Lincoln County to distribute more face masks

Published 4:34 pm Monday, June 22, 2020

Lincoln County will once again distribute face masks to county citizens to help curb the spread of coronavirus COVID-19.

The masks to be distributed are surgical-type KN95 masks, which may fit slightly differently from N95 masks, but function in the same manner.

The masks were provided to the county by the Mississippi Emergency Management Association.

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Emergency Management Director Clifford Galey announced Monday that the community distribution will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Hansel King Sportsplex on Beltline Drive in Brookhaven.

Persons claiming masks must have a Lincoln County license plate and four masks will be provided per vehicle.