Biden admin to send 25M masks to community health centers, food pantries
The Biden administration said Wednesday that it plans to deliver more than 25 million masks to more than 1,300 community health centers and thousands of food pantries and soup kitchens, in an effort to reach the most vulnerable Americans.
White House Coronavirus Task Force Director Jeffrey Zients said the new effort would cost $86 million.
The administration, beginning next month, will deliver the masks to community health centers and more than 60,000 food pantries and soup kitchens across the nation.
The masks will be “high-quality”, “washable” and in line with CDC guidance.
“We believe this policy makes a lot of sense in that it allows people who are not able to, in some situations,…