DETROIT, MI (WXYZ) — The city of Detroit will begin distributing free KN-95 masks to Detroiters starting Feb. 17.
Each Detroiter will receive ten KN-95 masks for personal use.
The distribution will take place from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at drive-through locations, designated Recreation Centers, and Shed 3 of the Eastern Market.
Free KN-95 masks will also be distributed to patients who receive their COVID-19 vaccination or tests.
The city says businesses and community organizations like nursing homes, senior housing, and homeless shelters will also recieve a supply of KN-95 masks.
All of the KN-95 masks are sized for adults only.
“We are urging all Detroiters to wear a KN-95 mask when they are out in public and continue to observe all safety protocols in order to protect against the spread of COVID-19,” Chief Public Health Officer Denise Fair Razo said. “We also encourage you to get vaccinated and get your booster."
List of distribution sites:
- Eastern Market, Shed 3 - 2934 Russell Street
- Adams Butzel Complex - 10500 Lyndon
- Butzel Family Center - 7737 Kercheval
- Farwell Recreation Center - 2711 East Outer Drive
- Kemeny Recreation Center - 2260 S. Fort
- Lasky Recreation Center - 13200 Fenelon
- Patton Recreation Center - 2301 Woodmere
- Samaritan Center 5555 - Conner Street