Face Coverings for Putnam County Seniors “Drive-by” Distribution

What:

The Putnam County Office for Senior Resources is pleased to announce that is has scheduled 2 Face Covering Distribution days for Putnam County seniors. The face covering is a white washable cotton fabric and will come with washing instructions.

Seniors have been identified as being a group that is very vulnerable to the COVID-19 or Coronavirus. Putnam County Department of Health and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance recommends that we wear face coverings when in groups and in public settings.

Who: This program is for the benefit of Putnam County seniors of age 60 and older

When: From 12pm noon to 2 pm on

  • Friday June 5, 2020 and
  • Monday June 8, 2020

Where:

  • Carmel Friendship Center, 110 Old Rt. 6, Bldg. 1, Carmel
  • Koehler Senior Center, 180 Rt. 6, Mahopac
  • Putnam Valley Senior Center, 117 Town Park Lane, Putnam Valley
  • Friendship Center in Philipstown, 1756 Rt. 9D, Lahey Pavilion, Cold Spring

How:

The health and safety of our seniors and staff is paramount during this distribution program so we will have signage posted directing cars and walk-ins where to go. Staff will also be outside our centers during the distribution period. Seniors driving in are to remain in their cars and the face coverings will be handed to them on a tray by OSR staff and volunteers wearing face coverings and gloves.