Four Pittsfield postal employees test positive for COVID; city laments ‘lack of cooperation’

Pittsfield, MA

Citing a “lack of cooperation” from officials at the post office, Pittsfield officials alerted the public Friday afternoon that at least four employees of the Fenn Street United States Postal Service facility have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent weeks.

In a statement released Friday and in interviews with The Eagle, the Pittsfield Health Department said the post office had hindered contact tracing and put the community at risk, which made it necessary for the city to notify the public about the cluster.

All four recent U.S. Postal Service cases have taken place since Sept. 28, according to the city.


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