After NY man dies from COVID, USPS tells family to move mail box to curbside

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – The family of a local man who died after testing positive for coronavirus says the United States Postal Service is refusing to deliver their mail unless they make some mailbox changes.

The Center for Disease Control says there is currently no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread through the mail.

Alvin Simmons passed away last week after contracting the virus. His sister, Leola Mckee, says she received a letter from the post office in Irondequoit saying she needs to move her mailbox away from her home if she wants her mail delivered.

Source: Family that lost loved one to COVID-19 asked to move mailbox amidst virus concerns | WHAM

  • mike

    When a hardship delivery ends as it did here, they go back to normal delivery. It wouldn’t take the media much effort to not present fake news. But I guess the media is unwilling to take the extra effort to get the story right.