(WSVN) - Some South Florida pharmacies will start distributing high-grade N-95 face masks for free Friday.

In partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, select Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Mas stores have already received shipments.

Each person is allowed to take three masks.

Store officials suggest calling a location ahead of time to see if they are stocked.

The stores should have them available by Jan. 31.

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