How risky is it to receive packages shipped via ecommerce in general?
Based on everything we have read the risk is very low.
According to the CDC, the Coronavirus is spread through respiratory droplets. And it doesn’t survive long on most surfaces (e.g. cardboard no more than 24hrs).
In addition, here are two helpful articles:
- Coronavirus can live on surfaces for days. But it can't travel through the mail, experts say — USA Today
- Don’t panic about shopping, getting delivery or accepting packages — Washington Post
Plus, our warehouse is using best practices protocols when handling all of our packages. See here