are part of the list of businesses deemed “essential” to the life of the Nation and therefore remain open during this reconfinement introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Post Office Open: Services Provided During Lockdown

POST OFFICE – Like public services in general, post offices are part of the list of businesses deemed “essential” to the life of the Nation and therefore remain open during this reconfinement introduced to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

[Updated November 9, 2020 at 6:39 p.m.] Post offices in France, and all of its contact points, continue to operate normally during this second phase of containment which is currently in effect until December 1, 2020. A To date, all post offices are open in France and ensure the delivery of mail, parcels and daily press 6 days a week. All cash dispensers are also operational. La Poste also continues to provide local services to support the elderly, isolated or vulnerable, such as the delivery of meals and medication from Monday to Saturday, and offers new services to those who must continue to stay at home.

Nevertheless, depending on the evolution of the Covid-19 health situation and the absenteeism of the teams, adjusted working hours could be practiced in the medium term in the 7,700 post offices in France, according to a defined geographical distribution. , as was the case during the confinement of this spring 2020. La Poste encourages its customers to check the opening hours of their post office and to use the services offered on the La Poste website.

To limit the travel of vulnerable people, La Poste "now offers to collect their mail to be sent from their home. This service is free and all you need to do to benefit from it is to report to your postman when passing by or by writing a word or a sign on his mailbox. To frank the mail, two possibilities: print a postage label from laposte.fr, or pay the postage directly to the postman by check or in cash with the extra ".

"La Poste now offers all its customers the option of sending a physical registered letter, without going to a post office. A postage label dedicated to registered mail is available on laposte.fr. Postmen collect registered letters during of their tour, according to the usual days of passage".

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