City of Gulfport
2401 53rd Street South
Gulfport, FL 33707  
(727) 893-1000
For Immediate Release

In conjunction with the Board of County Commissioners, the City of Gulfport has received an additional 6,000 face masks through the efforts of Pinellas County Commissioner, Ken Welch. Residents who are in need of a FREE face mask are advised to go to the 49th Street Neighborhood Center and/or the Gulfport Casino Ballroom. Both facilities are walk-up sites. Cloth face masks will be available on a first come, first served basis.

49th Street Neighborhood Center  
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(727) 893-1000

Gulfport Casino Ballroom
Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
(727) 893-1000

It is in part of the efforts to slow a recent, rapid spike in COVID-19 cases in the community. These Community Leaders remind us it’s important we continue to help slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep members of our communities healthy and safe. Wearing a cloth face covering, practicing social distancing, and washing your hands are good practices that will continue to protect us and our neighbors. Pictured above are the City of Gulfport Vice Mayor, Michael Fridovich, City of Gulfport Councilmember, Paul Ray, Pinellas County Commissioner, Kenneth Welch, City of Gulfport Councilmember, April Thanos, Pinellas County Commissioner, Charlie Justice, and City of Gulfport Councilmember, Christine Brown. Thank you for wearing a mask.

For more information about when and how to properly wear a mask, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's website at 

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