PRESS RELEASE: PHLPost sets health and safety protocols to fight Covid-19

Date Posted: June 17, 2020

The Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has committed to keep the post office safe for employees and the public in the fight against Covid-19.


PHLPost has emphasized that the safety of its personnel and postal clients are of paramount importance. It has introduced measures to keep its post offices and mail processing facilities accepting postal ID’s, domestic and international mails safe.


For daily health checks, employees and the public are required to declare their whereabouts and health status for easy contact tracing, regularly promotes physical distancing, hand sanitation, regular temperature checking and wearing of facemask.


To keep its workplace safe, mails and parcels regularly received at the post office are being sanitized and disinfected by its maintenance personnel who wear personal protective equipment (PPEs) for secure working environment.


Work arrangements such as flexible hours, shifting and work-from-home were also adapted according to work requirements.


PHLPost is also committed to fulfill its universal mandate of continuous delivery of important mails from various government and private sectors who are important clients of the agency.


Meanwhile, post offices in the country are now open to serve the public from 8:00am until 5:00pm.