Coronavirus News: White House sending Suffolk County 200,000 masks

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Monday, April 6, 2020
White House sends Suffolk County 200,000 masks
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The county ran out of masks, so the White House sent 200,000 more.

SUFFOLK COUNTY (WABC) -- The White House is sending 200,000 N95 masks to Suffolk County at no cost.

Congressman Lee Zeldin pleaded for help from the federal government after learning the county's stockpile ran out.

Two nights ago, he and County Executive Steve Bellone locked in another 150,000 masks for healthcare workers across Suffolk County.

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