The Postal Service wants employees to remember the proper procedures for ordering face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic.
Generally, only district supply coordinators should order face coverings. Individual employees should not order coverings, including off-catalog purchasing.
However, Postal Inspection Service and some maintenance employees are permitted to use off-catalog means to purchase certain masks.
The Topeka, KS, Material Distribution Center (MDC) catalog has a supply of surgical masks, as well as disposable and reusable masks available at no cost. To check current availability, go to the online COVID-19 Sanitation Supplies Availability worksheet and select the “Topeka MDC” tab.
The COVID-19 Employee Resources Blue page has additional information under the “Supplies, Cleaning and Maintenance” tab.