I have a tube of antiseptic wipes, a hand sanitizer pump and extra masks in the car just in case. I still wipe off the groceries before I bring them in. People look at me funny but I am just trying to protect my high risk family. Is it futile? That REALLY remains to be seen.

One thing that is futile: Is frozen hand sanitizer. If that stuff is freezing up in your car already... It is more than likely junk. The good stuff shouldn't freeze up until at least negative 50 degrees Fahrenheit. If you have some frozen sanitizer, it likely wasn't protecting you anyway so throw that crap away! Click here for the full story.

I have had the wipes freeze up a few times but that makes more sense.

For a while, it was hard to find this stuff in stores and on the internet, people were gouging each other like it was toilet paper. Right now on Amazon, a 5 pack of disinfecting wipes will run you over 70 bucks after taxes. Click here to see it for yourself. 

If you find yourself running low and jonesin' for some, the World Health Organization has a link to do it yourself sanitizer? Click here to see how to make your own! If you still trust the World Health Organization.

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