Hy-Vee Is Giving Away Free Masks Today
Hy-Vee has announced they're giving away cloth masks at all of their stores today. Starting at 7 am, Tuesday, May 26, customers at more than 125 of its grocery stores and drug stores can pick up a mask.
According to KWQC-TV and a Hy-Vee news release,
"Every Hy-Vee grocery store and Hy-Vee Drugstore in Iowa will have approximately 500 Hanes Defender cloth masks to distribute to customers on a first-come, first-served basis. The masks are intended for those who have not been able to obtain a mask to help protect themselves from the coronavirus (COVID-19)."
The Iowa Department of Public Health supplied 75,000 masks to the Iowa based grocery chain for distribution in partnership with the HanesBrands, Inc., the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).