United Way of Wilkes has free cloth face masks available for the public, announced Wilkes United Way Director Clara Hickman.
Hickman said the masks are made of an anti-microbial T-shirt-type material that can be re-washed up to 15 times. They come in packs of five, with a limit of one pack per person, she added.
The masks can be picked up at the Wilkes United Way office at at 910 C Street, North Wilkesboro. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday.