Media AnnouncementMay 19, 2020For Immediate Release
City of Savannah to distribute cloth face coverings to community
SAVANNAH, GA (May 19, 2020) — The City of Savannah is distributing 4,500 cloth face coverings for free to the community.
Through a partnership with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Los Angeles-based apparel company Bella Canvas donated these coverings to the City.
Savannahians can pick up a cloth face covering at the front desk of City Hall during normal business hours or at the following Savannah Fire stations:
Savannah Fire personnel will distribute the face coverings at these locations from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, Thursday, May 21, and Friday, May 22 while supplies last.
Firefighters will be wearing PPE during distribution, and social distancing guidelines will be enforced. Savannah Fire has not resumed station house tours or walk-in blood pressure check services. Fire stations remain closed to the public.
CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings to cover their nose and mouth in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, like grocery stores and pharmacies. This is to protect people around you if you are infected but do not have symptoms.
Cloth face coverings should not be placed on young children under age 2 and should be washed and dried regularly.
Who: City of Savannah
What: City of Savannah to distribute cloth face coverings to the community
City Hall front desk:
Monday – Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday, May 20 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.
Thursday, May 21 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.
Friday, May 22 from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.