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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Free N95 Masks Available to the Community

"Coronavirus" surrounded by red circles.

If you know someone who would like a free N95 mask, please direct them to the front desk at Community and Veterans Services. Information on how to use the N95 will be handed out with each mask. A limited number of masks are available; masks will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis.

Masking Guidance

Information concerning masking is available from both the CDC and MDH.

How to Use Your N95 Respirator — Wear Your N95 Properly So It Is Effective!

  • N95s must form a seal to the face to work properly. This is especially important for people at increased risk for severe disease
  • Wearing an N95 may make it harder to breathe. If you have heart or lung problems, talk to your doctor before using an N95.
  • Some N95s may contain latex in the straps. If you have natural rubber latex allergies, see the manufacturers’ website for information about your specific model. 

For more information on N95 masks, please visit: How to Use Your N95 Respirator | CDC, N95 Respirator Manufacturers, and Types of Masks and Respirators.

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