Business on the Front Lines

News and perspectives from corporations working to directly impact the COVID-19 public health crisis. Content from this collection may include updates from medical supply or pharmaceutical companies, businesses that have pivoted their production to support the medical response to COVID-19 or hospitals that are navigating many secondary impacts of the pandemic (both economic and human).

Know Your Symptoms_Rite Aid

Know Your Symptoms: COVID-19 vs. Cold, Flu or Allergies

By: Rite Aid
Source: Rite Aid
Date of Publication: March 26th, 2020
Rite Aid's guide to symptoms of Covid-19 vs. Allergies vs. cold vs. flu to encourage customers to know the difference.
Rite Aid Significantly Expands COVID-19 Testing _ Business Wire

Rite Aid Significantly Expands COVID-19 Testing

By: Rite Aid
Source: Business Wire
Date of Publication: May 7th, 2020
Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD) will significantly expand its COVID-19 testing effort with the addition of 46 no-charge testing sites, most of which will operate through its stores’ drive-through windows, beginning May 11, 2020. Rite Aid is also expanding COVID-19 testing criteria at all testing sites to include adults who are not exhibiting any symptoms of the virus, effective immediately in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance.
How to Clean Xerox Printers and MFPs_Xerox

Xerox Print Devices Cleaning Guidance

By: Xerox
Source: Xerox
Date of Publication: May 1st, 2020
With public health concerns over the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 disease, also known as Coronavirus, Xerox is providing the following guidance to customers on how to effectively clean Xerox devices and maintain a healthy work environment.
Twitter strategy for combatting covid-19 misinformation

An update on our continuity strategy during COVID-19

By: Vijaya Gadde and Matt Derella
Source: Twitter
Date of Publication: March 16th, 2020
Twitter letter to customers and users regarding the company's service during coronavirus.
Tempur Sealy plants join coronavirus relief efforts

Tempur Sealy plants join coronavirus relief efforts

By: David Perry
Source: Furniture Today
Date of Publication: March 31st, 2020
Tempur Sealy International said some of its plants are building mattresses and other products that will help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. And more plants will be joining the efforts in the coming weeks, officials said.

Johnson & Johnson Announces a Lead Vaccine Candidate for COVID-19; Landmark New Partnership with U.S. Department of Health & Human Services; and Commitment to Supply One Billion Vaccines Worldwide for Emergency Pandemic Use

By: Johnson & Johnson
Source: Johnson & Johnson
Date of Publication: March 30th, 2020
Johnson & Johnson and BARDA Together Commit More than $1 Billion to Novel Coronavirus Vaccine Research and Development; Company Expects to Initiate Phase 1 Human Clinical Studies of Vaccine Candidate at Latest by September 2020. Johnson & Johnson Will Establish New U.S. Vaccine Manufacturing Capabilities and Additional Production Capacity Outside the U.S. to Begin Production at Risk to Help Ensure Global Vaccine Supply
Inside the Extraordinary Race to Invent a Coronavirus Vaccine - Washington Post

Inside the Extraordinary Race to Invent a Coronavirus Vaccine

By: Carolyn Y. Johnson
Source: Washington Post
Date of Publication: May 3rd, 2020
Companies are launching trials at an unprecedented pace, but some worry about the trade-offs between speed and safety.
Train car labeled COVID-19

Photo altered to show train car labeled COVID-19

By: Arijeta Lajka
Source: AP News
Date of Publication: March 21st, 2020
CLAIM: Train cars have been found in the U.S. marked with “COVID-19.” AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. A cropped photo circulating on social media showing a rail car marked with COVID-19, the name of the coronavirus disease spreading around the globe, was altered to include the marking.
Cleveland Clinic's Kudoboard Screenshots _ Kudoboard

Thank you, Cleveland Clinic caregivers

By: Cleveland Clinic
Source: Kudoboard
Date of Publication: April 1st, 2020
Cleveland Clinic introduced Kudoboard, a community platform to share stories and encouragement of hospital workers.
SAFE - Six Away From Everyone

SAFE - Six Away From Everyone

By: Cleveland Clinic
Source: Youtube
Date of Publication: March 31st, 2020
Cleveland Clinic's video about SAFE: six away from everyone

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