During a normal week NMC will field unique requests that challenge our thinking and require our team to provide solutions that may not have yet been thought of. With the COVID-19 pandemic gripping the world, those request have increased dramatically. One request during the week of March 23rd seemed easy – “we need some labels”. That’s a daily request here at NMC. Turned out, the customer needed (to start) 50,000 labels, and they needed them next day, and they needed CDC (Centers for Disease Control) approval. OK…and…OK!
The NMC team buckled down and didn’t overcommit. We did however produce those labels, from customer approval-to-delivery in less than 12 hours, well ahead of schedule.
The labels were destined for state-manufactured emergency hand-sanitizer meant to supplement decreasing availability at the retail level. We’re happy to report that those bottles are already in-use; that’s teamwork and dedication!
Short of Hand Sanitizer, here are some handwashing tips:
Handwashing can help prevent illness, but there’s a technique. It involves five simple and effective steps (Wet, Lather, Scrub, Rinse, Dry) you can take to reduce the spread of respiratory illness so you can stay healthy. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone, except the germs.
It is recommended that you wash your hands for at least 20 seconds – if you don’t have a clock, you don’t need one, just sing Happy Birthday, twice.
Learn more about when and how to wash your hands, the importance of using soap and water, and what you can do if soap and clean, running water are not available. Whether you are at home, at work, traveling, or already sick, find out how good hand hygiene can protect you, your family, and others.