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City of Columbia to Distribute Masks to Citizens Starting Monday, June 29| #MaskUpColumbia

By June 26, 2020No Comments

 

The City of Columbia will be providing masks to citizens at several locations throughout the City, while supplies last.

Businesses are responsible for providing masks to their employees, and/or customers and clients if they choose. Issuance of masks are available to those considered to be at high risk based on CDC guidance and those in vulnerable populations within the City limits.

Citizens will be able to receive up to two masks per person or five masks per family.

Masks will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at one of the designated City of Columbia distribution sites.  For information on locations and times of operation please visit the Resilient Columbia microsite at https://resilient.columbiasc.gov

Masks are available while supplies last. Citizens that have the ability to purchase their own masks are encouraged to do so. Citizens can make their own masks by following the CDC’s guidance on making cloth face coverings and can find additional information by visiting the following CDC website.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/how-to-make-cloth-face-covering.html.

The distribution of masks will begin on Monday, June 29, 2020 and will end on Friday, July 10, 2020. Please review below the identified sites, dates and times for the mask distribution schedule.

Identified Sites:  Busby Street Community Center

1735 Busby Street

 

Hampton Park Neighborhood Center

1117 Brandon Avenue

 

Edisto Neighborhood Center

1914 Wiley Street

 

Earlewood Community Center

1113 Recreation Drive

 

 

Distribution Schedule

 

June 29, 2020

MONDAY

Busby Street Community Center          9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hampton Park Neighborhood Center    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Edisto Neighborhood Center 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Earlewood Community Center             1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

July 1, 2020

WEDNESDAY

Busby Street Community Center          9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hampton Park Neighborhood Center    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Edisto Neighborhood Center 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Earlewood Community Center             1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

July 2, 2020

THURSDAY

Busby Street Community Center          9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hampton Park Neighborhood Center    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Edisto Neighborhood Center 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Earlewood Community Center             1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

 

July 6, 2020

MONDAY

Busby Street Community Center          9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hampton Park Neighborhood Center    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Edisto Neighborhood Center 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Earlewood Community Center             1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

July 8, 2020

WEDNESDAY

Busby Street Community Center          9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hampton Park Neighborhood Center    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Edisto Neighborhood Center 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Earlewood Community Center             1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

July 10, 2020

FRIDAY

Busby Street Community Center          9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hampton Park Neighborhood Center    9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Edisto Neighborhood Center 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Earlewood Community Center             1:00 pm – 4:00 pm