Wisconsin Juneteenth Guide: USPS, Banks, and Schools Closed Today


Share post:

Wisconsin – Juneteenth, celebrated on June 19, marks the day in 1865 when news of the abolition of slavery reached Galveston, Texas. In observance of this historic event, various institutions in Wisconsin will be closed today.

Area summer schools and governmental agencies are among those observing the holiday. Residents are advised to call ahead before visiting banks, as many will be closed. Juneteenth has been recognized as a federal holiday, affecting several services, including mail delivery.

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced that all postal service retail locations will be closed today. Regular mail delivery will not occur; however, holiday premium Priority Mail Express services will still be available. This means that while typical mail won’t be delivered, Priority Mail Express will be processed and delivered as usual.

Residents planning to visit any government office, school, or bank should verify their status beforehand. Juneteenth serves as a significant day of reflection and celebration of freedom, making it crucial to be aware of these closures and service changes.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Binghamton, NY: Thunderstorms and Cooler Temperatures Forecasted

Binghamton, NY - New York is bracing for a shift in weather as a heat wave gives way...

Middle Tennessee Rain Expected: Storms to Impact Areas South of I-40

Nashville, TN - Middle Tennessee residents should prepare for a week of varied weather, with showers, storms, and...

Oklahoma Heatwave: Dangerous Temperatures Expected This Week

Tulsa, OK - A heatwave is set to grip Oklahoma, with temperatures reaching as high as 102°F. The...

Southeast Ohio, West Virginia Weather: High Heat, Humidity, and Storms on the Horizon

Charleston, WV - Southeast Ohio and West Virginia residents are bracing for another hot and muggy day as...