PITTSBURGH, PA (October 26, 2020) City of Pittsburgh employees will be receiving free masks from the Ford Motor Company to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Legislation is being introduced to Pittsburgh City Council tomorrow to accept 492,480 Ford facemasks valued at $201,916.
The high-quality ASTM Level 3 masks will be added to a Department of Public Safety stock, and distributed to employees via Public Safety and the Department of Public Works.
Ford worked with its self-driving technology partner, Pittsburgh-based Argo AI, to coordinate the delivery of the masks.
Tonight, the City-County Building is illuminated to recognize Poison Prevention Week and the 50th Anniversary of "Mr. Yuk" in partnership with Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.
For questions about the lighting at the City-County Building, please reach out to the Office of the Mayor.