One of the first things that Americans inexplicably started hoarding when the coronavirus outbreak first began was toilet paper. Now, many stores around the country are completely sold out of this household essential. County music star Jason Aldean is among those frustrated by the inability to find any TP.
He posted a hilarious image on Instagram of a long CVS receipt rolled around the toilet paper holder. “This is what it’s come to at my house since y’all bought up all the toilet paper,” Aldean wrote in the caption.
His 17-year-old daughter Keely responded, “DAD,” to which Aldean replied with a crying laughing emoji.
“CVS must have known the shortage was coming. Their receipts are always on their game,” one person joked.
“I’m cutting up old T-shirt’s I can’t fit in anymore as we speak,” another said.
Aldean was one of many artists who were forced to postpone their tour due to the pandemic. He announced the news on Instagram last week.
“I am sitting on my bus in Madison, Wisconsin. We had a show here in a few hours, were supposed to have a show, but I just found out that we are having to postpone the show,” he said. “This is the last weekend of the tour, and obviously not the way I wanted it to end for us or for you guys. We were looking forward to kind of going out on a high note.”
“But obviously with all the stuff going on, the virus and all the stuff that’s kind of crazy, the city and state officials are basically making it mandatory to shut everything down,” he continued. “It’s not something that we wanted, not our call, something that was completely out of our hands. We’re really sorry for anybody who was inconvenienced by this deal, but we are trying to reschedule.”
The CDC has issued some tips for helping to avoid contracting the disease.
Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
Stay home when you are sick.
Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe.
CDC does not recommend that people who are well wear a facemask to protect themselves from respiratory diseases, including COVID-19.
Facemasks should be used by people who show symptoms of COVID-19 to help prevent the spread of the disease to others. The use of facemasks is also crucial for health workers and people who are taking care of someone in close settings (at home or in a health care facility).
Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after going to the bathroom; before eating; and after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol. Always wash hands with soap and water if hands are visibly dirty.