DETROIT – Residents of Detroit will be able to get free KN-95 masks on Thursday.
The Detroit Health Department will distribute the free KN-95 masks to residents from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Thursday (Feb. 17) at drive-thru locations across the city.
There will be up to 10 masks available per adult in each vehicle. The masks will be adult size only. Masks will also be available for residents receiving vaccinations or tests at health department vaccination and test sites.
Supplies have also been sent to businesses, shelters, nursing homes and senior living facilities.
“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,” said Chief Public Health Officer Denise Fair Razo. “We also encourage you to get vaccinated and get your booster. The vaccines are safe, effective and remain the most important tool we have to help us get back to normal.”
Masks will be distributed at the following locations:
|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 Street|
|Lasky Recreation Center||13200 Fenelon|
|Patton Recreation Center||2301 Woodmere|
|Samaritan Center||5555 Conner Street|
The masks have been made available throughout Michigan as part of the state’s Mask Up, Mask Right campaign.
Click here to find updates on closures due to weather. Click here to view an interactive map of where you can get vaccinated against COVID in Detroit.
If you’d like to get vaccinated in Detroit you can call 313-230-0505 on weekdays from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. to schedule an appointment.
Read: Complete Michigan COVID coverage