HOUSTON – City of Houston and Harris County officials along with other community leaders are distributing free masks ahead of a Harris County order requiring residents to wear masks when outside the home. The order goes into effect on Monday, April 27 and will remain in effect for the next 30 days.
The order requires individuals over the age of 10 to wear a face covering, which can be a homemade mask, scarf, bandana, or handkerchief.
Here’s where you can get a mask:
Monday, April 27
The Harris County Precinct 1 Constable’s Office
Cliffdale Baptist Church, 854 Enterprise Street Houston
Time: 12 – 2 p.m.
District A Council Member Amy Peck
9-10 a.m. (all locations). Locations will be drive-up only.
Carverdale Community Center, 9920 Porto Rico Road
Freed Park Community Center, 6186 Shadyvilla Lane
White Oak Conference Center, 7603 Antoine Drive
District D Council Member Carolyn Evans-Shabazz
11 a.m. Mount Hebron Missionary Baptist Church, 7817 Calhoun Rd.
District I Council Member Robert Gallegos
8 a.m - 1 p.m. The Tejano Center, 2950 Broadway
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Community Family Center, 7524 Avenue E
Tuesday, April 28
Harris County Constable Alan Rosen along with faith-based leaders
12 p.m.-2 p.m. New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church, 9126 Jensen Dr.
District K Council Member Martha Castex-Tatum
9 a.m. Fountain of Life Center, 14065 Main St.
District J Council Member Edward Pollard
10 a.m. Plaza Americas Mall, 7500 Bellaire Blvd
Not sure which council member represents you? Find out here: http://www.houstontx.gov/council/whoismycm.html
More mask distribution sites will be announced soon.