Mower County Fire Departments receive homemade masks from community members during weeklong “Homemade Mask Drive”

Governor Walz’ weeklong “Homemade Mask Drive” ended Saturday with the Austin Fire Department receiving 634 homemade masks from community members.

The Fire Department stated that the masks will be given to workers and residents of Austin congregate living facilities to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.

Other fire departments in Mower County also reported receiving numerous mask donations.