Ascension Parish Government to distribute face masks to local citizens

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ASCENSION, La (BRPROUD) Ascension Parish President Clint Cointment announced today that the Parish has received 49,060 cotton face masks donated by the Hanes T-shirt company to the State of Louisiana,and distributed by GOHSEP to all parishes based on population.

The masks were then distributed by Ascension’s OHSEP to all area fire departments and city
Mayors, again based on population.

Distribution of the masks to the public will begin Monday,
April 27 and end when supplies are depleted.

The masks will be distributed at the following locations:

  • Prairieville Fire Station #30, 14517 LA 73: 5 pm to 7 pm
  • Prairieville Fire @ Franks Restaurant – 17425 Airline Hwy, Prairieville: 5 pm to 7 pm
  • Galvez Lake Fire Station 50, 16288 Joe Sevario Rd: 5 pm to 7 pm
  • St Amant Fire Station 62, 14337 HWY 431 St Amant: 5 pm to 7 pm
  • Geismar Fire Station 80, 12171 HWY 73: 5 pm to 7 pm
  • 7th District Fire Station 70, 13337 N. HWY 44: 5 pm to 7 pm
  • 5th Ward Fire Station – Fire District #1: 13192 Airline HWY: 5 pm to 7 pm
  • City of Gonzales- T Joe Park – Orice Roth Road- 12:00 pm until all gone
  • City of Donaldsonville – Lemann Center, 1100 Clay St,: 5 pm to 7 pm
  • Town of Sorrento – Town employees will distribute masks to the homes of all residents overthe age of 60 or with special needs on Monday, April 27. On Tuesday, May 8, all remainingmasks will be distributed through the Town Hall drive up window beginning at 9 am. One maskper adult, while supplies last.

Distribution is limited to one bag of masks per vehicle; each bag contains 5 masks. The masks are reusable and should be machine washed with warm water, use only non-chlorine bleach ifneeded and tumble dry on high.

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