US Postal Service lists locations to pick up government benefit checks after Harvey

The U.S. Postal Service has posted a list of locations where Houston-area residents can pick up government benefit checks after Harvey forced the temporary closing of several post offices.

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The list posted Thursday includes pickup site addresses by ZIP code.

Government checks including Social Security payments, Department of Veterans Affairs disability benefits and checks from the Office of Personnel Management and the Railroad Retirement Board can be picked up starting Friday.

The locations will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

The Postal Service says to pick up a check, customers must show proper identification.

Customers can also complete a change of address request if they expect to be out of their homes for an extended period.

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