HEB Limits Purchases of Toilet Paper and Paper Towels as Coronavirus Cases Increase in Texas

Don’t panic, but HEB is limiting toilet paper purchases once again.

As coronavirus cases in Texas increase, the demand for toilet paper and paper towels has also increased. HEB set new purchase limits statewide on June 27.

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Purchase limits were first set at HEB in March, but began to relax when Texas reopened. However, restaurants, bars, and more are starting to close again as the pandemic continues and Texas sees an increase in coronavirus cases. The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state exceeded 150,000 on Sunday.

Here are the current purchase limits for HEB stores across Texas:

  • Breast – Limit 2
  • Multiple pack of bath tissues – limit 2
  • Individual tissue bath – limit 2
  • Paper towels – limit 2
  • Acetaminophen: 2 items in total (includes over-the-counter baby, trial and travel sizes)
  • HEB / Famotidine and Pepcid Acid Controller 50ct and larger – Limit 1
  • HEB Acid Controller / Famotidine and Pepcid smaller than 50ct – Limit 2
  • Disinfecting and antibacterial sprays – 2 items
  • Disinfecting and antibacterial wipes – 2 items
  • Travel Size Antibacterial & Disinfecting Spray / Wipes – 2 Items
  • Hand sanitizer – 10 items
  • Hand soap – 4 items
  • Hydrogen peroxide – 2 items
  • Rubbing (Isopropil) Alcohol / Swabs – 2 items
  • First aid and cleaning gloves – 2 items