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Working Together: Organizations distributing masks for truck drivers across the country

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Posted at 8:10 PM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 20:11:55-04

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HANCOCK COUNTY — Several organizations are working to distribute protective masks to truck drivers in Indiana during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Masks will be distributed on Friday at rest areas near the 107 mile-marker of Interstate 70 in Hancock County and the rest area near the 43 mile-marker of Interstate 94 in LaPorte County, according to Indiana State Police.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Indiana State Police, and Indiana Motor Truck Association will help distribute the masks.

One million masks were provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to FMCSA to distribute to truck drivers across the nation.

For a list list of mask distribution locations across the country, click here.

What is Working Together?
Working Together is a new WRTV initiative that focuses on telling impactful stories highlighting the wide range of cultures, areas and people that make central Indiana the place that it is. Through our Working Together initiative we will share the stories of our communities and carry their voices forward. We’re Working for You by Working Together.

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