USPS Temporarily Adjusts Operations Due to Impacts of Hurricane Harvey

HOUSTON, TX – In an abundance of caution, and to ensure the safety of both our employees and customers, the Postal Service is making temporary adjustments to its operations at 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.  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 Postal Service will not provide shipment of live animals destined for 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 on hold until Friday, September 1, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.

The Postal Service assures its customers that their mail has been secured and is safe until it can be delivered. As water recedes in the impacted areas and conditions improve, both mail delivery and retail services will be restored. We continue to monitor conditions and will provide more information as soon as it becomes available.

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:

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations.