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Who gets the free face masks?
The government estimates that more than 12 million Americans will have access to the free masks, which are reusable.
The Department of Health and Human Services will work with the Department of Defense to distribute the masks across the country. In the communities where the masks are delivered, everyone is eligible to request one from the local health center.
For the distribution of food bank masks, the Ministry of Defense will work with the Ministry of Agriculture. The masks will be delivered to many of the country’s food banks and then distributed to food pantries and soup kitchens in the US.
What do we know about the masks?
The masks come in packs of two, with families encouraged to take one pack for each member of the household. The Biden government says these masks will be made in America of “high quality” material, washable, and effectively meet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention mask guidelines.
“It will be well-fitting cloth masks available in child and adult sizes,” Jeff Zients, the White House’s COVID coordinator, said at a news conference.
Which communities will receive the masks?
At this time, no information has been provided on specific locations where the free masks can be picked up. We will update this story as we get more information.
Why is the US government giving away face masks?
Since the start of the pandemicdied of COVID-19. The Biden administration noted that many low-income Americans still don’t have access to face masks.
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