Starting March 1, 2022 David Raines Community Health Centers will have NIOSH-approved N95 masks available for distribution to patients and members of the community. David Raines Community Health Centers was among 10 Louisiana health centers chosen to receive N95 masks to distribute to the community in the initial phase of HRSA’s (Health Resources & Service Administration) N95 Mask Program. The program is part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to ensure the nation’s underserved communities have equitable access to public health tools needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19. HRSA’s program will incrementally provide the NIOSH-approved N95 masks to approximately 100-200 health centers.
David Raines Community Health Centers will offer one pack of 5 masks per individual while supplies last. Masks will be available at the following 5 David Raines Community Health Centers locations: Shreveport on West 70th St, Bossier, Gilliam, Minden, Haynesville.For more information on recommendations and guidance on mask usage visit: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/free-n95-manufacturers.html.