At LPI, we like to keep our customers well informed in these unusual times. We came across some articles of interest and wanted to share this information with you.

Doctors at Alberta Health Services say people shouldn’t leave hand sanitizer in their cars for an extended period. It is a fire hazard. The advice comes in a daily COVID-19 newsletter distributed to physicians, volunteers and staff. Read the article here. https://globalnews.ca/news/6976564/alberta-hand-sanitizer-fire-risk/

These professionals say hand washing with soap and warm water is still the best way to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But this is not always practical or possible when outside the home. With hand sanitizer being in short supply, many breweries, distilleries and community-based companies have started making their own with high alcohol content.

Another article states, “A slight but potentially significant shift has come to light on CDC’s website”. Where once their coronavirus guidelines warned that “it may be possible” to contract the virus through contaminated surfaces and objects, the website now lists “touching surfaces or objects” as an unlikely way of contracting the virus.” Original article here. https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2020/s0522-cdc-updates-covid-transmission.html