On April 24, 2020, Mayor Sylvester Turner announced MASK UP!, a grassroots public information campaign to encourage Houstonians to safeguard themselves from potential exposure to COVID-19.

The mayor, along with the Mayor’s Health Equity Response (H.E.R) Task Force, recruited some of Houston’s top celebrities to serve as campaign ambassadors to help spread the  message.

Olympic Gold Medalist and World Champion Gymnast Simone Biles

Major League Baseball World Series Champion Carlos Correa

Houston Rapper – the Boss of All Bosses – Slim Thug