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Posted on: May 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City to continue distributing face masks

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The City of Bristol, Tennessee will continue distributing free, reusable face masks to City residents on Saturday morning as part of a state-wide plan to equip all Tennesseans with personal protective equipment.

Masks will be given out in the parking lot of the Bristol, Tennessee Municipal Building, 801 Anderson Street, from 9 a.m. until noon, on Saturday, May 16. Please remain in your vehicle and drive around to the distribution site. Supplies are limited, and you must be present to receive a mask.

More than 300,000 mask are currently being distributed throughout Tennessee as part of Gov. Bill Lee’s Unified-Command to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The City has distributed several hundred masks from its state-issued supply in recent days, and distribution will continue while supplies last. 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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