It's not just toilet paper
March 26, 2020
COLFAX – As concerns for being quarantined sweeps across the county, grocery stores in the area are finding shelves, which used to be stocked with toilet paper, pasta, canned foods, etcetera, swept bare.
Whitman County Emergency Management Director Bill Tensfeld said since there has been some lead time, people have had the time to go shopping all at once and that many people are out buying for three to four weeks when it should be for roughly two weeks.
"It's going to take a few weeks for the supply chain to catch up to the demand," Tensfeld said. "It's a couple of weeks, it's going to gi...