(CBS4) – Several local distilleries have stepped up to help local first responders by making and donating hand sanitizer to help combat coronavirus. The Denver Fire Department says Mystic Mountain Distillery donated a 55 gallon drum of hand sanitizer.
The department will use it in their daily operations and during treatment of patients.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: As Delta Variant Causes Dramatic Increase In Cases, Governor Says Getting To 80% Vaccination Rate Would 'Make An Enormous Difference'
The Lafayette Police Department says Mad Rabbit Distillery donated gallons of hand sanitizer to their department. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office says Spring44 Distilling donated 600 bottles of hand sanitizer to the sheriff’s office earlier this week.READ MORE: 'It's Been A Headache': Hundreds Without Natural Gas In Denver For Nearly A Week
“The distillery began to alter their business in light of COVID-19 and are now helping provide hand sanitizer to first responders throughout the area,” the sheriff’s office said in a social media post on Thursday.MORE NEWS: Testing For COVID Ramping Up Again In Colorado