DENVER- Beginning Monday, Jan. 24, Denver residents will be able to pick up free KN95 and surgical masks at Denver Recreation Centers, as part of the State of Colorado’s mask distribution efforts. Denver Parks and Recreation has received 100,000 masks for distribution at 29 locations around the city.
Masks will be available for pick up during regular operating hours at all Denver Recreation Centers (except for La Alma, which is currently closed). Each resident is eligible to receive up to five, free masks while supplies last. Masks will NOT be available for pick up at any Denver library locations or fire stations.
While vaccination greatly reduces the chances of severe illness, hospitalization and death from COVID-19, masks are an important tool to limit the spread of the virus in our community.
Community transmission of the virus in Denver remains high. Denver’s current Public Health Order requires individuals aged 2 and older to wear a face-covering in public indoor spaces. These measures continue to protect the health and wellbeing of the community and alleviate pressure on the hospital system. For more information about the public health order, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.
[Shared on behalf of our friends at DPHE]