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Just buy what you need, health department says

 
Series: Coronavirus | Story 27

Last updated 3/23/2020 at 3:52pm



As many people in Mill Creek know, and indeed all over Washington state, store shelves are empty of many supplies like hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes, toilet paper, and plastic gloves. This is because people are “overstocking” — buying too much and making it hard for their neighbors to find products when they need them.

Washington State Department of Health is asking people to reduce waste and help their neighbors by buying only what they need, so everyone can get supplies. There is also a worldwide shortage of masks, gowns, and gloves that keep health care workers safe. The worl...



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