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Leave some for your neighbors


March 18, 2020

The Washington State Department of Health is encouraging citizens to take it easy in the stores, issuing a press release with the following information:

The COVID-19 pandemic may have you rushing to stock up on hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, and other supplies. But before you sweep the store aisles clean of these items, you might want to remind yourself of the harm you’re causing to yourself and your community by overstocking.

The more you overstock those supplies, the less is available for your sick neighbors, and for doctors, dentists, and emergency response personnel. Doing our part to keep vulnerable people healthy includes making sure they have access to necessary supplies.


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