EAST HAMPTON, Conn. – T.N. Dickinson’s, the world’s leading brand of Witch Hazel-based first aid products is championing an initiative to “Take Care” of health care workers and first responders by producing tons of hand sanitizer to donate throughout Connecticut in an effort to help combat the spread of COVID-19.
As a family-owned and operated business for the last 150 years in Connecticut, the brand launched the effort to further prioritize the health and well-being of the community.
“As you may know, TN. Dickinson’s Witch Hazel has been a staple of American Medicine Cabinets – Taking Care of your Families since 1866.” said Bryan Jackowitz, president of Dickinson Brands, Inc. “Now in an effort help ‘Take Care’ in these difficult times, we’ve decided to do our part by manufacturing hand sanitizer. This product will be donated to first responders and healthcare workers on the front lines across Connecticut to help combat the spread of COVID-19”
The donation of the first batch of hand sanitizer will help, thousands of healthcare workers across 15 hospitals including: Hartford Hospital, Middlesex Hospital, New Britain General Hospital, St. Francis Hospital, Norwalk Hospital, CT Children’s Medical Center, Yale New Haven Hospital, Westerly Hospital, Waterbury Hospital, Mid-State Medical Center, St. Mary’s Hospital and St. Vincent’s Medical Center.
Jackowitz also shared, “For our first run we’ve ramped up to produce over 2 tons of hand sanitizer to donate to healthcare workers and first responders throughout the state. During this time, and as always, we’re ensuring that we are taking the necessary safety precautions to protect all of our employees.” The FDA/WHO antiseptic hand sanitizer formula is 80% alcohol and will be distributed in 8 FL OZ bottles.
For more information on T.N. Dickinson’s response to COVID-19, please visit tndickinsons.com/covid-19-update.