You never know when someone in your household is going to get sick, which is why it’s always a good idea to have the necessary feel-good supplies on hand.
Now is a great time to stock up on Exergen temporal artery thermometers from Costco. They’re originally $27.99, but with a Costco discount and two mail-in rebates, you can grab them for just $1.99 a piece! We’ll show you how.
Costco has these thermometers marked down to $21.99 through Oct. 22, a savings of $6 from the regular price of $27.99.
Then, head over to the Exergen website for a pair of rebates that are together worth $20. That drops the price down to just $1.99 a piece!
There’s a mother’s rebate good for $10 and a friend’s & family rebate also worth $10. You can use both for a single thermometer, though there must be different names and addresses on the forms. So, recruit a neighbor or a family member to help you out here!
You should also know that you’re limited to three rebates per person, though Costco will let you purchase up to 10 thermometers. Another chance to recruit your friends! The rebates expire Dec. 31 of this year.
How To Use Thermometer
So, what’s the deal with this thermometer?
It gives you a temperature reading by scanning it across the child’s forehead, so it’s not invasive at all. It also remembers the last eight temperatures you took for easy comparison to see if your sick kiddo is getting any better.
Parents say it takes a bit of practice to get used to swiping the device across your child’s forehead. But once you’ve got the hang of it, it’s fairly easy to use.
This thermometer appears to be the favorite of many parents and nurses. On Amazon, it’s racked up an impressive 4-star rating with more than 2,800 reviews. One customer wrote, “Best thermometer I’ve ever had. After practicing for a bit (and taking off the clear and hard to see cover) I find it to be easy to use and accurate even on children who don’t want their temp taken! Great buy!!”
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