Residents of the Village of Kenmore and Town of Tonawanda will have free masks made available this week.

There will be two times masks will be distributed this week -- this Thursday May 21, and this Saturday May 23, according to WGRZ.

Thursday's event will take place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the following locations:

  • Brighton Arena, 251 Brompton Road
  • Ellwood Fire Hall, 1000 Englewood Avenue
  • Kenilworth Fire Hall, 84 Hawthorne Avenue
  • River Road Fire Company will be at the Boys and Girls Club of Northtowns, 54 Riverdale Avenue
  • Sheridan Park Fire Hall, 738 Sheridan Drive

Masks will be distributed on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m at the following locations:

  • Kenmore Fire Hall, 16 Nash Road
  • Brighton Arena, 251 Brompton Road
  • Ellwood Fire Hall, 1000 Englewood Avenue
  • Kenilworth Fire Hall, 84 Hawthorne Avenue
  • River Road Fire Co. will be at the Boys and Girls Club of Northtowns, 54 Riverdale Avenue
  • Sheridan Park Fire Hall, 738 Sheridan Drive

The masks are being made available to residents through a partnership with the county, the Town of Tonawanda Town Board, the Village of Kenmore, Town of Tonawanda Emergency Services, town and village fire departments, as well as the Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department, according to WGRZ.

Masks can help prevent the spread of COVID19, and are required when going into most stores and businesses.