Lexington Brewing & Distilling Co. producing hand sanitizer
26 March, 2020, 22:35
Toilet paper, soap, and hand sanitizer have become a bit tricky to find out in stores while businesses try to restock to fill demand.
Along with gin, bourbon, vodka, and ciders, staff at West End Ciderhouse and Distillery are now making hand sanitizer for the Athens County community.
Freeman says he, his wife and children are working more than 10 hours a day to bottle and label the hand sanitizer.
Due to the influx of requests to allow for temporary production, the "FDA is issuing this guidance in response to a number of queries from entities that are not now licensed or registered drug manufacturers that would like to prepare alcohol-based hand sanitizers, either for public distribution or for their own internal use", explains the introduction to the new guidance for manufacturers.
Last Saturday, President Donald Trump praised West Virginia and Kentucky for re-purposing alcohol production facilities, like Appalachian Distillery, to make hand sanitizer.
Not only are they making the hand sanitizer, but they are also offering it for free.
Wyoming Now Reports 44 Cases of COVID-19; Laramie County Has 11 The two people affected in Belmont County are contacts of a county couple who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the month. "It is extremely important that everyone stay home and avoid contact with others", reads a statement from Franklin County.
Not only will Houstonians be able to purchase the new line of sanitizer, but others across Texas will too. She's having trouble finding bottles.
During these tough times, the best thing everyone can do is stay home, stay clean, and do what they can to help their community without threatening anyone's safety.
According to the guild, some of the larger hospital systems they have heard from have said they need 200 to 600 gallons a week to keep up with their needs.
Hand sanitizer was one of the first items to go into short supply as the novel coronavirus pandemic grew. So when you stop in for hand sanitizer, you can support them by purchasing those other products.
More and more distilleries have been signing up for the job since the first stories of distilleries putting their equipment to use started coming out of the U.S.in mid-March.