Daviess County distributes 15,000 surgical masks to businesses


DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (WEHT) – Daviess County Fiscal Court is distributing approximately 15,000 surgical masks to businesses having 50 or less employees on May 22 and May 25 per Governor Beshear’s reopening schedule. 

These businesses include, but are not limited to, restaurants, massage therapy and cosmetology salons such as barber, hair, nail, tanning, and tattooing.  Additionally, businesses currently open, having 50 or less employees, that did not receive masks in a prior distribution, are eligible for this program.

The mask distribution begins at 8:00 am on Wednesday, May 20. Qualifying businesses needing masks can schedule a convenient pickup time by calling (270) 685-8456 or (270) 685-6142. The pickup location will be the Daviess Co. Operations Center, 2620 Highway 81, Owensboro, Ky.

Businesses must provide a current copy of their Owensboro/Daviess Co. Occupational Business License at time of pickup for verification. Units will be distributed at no charge. Distribution arrangements will be scheduled on a first come, first serve basis.  Masks not picked up at the scheduled time will be placed back into inventory.

Please call the operations center at (270) 685-8424 for additional questions regarding the mask pick up.

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