West Coast

Florida

Letter Carriers


Branch 1477

(727) 531-1477

Status:

Monday, May 4, 2020


The watch list has 213 total employees, 53 are on mandatory quarantine, 160 are self-quarantined. 471 employees have returned to work.  The log has reached 684 employees.


There are 16 confirmed positive cases, 10 are currently active.  Unfortunately there are also 4 more presumed positive cases. 


Discussion revolved around the Manasota P&DC

positive employee and the investigation regarding contact.  Future contact traces will include all possible offices that could have been  affected. (Spouses and other family members  that also work for the usps) This will ensure that those offices get additionally disinfected and sanitized as well as the office where the employee worked.


Next update will be Wednesday, 5/6.

Status:

Monday, May 11, 2020


The watch list has 195 total employees, 48 are on mandatory quarantine, 146 are self-quarantined. 519 employees have returned to work.  The log has reached 713 employees.


There are 24 confirmed positive cases, 14 are currently active.  Unfortunately there are also 3 more presumed positive cases.  Adding Mt. Dora.


A St. Pete Beach employee was thought to have tested positive, but we've since learned it was actually a negative result and they are being cleared by the Occupational Health Nurse for return to duty.


The Gulf Atlantic District reports 39 confirmed cases


South Florida District has 53 confirmed cases and sadly 2 deaths.


Next update will be Wednesday, 5/13.


Status:

Friday, May 8, 2020


The watch list has 191 total employees, 49 are on mandatory quarantine, 142 are self-quarantined. 512 employees have returned to work.  The log has reached 703 employees.


There are 23 confirmed positive cases, 11 are currently active.  Adding 2 from Daytona MPO, 1 from Winterpark and 1 from Estero.  No evidence that the COVID-19 was contracted in the workplace and/or spread in all cases.


Investigating 3 presumed positives at this time.


Important to maintain social distancing as well when not at work.


Next update will be Monday, 5/11.


Status:

Wednesday, May 6, 2020


The watch list has 204 total employees, 51 are on mandatory quarantine, 153 are self-quarantined. 489 employees have returned to work.  The log has reached 693 employees.


There are 19 confirmed positive cases, 10 are currently active.  On May 4, Naples Golden Gate and North Port Carrier Annex were been added.


A new mask is being tested in the field that boasts as being a "cooling" mask.


Last weeks letter volume down 27%, DPS down 23%.  Parcel totals up 74.9%, up 1,509,306 coming through the plants from same period last year.  This number does not include Amazon or any drop shipment parcels, which are up 39.4%.


Next update will be Friday, 5/8.


Status:

Wednesday, May 13, 2020


The watch list has 179 total employees, 48 are on mandatory quarantine, 131 are self-quarantined. 543 employees have returned to work.  The log has reached 722 employees.


Please check the Home page and Zoom Link pages to attend the General Membership Meeting tomorrow, May 14th at 7:00 PM.  Meeting will be held via Zoom.  Links and the invite are located there.


Please pay close attention to the Heroes Act coming out of the House.  It has stimulus money earmarked for the USPS  Follow the NALC Members App for easy links to Florida's Senators and your Congressional Rep.  Contact them often...it's only 3 clicks!!


Next update will be Friday, 5/15.