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City of Lake Wales & Polk County Distributing Free Face Masks


Last updated 7/22/2020 at 10:18am

As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Polk County and Lake Wales, the City of Lake Wales has partnered with Polk County government services to distribute disposable face masks to its citizens.

Polk County has purchased one million disposable, multi-use masks utilizing federal CARES Act funds.

"24,000 masks will be available for our citizens to safely pick up at convenient locations," stated Joe Jenkins, Lake Wales Fire Chief and Emergency Operations Director.

Individual envelopes containing four masks each, may be picked up at four municipal building locations. E...

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