Free cloth masks available Saturday December 12, 2020 in Nevada City
Free reusable cloth face masks designed to protect individuals from the coronavirus were handed at for the throughout the year at Dave’s Auto Repair in Nevada City. W The event is a joint effort with the Rotary Club of Nevada City and a group of sewers who call themselves “Mask Warriors Unite.” Masks have been donated by Nevada County Mask Warriors Unite, Zips Face Masks and Nevada City Rotarians.
Dave’s Auto Repair is located at 747 Zion St. in Nevada City. Community members were asked to stay in their cars and drive through the parking lot.
This event is a repeat of the very-popular Free COVID Mask Give Away events the groups hosted this summer. The Mask Warriors volunteer their time and expertise to make reusable cloth masks. Materials are from the sewers’ personal supply or purchased with donations from the community, which are encouraged.
Nevada City Rotary also distributed free cloth masks during the Nevada County Health Department's Flu Shot Clinic and the Club's Food Bank of Nevada County Food Drive in February 2021.