LONG BEACH (CBSLA) – In a sign of the times, fliers at Long Beach Airport who stop by the vending machine hoping for a quick snack will be in for a bit of a surprise.
The airport this week installed a new vending machine that dispenses personal protective equipment (PPE) to fliers.READ MORE: Crews Make Progress On Emigrant Fire Burning Near 5 Freeway In Pyramid Lake Area
The machine, stationed just ahead of the TSA area, offers face masks, disposable gloves and hand sanitizer.
Prices vary from $4 to $14.READ MORE: Robert Durst, New York Real Estate Scion, Convicted Of 1st Degree Murder In Death Of Longtime Friend Susan Berman
All five carriers at the airport require passengers to wear face coverings before boarding.
Ontario Airport also announced Thursday it would be adding several PPE kiosks in both of its terminals.MORE NEWS: FBI Offers $20K Reward For Couple Who Went On The Run After Being Convicted In COVID-19 Relief Fraud Scheme
As of Wednesday, the city of Long Beach had reported 2,783 coronavirus cases and 116 deaths from the disease.