CCSO announces mask distribution sites in Carteret County


CARTERET COUNTY, N.C. (WNCT) Carteret County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from Carteret County Emergency Services, the Carteret County Health Department, and local police departments, will be distributing cloth face coverings beginning Tuesday.

Carteret County Sheriff Asa Bank says, “In an effort to help slow the spread of COVID-19, Carteret County officials reached out to the North Carolina Office of Emergency Management and requested 10,000 reusable, cloth face coverings are delivered to Carteret County so we could provide a mask to residents who have limited financial means, are on a fixed budget or otherwise couldn’t get a mask.”

Residents may pick up a cloth face covering during regular business hours at the following locations:

• Atlantic Beach Police Department, 125 W Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach
• Beaufort Police Department, 215 Pollock Street, Beaufort
• Cape Carteret Police Department, 102 Dolphin Street, Cape Carteret
• Carteret County Health Department, 3820 Bridges Street # A, Morehead City
• Carteret County Sheriff’s Office, 304 Craven Street, Beaufort
• Emerald Isle Police Department, 7500 Emerald Drive, Emerald Isle
• Indian Beach Police Department, 1401 Salter Path Road, Indian Beach
• Morehead City Police Department, 300 N 12th Street, Morehead City
• Newport Police Department, 255 Howard Blvd, Newport
• Pine Knoll Shores Police Department, 314 Salter Path Road, Pine Knoll Shores

Staff members will be at those locations to provide face coverings to Carteret County residents as they come into the office.

These masks can be washed and reused.

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