NYC Face Coverings Distribution

New York City will continue distributing face coverings in parks across the city free of charge through Tuesday, May 12th. Use the map below to find the closest Parks distribution location, date, and time.

Note: The masks being distributed are washable cloth.

Reusable cloth masks were distributed to families at Prospect Park on May 2nd.

All New Yorkers are required to wear a mask or face covering when out in public and in situations where a 6-foot distance from others cannot be maintained.

People with disabilities and seniors who are unable to go out can request face coverings by emailing PPERequest@mopd.nyc.gov

Locations:
(Locations, dates, and times are subject to change due to inclement weather.)

Linden Park
Entrance at Linden Blvd and Vermont St
Brooklyn, NY
Face covering distribution dates:
Thursday, May 7, 2PM-4PM

Betsy Head Park
Herzl St and Dumont Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday, May 12, 10AM-12PM

Social distancing was underscored as NYC Parks workers and volunteers during their distribution at Prospect Park on May 2nd.

These other locations are three miles and more away from zip code 11239:

Edward Byrne Park
133-38 135th Ave
Queens, NY
Tuesday, May 12, 2PM-4PM

Forest Park
Visitor Center (Woodhaven Blvd and Forest Park Dr)
Queens, NY
Sunday, May 10, 10AM-12PM

Saratoga Park
Entrance at Macon St between Saratoga Ave and Howard Ave
Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday, May 12, 10AM-12PM

Phil “Scooter” Rizzuto Park
95th Ave and 126th St
Queens, NY
Thursday, May 7, 2PM-4PM

St. Johns Park
Recreation Center
Brooklyn, NY
Monday, May 11, 2PM-4PM

St. Andrew’s Playground
Entrance on Kingston between Atlantic and Herkimer (Around 33 Kingston)
Brooklyn, NY
Tuesday, May 12, 2PM-4PM

Baisley Pond Park
155 St And Baisley Blvd
Queens, NY
Tuesday, May 12, 2PM-4PM

Marine Park
Salt Marsh Nature Center (3301 Avenue U)
Brooklyn, NY
Thursday, May 7, 10AM-12PM

The City of New York has prepared a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) document for face coverings during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Photos by Dean Moses