Support Local News.

At a moment of historic disruption and change with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the calls for social and racial justice and the upcoming local and national elections, there's never been more of a need for the kind of local, independent and unbiased journalism that The Day produces.
Please support our work by subscribing today.

Free mask giveaway in Norwich Thursday

Norwich — Uncas Health District and World Sikh Parliament Welfare Council will hold a free mask distribution from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Norwichtown Shell station, 168 W. Town St., Norwich.

This will be Sikh community’s fifth mask drive in Connecticut. They will also be distributing hand sanitizer and face shields.

“There is still need to promote education and awareness among people about benefits of wearing a mask,'' Swaranjit Singh Khalsa, member of the World Sikh Parliament, said in a news release.

“I truly appreciate the World Sikh Parliament’s willingness to support this free event,” Uncas Health District Director Patrick McCormack said in the release. “I hope it serves as a friendly reminder to stay vigilant while providing free masks to those that need them.”

READER COMMENTS

Loading comments...
Hide Comments
Stay up to date with The Day's breaking coronavirus coverage
Sign up to receive our daily coronavirus newsletter

All of our stories about the coronavirus are being provided free of charge as a service to the public. You can find all of our stories here.

You can support local journalism by subscribing or donating to The Day.


TRENDING

PODCASTS