#Free N95 masks


You can get free N95 masks next week—here's where to find them

With the CDC now recommending highly protective N95 masks to combat surging cases of Covid-19's omicron variant, and news of President Biden providing 400 million N95 masks to pharmacies and community health centers in the next few weeks, you might be wondering how to get them — especially for free.
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Washington Post

White House to distribute 400 million free N95 masks starting next week

The Biden administration plans to distribute 400 million high-quality N95 masks for adults free of charge at thousands of pharmacies and other locations starting next week, a White House official said. With the highly transmissible omicron variant of the coronavirus spurring record levels of infections and hospitalizations, public health experts...

Here’s Where to Get Free N95 Masks

This week, the White House announced a potential game changer in the fight against omicron: free N95 masks. As COVID-case rates and hospitalization rates reach all-time highs in the U.S., an official in the Biden administration announced on Wednesday plans to begin distributing 400 million non-surgical N95 masks to the public. The plan, which is set to go into effect next week and be “fully up and running by early February,” is to distribute the masks via local pharmacies, CNN reports.

Check it out: Montgomery Co. libraries offering free N95 masks beginning Jan. 21

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (7News) — Montgomery County announced Wednesday that it will provide free N95 masks at county libraries beginning Friday, Jan. 21. Montgomery County residents can pick up the free, adult-sized N95 masks at 19 Montgomery County Public Libraries branches. You can find distribution info here. Branches are also distributing COVID test kits, and you can find more on that here.

Maryland to distribute 20 million free N95 and KN95 masks to residents

EASTON, Md. - Maryland will begin distributing 20 million free N95 and KN95 masks starting next week. Governor Larry Hogan made the announcement today after visiting a new state-run COVID-19 testing site at the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health in Easton, MD. The N95 and KN95 masks — which...
Union Leader

U.S. to distribute 400 million free N95 masks at CVS, Walgreens in COVID fight

WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES — The U.S. government will make 400 million non-surgical “N95” masks from its strategic national stockpile available for free to the public starting next week, a White House official said, as the Biden administration tries to curb the COVID-19 pandemic. Snug-fitting N95 face masks, so-called...

Are those free N95 masks at New Orleans libraries the real deal? It doesn't appear so.

Masks being distributed to the public at New Orleans libraries that claim to meet the high standards required for N95 certification appear to be counterfeit. Though the masks are stamped "N95," they do not bear the hallmarks of protective equipment that meets the standards required by U.S. agencies to earn that designation — though they resemble masks that meet the Chinese KN95 standard.