COVID-19

Clatsop County and local partners are again organizing the distribution of free face masks to the public. Masks will be handed out at no cost at multiple locations around the county on Thursday, Aug. 13.

This is the third distribution event coordinated by the Clatsop County Emergency Management office.

The KN95 adult face coverings are courtesy of the State of Oregon, which has made them available to county and tribal governments for distribution where most needed in their communities.

On Aug. 13, cities, fire districts and Community Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) will host drive-thru handout events between 4-7 p.m. at these locations:

Elsie-Vinemaple Fire Station, 42644 Loyd Lane, Seaside

Seaside Fire Station, 150 S. Lincoln, Seaside

Gearhart Fire Station, 670 Pacific Way, Gearhart

Warrenton Fire Station, 225 S. Main Ave., Warrenton

Lewis & Clark Fire Station, 34571 Hwy 101-Business

Astoria Aquatic Center, 1997 Marine Drive, Astoria

Cannon Beach City Hall, 163 E. Gower

Knappa Fire Station, 43114 Hillcrest Loop

To get a mask or masks, go to one of the listed locations and follow the posted directions:

When you get to the front of the line, stay in your car

Hold up fingers to show the number of masks you need

Roll down your window to receive your bag of masks

The masks will come with an informational handout on the proper use of face coverings.

In June Gov. Kate Brown issued guidelines requiring the use of face coverings in indoor public spaces statewide.

For more information call Clatsop County Emergency Management at (503) 325-8645 or email clatsopemd@co.clatsop.or.us.

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