Nurse-approved: This no-touch thermometer is on sale right now for 50 percent off at Amazon

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A year ago we never would have imagined how many purchases of face masks and Purell were in our near futures. And there’s a good chance a digital no-touch thermometer was something we’d only experienced in a doctor’s office. Now its essential household equipment. If you’re in need of one, today is a great day to make the purchase.

Amazon just knocked the price of the iHealth No-Touch Forehead Thermometer in half, dropping it from $60 to just $30. Contactless, fast, and accurate, it can give you a quick read on your way out the door and let you check family members on their way in. Best of all, the iHealth Thermometer is accurate and reliable—it has the five-star stamp of approval from more than 63,000 reviewers!

This Amazon bestseller is moving fast, so grab it at this sale price while you can.

Nurses like this contactless thermometer

It’s easy to use: Just hold the iHealth No-Touch Forehead Thermometer a couple of inches from your forehead and push the center button. You’ll get a temperature readout in seconds on the LED screen—large, easy-to-read numbers. It’s foolproof—and nurse-approved.

“I’m a registered nurse and I take care of my elderly mother as well. I wanted something to easily screen those who enter mom’s home. It was so simple,” wrote a five-star Amazon reviewer. “I took it out of the box, popped in the batteries that came with it, and I was using it in seconds. I’ve compared it to taking my temp at the hospital and it’s as accurate as theirs. The reading is large and lights up, making it very easy to see.”

Doctors too

“I’m a Family Practitioner in PA for the past 38 years and cannot tolerate an incorrect temperature reading,” shared a five-star shopper. “This is right on compared to both a glass and digital thermometer. Takes only a second and even works with a moving target. Highly recommended for the medical professional and for home use, especially with little kids.”

One great advantage to this thermometer is that you can take someone’s temperature while he or she is asleep. Great with kids, or even with an adult family member who may be sick and resting. “Also the readout is large and easy to read in a dimly lit or dark room,” said a happy Amazon reviewer.

The new normal

Quick, easy, sanitary, and accurate, the iHealth No-Touch Forehead Thermometer and other products like it will eventually render other thermometers obsolete—relics of the past we can describe to future generations, as they listen in horror (“…it was glass, with mercury inside, and we put it in our mouths…”).

The iHealth Thermometer is the future—and also, the present: “No worrying about disinfecting the thermometer because it never touches the skin,” points out one reviewer.

At $30, down from $60), the iHealth Thermometer is a smart (and small) investment in safety and peace of mind.

The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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