Adams County officials to distribute masks to area residents

Published 3:36 pm Friday, May 22, 2020

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NATCHEZ — Adams County officials will be distributing masks on Saturday, May 23, in an effort to combat COVID-19 and to slow the spread of the virus within the community.

Neifa Hardy of Adams County Emergency Management and Liaison Officer said Saturday’s mask distribution will be drive-thru only and is only open to residents of Adams County.

Residents should only receive masks in the pick-up location for their respective district and should have a form of ID available — either a driver’s license, utility bill or passport. Additional masks may be picked up for minors or disabled individuals who reside within the same household.

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Members of the Adams County Board of Supervisors and Adams County Emergency Operations Center will distribute facemasks to Adams County residents from 9 a.m. until noon at the following locations:

  • For residents of District 1, Supervisor Wes Middleton, masks will be distributed at the former K-Mart parking lot at 280 John R. Junkin Drive.
  • For residents of District 2, Supervisor Kevin Wilson, masks will be distributed at a later date.
  • For residents of District 3, Supervisor Anglea Hutchins, masks will be distributed at the Adams County Safe Room at 323 Liberty Road.
  • For residents of District 4, Supervisor Ricky Gray, masks will be distributed at Joseph L. Frazier Elementary School at 1445 George F. West Sr. Boulevard.
  • For the residents of District 5, Supervisor Warren Gaines, masks will be distributed at Foster Mound Volunteer Fire Department at 228 Foster Mound Road.