Please add (or correct) to this list via the comments box below. This is a listing of local supplies. Some may be commercial outlets (for example, stores) and others may be local caches (firehouse). All Villages with retail stores should have bar soap and dish soap. However, not all communities may have access to hand sanitizers, respirators, etc. Be sure to read the background information about
- Hands, sanitizers –
- Disinfectants –
Corina’s Caselot Store ships to the Villages.
PO Box 769, Bethel, AK 99559, telephone 543-2204
- Purrell Hand Sanitizer (62%), 68 oz large bottle, currently $24.99 each
- Latex gloves, small, medium, or large sizes. Currently, $7.99 for box of 100.
Lucy’s Cache located at the old Alaska Air terminal, ships to Villages
PO Box 567, Bethel, AK 99559, telephone 543-2535
- Jelly Board cutting boards, made of certified food safe materials, come in small, medium, and large sizes and a variety of colors. These thin cutting sheets are reusable and can be disinfected. Use a different colored board for birds and poultry, another for meat, another for vegetables, another for fish to keep down cross-contamination. Easy to carry to the field.
At one point, I could find disposable cutting sheets at Swanson’s Grocery. These were made by SaranWrap and were a few-use item. I carry these on travel, in case I need to prepare food in my room. Pam
Swanson’s also ships to the Villages.
PO Box 889, Bethel, AK 99559
- Saran Disposable Cutting Sheets come 20 to a packet. They are almost 10 by 12 iinches. About $5.50 a pack.
I forgot to check on those Playtex dishwashing gloves, but I’m pretty sure they carry those. They are likely to have other types of working, rubberized gloves, too, either in the grocery part or the hardware store.
Kuskokwim Commercial Supply ships to the Villages.
PO Box 2888, Bethel, AK 99559
- ready-to-use and concentrated disinfectants
Forestry Suppliers, Inc. is a professional forestry, engineering, and environmental science supplier. Customer Service, 800-752-8460.
- Among other items for the field, they have single-use packets (like mustard packets) of 62% hand santizers. This is item number 25375.
- N95 Respirators
The Moldex mask (with valve)
The Women’s mask is
The pleated AO Safety Collapsible Dust Mask, is also NIOSH approved as N95