Positive COVID-19 test interrupts mail delivery for parts of Kelowna, West Kelowna: Canada Post – Okanagan
If you live in Kelowna or West Kelowna, you may not have received any mail on Tuesday.
According to Canada Post, the Okanagan delivery center on Baillie Avenue in Kelowna was closed after an employee tested positive for COVID-19.
Canada Post said the employee was following physical distancing measures and wearing personal protective equipment, and the facility was immediately shut down for disinfection.
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The closure of the facility affected mail delivery to customers in parts of Kelowna and West Kelowna with postal codes beginning with V1W, V1V, V1Y and V1Z.
Canada Post says delivery is expected to resume Wednesday.
“We certainly understand that operating during COVID-19 can be of concern to employees,” Canada Post said in an email to Global News.
“That is why, from the beginning, we have been committed to closely following the advice of public health officials at the national and local levels to ensure the safety of employees and the people they serve.” “
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