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Locals make run on hand sanitizer; toilet paper supplies low

Concerns of the Coronavirus have reached into La Conner.

Tuesday Mayor Ramon Hayes sent this recommendation from the Skagit County Health Officer to Town Councilmembers and staff: “The community should postpone non-essential events and gatherings of ten or more people.”

While there are no known infections in Skagit County, there have been local cancellations and runs on hand sanitizer, rubbing alcohol and, yes, toilet paper.

At the start of last week staff taped a “No masks, No Sanitizer” sign on the door of the La Conner Drug store.

Saturday they were still out of masks, if they ever had them...


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