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Posted on: May 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City to distribute cloth masks to residents

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The City of Bristol, Tennessee will begin providing free face masks to City residents on Friday as part of Gov. Bill Lee’s plan to provide all Tennesseans with personal protective equipment.

Beginning at 1 p.m on Friday, May 8, the City will be distributing the reusable, cloth masks in the parking lot on the Alabama Street side of the Ida Stone Jones Community Tennis Center.  Supplies are limited and will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. You must be present to receive a mask.

More than 300,000 masks are being distributed throughout Tennessee’s 95 counties as part of Gov. Lee’s Unified-Command to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is encouraging all Americans, even those who feel healthy, to wear a cloth face mask in public.

 For additional information, please contact the Department of Community Relations at (423) 764-4171 or

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