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2 walk-up sites in Gulfport offering free face masks to residents Monday through Friday

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Posted at 1:14 PM, Jun 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-25 13:14:00-04

GULFPORT, Fla. — Residents who live in the city of Gulfport will be able to pick up free face masks at two different locations starting Thursday, June 25.

The announcement of the free face masks comes a day after a new mandatory ordinance went into effect that requires masks to be worn in indoor public spaces throughout Pinellas County.

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"Due to a spike in the number of positive COVID-19 cases, protecting yourself and the others around you by wearing a face mask is highly important," the city said in a press release.

Residents who are in need of a free face mask can go to one of the following walk-up sites:

  • Gulfport Casino Ballroom (5500 Shore Blvd. S.) open Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • 49th Street Neighborhood Center (1617 49th St. S.) open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

For more information, please visit the City of Gulfport COVID-19 webpage or call 727-893-1000.