Metro Public Health Dept. gives free face masks at Lentz Public Health Center drive-thru

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Because of a delivery bottleneck for professional face masks during covid-19 pandemic a lot of people started to organize DIY production of face masks at home. (Getty)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — The Metro Public Health Department is giving away free face masks to anyone who needs them.

A drive-through distribution tent is set up in the Lentz Public Health Center parking lot at 2500 Charlotte Ave. Masks will be handed out Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Health officials said they’ve offered about 50,000 free masks at events at other locations in Nashville in the last two weeks.

The masks were provided by Governor’s Unified Command Group.

Stay with News 2 for continuing coverage of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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