If you've been out shopping lately, maybe you noticed that there seems to be a good supply of essentials like hand sanitizer, toilet paper, etc. Although in some places there are still limits on how much you can buy of certain items.

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Don't get too comfortable with all the restocked shelves. As the pandemic numbers climb, especially in our part of the country, there is a strong possibility that supply chains could be slowed down like a few months ago and some things may be hard to find.

If you are already doubling up on your holiday supplies, you are not alone. There seem to be a lot of people that are stocking up in the event there is another shortage, like before.

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It would really suck to have the holidays approaching and you have very little to pick from at the grocery store.

According to the most recent infection numbers, so far, October is seeing the highest numbers in 2 months. The possibility of it getting worse is a pretty safe bet with cooler weather moving in and people spending more time indoors.

So, I would recommend, without being one of those hoarder type people, get out there early and stock up on whatever supplies you'll need to entertain and eat during the holiday season.

Good luck!