Covid-19 and Package Delivery

There are no concerns regarding mailed items and virus spread. One exception to consider is handling by local delivery which warrants the same caution as items purchased at a local store.

During this period of uncertainty for air travel we have extended our shipping estimate from 2-5 weeks to 5-8 weeks. Once the situation settles we will revise. This estimate is noted in an alert at the top of our website and the shipping details when placing an order.

In the United States USPS has put out a statement and publishes service alerts. (https://about.usps.com/newsroom/service-alerts/) From their statement:

The CDC (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html), the World Health Organization (https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses), and the Surgeon General have indicated that there is currently no evidence that COVID-19 is being spread through the mail.  

The Postal Service has so far experienced only minor operational impacts in the United States as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Postal Service is undertaking all reasonable measures to minimize the impact to our customers.

In addition, the Postal Service is an essential service for purposes of its compliance with state or municipality shelter-in-place orders or other social distancing restrictions. The Postal Service delivers medications, social security checks, and is the leading delivery service for on-line purchases.

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