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On March 19, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (C.I.S.A.) released the Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During Covid-19 Response. It stipulates that workers in the Transportation and Logistics industries are considered essential and explicitly lists “Postal and shipping workers, to include private companies.” California Governor Newsom on the same day verified and cited the exact C.I.S.A Memorandum to be followed by California.
Here is an update from UPS
COVID-19 is having a dramatic impact on our lives, businesses, and on supply chains.
I want to share an update on what UPS is doing to keep our customers and our people safe while continuing to deliver around the world.
UPS is following the guidance of global health experts at the World Health Organization (WHO) and U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We are reminding our employees about frequent hand washing, and we are regularly cleaning and disinfecting our facilities and equipment. Importantly, we are asking that our drivers, pilots, and other employees stay home from work if they feel sick.
Many people are asking the same question: is it safe to receive and handle a shipment? The WHO and CDC have stated that the likelihood of catching the COVID-19 virus by touching cardboard or other another shipping container is low.
From the outset, UPS has maintained delivery services except where limited by government restrictions. We have also worked in partnership with governments around the world to obtain exceptions that allow our shipments to continue in restricted areas.
UPS has long been a trusted partner in communities around the world. As with other global humanitarian crisis events, we are helping with relief related to COVID-19 and will continue to seek opportunities to assist our communities in need.