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Publix to soon join rollout of free N95 masks

Publix is now joining the federal government’s program to distribute free N95 masks as part of the effort to curb the coronavirus.

Publix is confirming they will distribute the masks, but the details are still pending. “We are awaiting further information on delivery schedules to determine when the masks will be available for distribution in our stores,” said company spokeswoman Maria Brous.

The Biden administration recently announced that it would distribute 400 million of the high-quality face masks free to Americans. The masks come from the Strategic National Stockpile, which has a supply of more than 750 million.

Read more from our news partner, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

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