City of Green Accepting Homemade Masks
GREEN, Ohio –To crafters and those who like to sew, the City of Green requests your assistance in building a supply of protective masks for our community. Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton confirms there is a place for these homemade masks to help reduce the spread of the virus. The City of Green is accepting masks on Tuesdays and Fridays between 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Blvd. beginning Friday, March 27. The masks will be distributed locally to health care and senior facilities, businesses, residents and volunteers who request them.
“As we preserve our medical grade masks for our vital safety forces and medical professionals, these homemade masks will play an important role in protecting our population from community spread,” said Green Mayor Gerard Neugebauer. “We are so grateful to our community for their willingness to use their talents to support this fight against the pandemic.”
There are many resources available on how to properly make protective non-surgical masks. The City recommends the instructions provided at www.joann.com/make-to-give-response/.
Request a Mask
The masks will be distributed to local businesses, volunteers and residents who request them. To request masks, please call the City’s Green Together hotline at 330-896-6933.
The City’s Mask Drop box is available outside the front doors of the Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Blvd., on Tuesday and Friday between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
For more information, email GreenTogether@cityofgreen.org or call 330-896-6933.
Find the City of Green’s Coronavirus information at cityofgreen.org/COVID-19.
The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents. Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County. Visit www.cityofgreen.org.
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