Federal offices/Post offices closed Monday for first observance of new national holiday “Juneteenth”


This reminder, all Federal offices including Post Offices will be closed on Monday, June 20, 2022, in observance of Juneteenth. There will be no mail delivery, caller service, or Post Office Box service. All services will resume on Tuesday, June 21. Post Offices will be open regularly scheduled hours on Saturday, June 18.

 Juneteenth, the nation’s newest federal holiday, is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. In 2021, President Joe Biden signed the law establishing Juneteenth as a federal holiday.

Because June 19 falls on a Sunday in 2022, the holiday will be observed on Monday, June 20. This year will mark the Federal Governments first observance of Juneteenth.

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