*UPDATE*: Binbrook Post Office to re-open April 11th
Accumulated Mail to be delivered over the weekend — Saturday and Easter Monday
Canada Post issued the following statement this afternoon:
“The Binbrook Post Office remains closed today (April 9) due to a situation related to COVID-19. Mail and parcels will not be delivered today in the local area served by this facility.
Following direction from local health authorities, regular mail services will resume on Saturday, April 11: regular hours will resume at the post office, and delivery services will exceptionally be provided on Saturday and on Easter Monday to deliver mail accumulated since last week.
We are working with local health authorities to provide any assistance and will continue to follow their direction to keep our people and the community safe.”
Postal Service Disruption in Binbrook, Hannon and Elfrida
Due to a COVID-19 infection with an employee at the Binbrook post office, service has been interrupted while Canada Post awaits direction from Public Health following a deep cleaning and sanitization of the facility. This is impacting mail delivery in Binbrook, Hannon, Elfrida and other parts of Glanbrook.
Here is what we know to date. I will continue to keep you updated. Especially when we can provide a return-to-service date. Hopefully within days.
Canada Post is keeping all COVID-19 related service interruptions updated on their webpage: https://www.canadapost.ca/cpc/en/our-company/news-and-media/service-alerts.page
Scroll down to “Binbrook, Ontario” . Then click “see details” for further info.
In addition, a Canada Post representative has provided the following details:
On April 1, we were informed an employee had been identified as positive for COVID-19. This employee works at the Binbrook Post Office, and had not been at work since Thursday, March 26.
All employees that would have been in close contact with the employee were notified and sent home. They have been in contact with the City of Hamilton Public Health. We will continue to follow the direction of the City of Hamilton Public Health Service’s direction to keep our people and the community safe.
While these employees are in self-quarantine, we have done a deep-clean and sanitization of the post office. Mail and parcels are not being delivered in the local area served by this facility. Regular mail services will resume as soon as possible, following the direction of public health officials.
This information was posted on the Service Alert page of our website. For more information on the steps we are taking to keep our employees, customers, and communities safe during the pandemic, visit https://www.canadapost.ca/cpc/en/our-company/news-and-media/corporate-news/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.page