Free mask event Thursday in Elma

Another local event to distribute free face masks has been scheduled.

The Grays Harbor County Emergency Operations Center announced that they will be hosting a drive-up mask distribution event this Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 10 AM to 2 PM at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds in Elma.

The drive-up site will be set up in front of the Pavilion in the parking lot . 

At this event, staff will be distributing two (2) free, reusable face masks for every individual that is below the 200% Federal Poverty Level in Washington State.

No identification or proof of income is required. This is the second site of multiple anticipated locations and dates. More information to come on future sites.

Under Governor Jay Inslee’s new proclamation, Mask Up, Washington, all residents are required to wear a face covering when in public and unable to adequately social distance. Grays Harbor County Public Health and Grays Harbor County Emergency Operations Center would like to encourage all residents of Grays Harbor to comply with this order.

These masks, provided by Washington State Emergency Management, are intended to help residents be able to comply with the Governor’s order.

Size of Family   2020 Federal Poverty Level 200% of FPL
Individuals     $12,760 $25,520
Family of 2     $17,240 $34,480
Family of 3     $21,720 $43,440
Family of 4     $26,200 $52,400
Family of 5     $30,680 $61,360
Family of 6     $35,160 $70,320
Family of 7     $39,640 $79,280
Family of 8     $44,120 $88,240