On Feb. 7, Meredith College announced that the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) has approved an order of KN95 masks to be used in helping Meredith stop the spread of COVID-19. Distribution of the masks began last week.
Students, staff and faculty can pick up their 10 free KN95 masks from the Campus Store in the Cate Center. Students are required to show their CamCard in order to receive their free masks. The campus store is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and onFridays from 8:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
At this time, KN95, N95, KF94 and surgical masks are being recommended for better protection against COVID-19 and its variants.
Sites in Wake County are also distributing free N95 masks. To find out more, please visit the Wake County website regarding locations for pick up.
By Rachel Van Horne, Associate Editor