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City of Detroit placing box of masks on DDOT buses to keep drivers, riders safe

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Posted at 7:03 AM, Apr 08, 2020

DETROIT (WXYZ) — The city of Detroit will be providing surgical masks on DDOT buses for those who don’t have one to keep both drivers and riders safe.

During Tuesday's press briefing, Mayor Mike Duggan said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer gave the city 20,000 surgical masks that were not needed by hospitals to be distributed on DDOT buses.

Beginning Wednesday, Duggan says there will be a box of masks for anyone who doesn't have one.

Anyone who already has a mask or access to a mask is asked not to take one.

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