Niagara County Handing Out Free Masks And Hand Sanitizer
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and people are anxious about what the fall moths will bring, Niagara County is helping residents to stay safe and prevent the spread.
According to reports, they will be distributed at the Public Safety Training Facility on Niagara Street Extension in Lockport. Each vehicle is eligible to receive a package of five masks and four bottles of sanitizer.
You can get your freebies between 4-8pm Wednesday!
I have been wearing one of the neck gator/rash guard style masks. However, it has recently been announced that they may be less effective than a surgical style or even a homemade mask. The most difficult part about the mask issue is trying to get our 2 year old to keep his on. It lasts about a solid 3 minutes before he is ripping it off of his face. We don't really take the kids places that would require a mask. However, there are times that we find our selves in a situation where it is unavoidable. For example, when our 4 year old has to use the bathroom when we are away from home on a Sunday drive.
It is not comfortable to wear a mask. And being told that we have to is even more annoying. But if it makes things improve more quickly and helps keep others safe, it is worth the agony.