In the wake of panic buying due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, one local paper company is offering paper essentials to El Paso residents.

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 people across America have been panic buying, causing a frenzy and preventing the general public from purchasing everyday products such as toilet paper and sanitizing products.

The shortage of these products makes it difficult especially for the elderly who do not have the ability to purchase these basic necessities at this time.

Enter Spectrum Paper Company here in El Paso - they are stepping in and opening their doors to the general public with plenty of toilet paper and kitchen towels on hand for purchase.

They will be accepting cash only on the following products and will limit amounts due to high demand.

  • 8 rolls of economy toilet paper for $4
  • 8 rolls of premium toilet paper for $5
  • 1 roll of kitchen towels for $1

Spectrum Paper Company is located at 27 Concord St, El Paso, TX 79906

They are open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Health and government officials along have urged the public to stop panic buying these goods and instead practice handwashing and avoid close contact to prevent the contamination. The human coronaviruses like the one that causes COVID-19 are most commonly spread through coughing and sneezing, personal contact like shaking hands, and touching a surface with the virus and then touching your eyes, nose or mouth.

If you are showing the signs and symptoms of COVID-19, you are asked to call your local provider or hospital and let them know about your condition before arriving at the facility. Be safe and be kind to one another, do not panic, we will get through this together as long as we are mindful of each other and by maintaining distance at the moment. If you have any questions regarding COVID-19, call 2-1-1 for more information.