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FDOH - Okeechobee Has Cloth Masks Available for Free

By Amy Cormier

June 15, 2020

The Florida Department of Health in Okeechobee County continues to work with residents, visitors, and community leaders to identify and isolate positive cases of COVID-19 in Okeechobee County.

In an effort, to slow the spread and keep Okeechobee County safe, the Florida Department of Health in Okeechobee County will be offering cloth face covering to anyone in Okeechobee County that wishes to use a cloth face covering to protect themselves and others from COVID-19. We received a shipment from FEMA of 45,000 cloth face coverings. Individuals can pick up these free cloth face coverings while supplies last at the following locations during normal business hours:

Locations for cloth face covering public distribution:


The Florida Department of Health in Okeechobee County
Okeechobee Public Library
Okeechobee Parks & Recreation
Senior Services
Okeechobee City Hall
Douglas Brown Chobee Grocery
Okeechobee Clerk of Courts
Our Villiage
Morgan’s Furniture
Piper’s Screen Printing
Ag Extension Office
The Okeechobee Chamber of Commerce
Career Source Okeechobee Office
Welcome House
Pat’s Floral Design
Historic Court House Lobby

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