BRISTOL, Va. (WJHL) – The Bristol Virginia Fire Department is helping the community by making COVID-19 Community Response Kits available.
According to a release from BVFD, the kits are available to city resident who are in need of their own personal protective items.
The following items are contained in each kit:
- 1 disposable mask
- 1 reusable mask
- Pair of disposable gloves
- 2 oz. hand sanitizer
- Small packet of antibacterial wipes
The kits are being distributed with the help of the Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority, as well as representatives from faith-based organizations in the area.
A limited number of kits are available for pickup outside of each BVFD fire station.
Kits will be available for pickup from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on weekdays starting Monday, September 21 until supplies run out.
The following fire stations will have kits outside:
- Fire Station 1 – 211 Lee Street
- Fire Station 2 – 1603 Euclid Avenue
- Fire Station 3 – 105 Suncrest Drive
The kits were bought using federal CARES Act funds distributed to Bristol by the state.
For more information, contact Melanie Fleenor of the Bristol Virginia Fire Department at (276) 645-7304.