Hampton to provide free face masks, hand sanitizers as part of COVID-19 community relief effort

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Posted at 5:21 PM, Jul 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 08:19:28-04

HAMPTON, Va. - The City of Hampton is set to provide nearly 20,000 free COVID-19 supplies as part of a community outreach effort.

The city will supply face masks and hand sanitizers to some of the city's most vulnerable communities.

The outreach is focused on the Aberdeen, Carybrook and Old North Hampton neighborhoods.

Residents can pick up free masks and hand sanitizer at the Y.H. Thomas Neighborhood Center and West Hampton Community Center on Friday and Monday, July 20.

Drive-through pickup is available from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The outreach is in participation with the Virginia Health Equity Project in partnership with the Virginia Department of Heath & Virginia Department of Emergency Management.

The city's goal is to distribute nearly 20,000 pieces of personal protective equipment to vulnerable communities.