SHELBY COUNTY, TN – Beginning Thursday, May 7, 2020, the Shelby County Health Department will dispense fabric face masks at Shelby County Health Department locations around Shelby County.
The masks are provided by Renfro Corporation in partnership with Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s Unified Command Group to provide Tennessee citizens with access to personal protective equipment.
“The Health Department encourages wearing a face mask or facial covering when in public, whether working, shopping, or running errands. Masks and facial coverings can help prevent the spread of COVID-19,” said Alisa Haushalter, Shelby County Health Department Director. “We thank Governor Lee and the Renfro Corporation for providing masks for the people of Shelby County to protect themselves and others from the COVID-19 virus.”
Individuals may pick up masks, one per customer, while supplies last, at all Shelby County Health Department sites listed below during the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., with the exception of the Collierville clinic, which is open Tuesday and Thursday only, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. No appointment is needed to pick up a mask.
For more information about COVID-19 call the Shelby County Health Department’s COVID-19 hotline, seven days a week, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 833-943-1558 or visit our COVID-19 web page: www.shelbytnhealth.com/coronavirus.