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Dow Constantine


King County distributing free face coverings in Bellevue on Aug. 4

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Free face coverings will be available for King County residents on Tuesday Aug. 4 at the Eastgate Assessment and Recovery site in Bellevue. During the drive-through event King County residents can receive 2 masks per person for up to six people per household or up to 12 masks per vehicle.

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King County residents can obtain free face coverings to help combat the spread of COVID-19 at a distribution event in Bellevue on Tuesday. These masks are a part of 25 million face coverings purchased by King County, and will be the third public distribution hosted by King County.

The drive-through distribution event is open only to King County residents. Each resident can receive two reusable cloth masks, and each vehicle can obtain masks for up to six household members, or 12 masks per vehicle.

With recent directives from the state Department of Health and Public Health – Seattle & King County, face coverings should be worn in indoor public spaces and outdoors when six-feet distances can’t be maintained. Face coverings can help reduce transmission of the virus, and along with hand washing and social distancing, play an important role in ending the outbreak.

King County Face Covering Distribution

Where: Eastgate Assessment and Recovery site, 13620 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98005

When: Tuesday, Aug. 4 from 1-5 p.m.

Note: Must be King County residents, limit of two face coverings per person, for up to six household members. This is a drive through distribution event. Residents should enter and exit at the designated spots on SE Eastgate Way.

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For more information, contact:

Chase Gallagher, Executive Office, 206-263-8537


King County Executive
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