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News Quiz: Test your postal knowledge

How much do you know about the new coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19?

“News Quiz” is a weekly feature that lets you test your knowledge of recent Link stories. The correct answers appear at the end.

1. True or false: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization and other public health authorities have indicated there’s no evidence that the new coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, is spread through the mail. 

a) True
b) False

2. Which USPS service was recently used to deliver an alert about the coronavirus pandemic to more than 2.3 million subscribers?

a) Every Door Direct Mail
c) Informed Delivery
d) Link mobile

3. Where can Postal Service employees go to sign up for informational alerts from the organization during emergencies, including the coronavirus pandemic?

a) Every Door Direct Mail
c) Informed Delivery
d) Link mobile

4. Fill in the blank: Following the guidance of public health experts, USPS is limiting all business-related travel from March 17 until (blank).

a) April 11
b) April 30
c) May 11
d) May 31

4. To protect yourself from germs that can make you sick, how long should you wash your hands with soap and water, according to CDC?

a) At least 10 seconds
b) At least 20 seconds
c) At least 30 seconds
d) At least 45 seconds

Answers: 1) a. 2) c. 3) b. 4) c. 5) b.

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