Scott Bayer, Carbondale, PA

Smiling letter carrier stands in postal workroom

Letter Carrier Scott Bayer was recently delivering mail in a Carbondale, PA, neighborhood when he discovered an older customer unconscious on her porch.

Bayer immediately called 911 and enlisted a neighbor to provide further assistance.

Emergency responders soon arrived and took the woman to a hospital.

She was treated for an accidental overdose of prescription medication and is recovering at home.

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.