City of Fort Worth handing out free masks to local businesses

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The city of Fort Worth is handing out free masks to local businesses to help encourage COVID-19 safety and keep employees protected.

From 8am - 2pm today and tomorrow, people just have to show a business card to get up to 250 free masks for their business.

According to the city, businesses can pick up the masks in increments of 50 at the Visitor Center on Main Street in downtown while supplies last.

Tarrant County continues to struggle with the spread of the coronavirus. Over 1,100 new cases were reported yesterday, the 6th straight day the county has reported more than one thousand new cases.

Later this morning, Tarrant County Commissioners will meet and will vote on extending the mask mandate.