The USPS Employee Emergency Hotline at 888-363-7462 has been updated to advise postal workers in the areas affected by the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bomber to stay home. Public transportation in the area has been shut down as the search continues.
Here is the latest advisory from the Mass.gov Alert web site:
Residents in Watertown, Newton, Waltham, Belmont, Cambridge and and the Allston Brighton neighborhoods and the entire City of Boston are advised to stay indoors. Residents should not answer the door unless it is a police officer, and are advised to stay away from windows. All businesses in these towns will remain closed until further notice. People should not congregate outside.
Read more: Mass.Gov Alert.