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Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Starbucks to Require Customers to Wear Masks - WSJ

Starbucks to Require Customers to Wear Masks

By: Heather Haddon
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: July 9th, 2020
Coffee chain’s new mask policy to cover about 8,900 U.S. locations from next week.
How Much Covid-19 Cost Those Businesses That Stayed Open - WSJ

How Much Covid-19 Cost Those Businesses That Stayed Open

By: Inti Pacheco
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Date of Publication: June 23rd, 2020
From $198,000 to $1 billion, public companies start to disclose the amount spent on paying workers and protecting them and customers.
ANIMAX DESIGNS TO PRODUCE FACE SHIELDS AND MASKS IN FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 — Animax Designs

ANIMAX DESIGNS TO PRODUCE FACE SHIELDS AND MASKS IN FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

Source: Animax Designs
Date of Publication: April 2nd, 2020
Animax Designs has swapped the production of animatronics with face shields to fight COVID-19.
Healthcare will never be the same: 8 experts on the future of medicine around the globe

Healthcare will never be the same: 8 experts on the future of medicine around the globe

By: Ruth Reader and Ainsley Harris
Source: Fast Company
Date of Publication: May 21st, 2020
The leaders of the Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Doctors Without Borders, and more tell us how healthcare is being transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aramco Americas details COVID-19 relief efforts_Offshore

Aramco Americas details COVID-19 relief efforts

Source: Offshore
Date of Publication: May 27th, 2020
Aramco Americas has made more than $2 million in donations to organizations in its headquarters city of Houston and other cities across the US to find medical treatments for the coronavirus and fight hunger.
Why big brands are jumping on the face mask bandwagon

Why big brands are jumping on the face mask bandwagon

By: Parija Kavilanz
Source: CNN Business
Date of Publication: May 19th, 2020
An article that delves into branded facemasks
NYSE reopens with 25% of staff, ‘Some Good News’ acquisition takes heat, and Pizza Hut celebrates grads_PR Daily.pdf

NYSE reopens with 25% of staff, ‘Some Good News’ acquisition takes heat, and Pizza Hut celebrates grads

By: Beki Winchel
Source: Ragan's PR Daily
Date of Publication: May 26th, 2020
Ragan's PR Daily provides a snapshot of recent public relations' moves by various companies, as well as the reopening of the NYSE.
Infectious Diseases Experts Support Trump’s Use of Defense Production Act

Infectious Diseases Experts Support Trump’s Use of Defense Production Act

By: SHEA
Source: The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Date of Publication: March 22nd, 2020
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America strongly supports President Trump’s use of his authority under the Defense Production Act of 1950 to ensure healthcare workers have the personal protective equipment necessary to safely treat patients with COVID-19. Healthcare workers throughout the country have reported dire shortages of these critical supplies, putting patients and healthcare workers at risk as they lead the frontline response.
Healthcare Epidemiologists Ready U.S. Hospitals to Prevent and Care for Coronavirus Cases

Healthcare Epidemiologists Ready U.S. Hospitals to Prevent and Care for Coronavirus Cases

By: SHEA
Source: The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America
Date of Publication: January 31st, 2020
The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) emphasizes the importance of supporting novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) preparedness efforts with rigorous commitment to infection prevention and science-based decision making. SHEA members – healthcare epidemiologists and other experts in infection prevention and infectious diseases working in collaboration with public health – are experienced in outbreak management, having overseen preparedness and management of 2019-nCoV, SARS, MERS-CoV, H1N1, influenza, and other infectious diseases, and are working diligently to ensure safety.
Using 3-D Printing to Meet Critical Needs of Front Line Workers_Northrop Grumman

Using 3-D Printing to Meet Critical Needs of Front Line Workers

By: Northrum Grumman
Source: Northrum Grumman
Date of Publication: April 21st, 2020
To meet the extraordinary challenge presented by COVID-19, Northrop Grumman employees have found creative ways to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for local community healthcare workers. Starting with a few employees using their own 3-D printers to make face shields, headbands, and mask extenders, the effort recently expanded to include Northrop Grumman’s Fabrication Labs (FabLabs) at multiple sites around the country.