Prince George’s County Council Member Sydney Harrison and Council Vice-Chair Calvin S. Hawkins, II partner to provide face masks for front line workers.
Prince George’s County Council Member Sydney Harrison (District 9), and Council Vice-Calvin S. Hawkins, II (At-Large), in partnership with nonprofit Masks 4 America, the Fort Washington Alumnae Chapter, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and Board of Health Advisor, Dr. Yolandra Hancock, are providing N95 equivalent protective face masks for County healthcare workers and first-responders on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.
According to a press release:
As protective measures against the further community spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), executive orders have been issued by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks requiring face coverings in public places, especially where social distancing may be challenging.
Healthcare workers and first-responders around the country have welcomed donations of Personal Protective Equipment, including face masks, due to a shortage during the current global pandemic.
Council Members Harrison and Hawkins will distribute the donated masks on Tuesday, April 21,2020, at 12:30 p.m. to healthcare workers at the Greater Baden Medical Center, 7450 Albert Rd. in Brandywine, MD
Read the full press release for more information.
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