July 9, 2020
Free Masks Available at Some City Community Centers Starting July 13
In an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Pensacola is making 20,000 masks available to the public free of charge at several city community centers beginning Monday, July 13.The locations, days and times of mask distribution are as follows:
These community resource centers were chosen based on their geographic location.
- Sanders Beach-Corinne Jones Resource Center, 913 S. I St.: Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to noon
- Cobb Resource Center, 601 E. Mallory St.: Monday-Friday from 1-3 p.m.
- Gull Point Resource Center, 7000 Spanish Trail: Monday-Thursday from 5-7 p.m.
Masks are available on a first come, first served basis for regular users and neighbors of the resource centers, along with the general public. Masks are not available to business owners to distribute to their employees.
Each household will receive one machine-washable mask per person, with a limit of five masks per family.
To receive masks, the public will be expected to park and walk to the front door, where masks will be distributed by staff. All staff handling the masks will be wearing gloves and washing hands prior to use. A general mask use guideline pamphlet will be posted to the window of each resource center door for reference.
For more information about using cloth face coverings to help slow the spread of COVID-19, visit cdc.gov.