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USPS Informed Delivery helps residents track mail

Free feature is available from home or while traveling

information provided by the United States Postal Service

BEDFORD PARK, Ill, (August 30, 2018) – Whether postal consumers are in town or traveling for the holiday, the United States Postal Service’s Informed Delivery feature lets residential consumers see what is arriving in their mailboxes. The program sends a digital preview of incoming envelopes and postcards.

These images can be viewed via email notifications, or accessed through an online dashboard at

Informed Delivery already has over 12 million users nationwide and has received exceptional reviews: 95% of users indicated they are very satisfied or satisfied with the new feature. The majority check their notifications every day or almost every day. Informed Delivery is a free service.

Labor Day info

The Postal Service also reminds customers that Post Offices will be closed for retail transactions on Monday, September 3, to observe Labor Day. There will be no residential or business deliveries.

Although there will be no regular mail service, Priority Mail Express is delivered 365 days a year and will be delivered on Labor Day, with normal delivery and collection schedules resuming Tuesday, September 4.

Other information

  • Stamps are available at most grocery, pharmacy and convenience stores.
  • For 24/7 access to most postal products and services, go to, where you can look up a ZIP Code, track a package, buy stamps, hold mail, print postage online, submit a change of address, schedule a package pickup and find USPS locations.
  • To find a location with a self-service kiosk that enable customers to perform most retail transactions
    even when the Post Office is closed, go to


Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.