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Culp will reorient production to make critical health care products

High Point-based Culp Inc. (NYSE: CULP) today announced it has reprioritized some of its operations to manufacture critical products needed for health care, essential infrastructure and public health. Culp will manufacture face masks and fabrics fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

Lear Corp. is making face masks for health care workers to combat the coronavirus pandemic

Car parts maker Lear Corp. said Monday it has shifted production at its AccuMED facility to make fa.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 30th, 2020

3M CEO vows coronavirus expansion of critical N95 mask production

The Food and Drug Administration's Emergency Use Authorization allowed 3M to use the industrial N95 masks in health care......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 25th, 2020

Furloughs likely to hit North Carolina health systems as revenue streams dry up

As North Carolina hospitals continue to feel the financial pressure from the COVID-19 pandemic, the state's health care association says furloughing employees is just one certain step systems will have to make to continue providing care for residents......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals15 hr. 17 min. ago

Why Wolf extended stay-at-home order to all of Pennsylvania

Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday that his extension of the stay-at-home order to the entire state is critical to stopping the spread of the coronavirus and potentially flooding hospitals and health care systems with critically ill patients. "The virus is.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 1st, 2020

Fabulous Furs pivots to make masks for St. Elizabeth, Christ Hospital

One of Greater Cincinnati’s largest women-owned businesses is pivoting from its normal product to begin making reusable masks to help health care workers dealing with coronavirus......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

Under Armour to make protective gear for Maryland hospitals

Under Armour is switching from creating sportswear and spacesuits to making face masks, face shields and even specially equipped fanny packs as it looks to aid health care workers battling the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Baltimore company.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 31st, 2020

Coronavirus: State of Georgia still seeking businesses to aid with health-care supplies

The state of Georgia is receiving a very positive response to Gov. Brian Kemp's call for aid from businesses able to help the state provide, produce, distribute or store critical health-care items needed to fight the spread of COVID-19. The Georgia De.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

Her plans for a brick-and-mortar clinic were put on hold. She went digital instead

A New York City entrepreneur who wants to make mental health care a routine part of self-care has taken her business online free for a month as stress starts to take its toll on women affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Ariela Safira had plans to l.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2020

What constitutes "essential businesses"? State rules vary

In at least a third of US states, society is now divided into two parts: Essential and non-essential. Health care services, grocery stores and gas stations make the cut. Malls, gyms and movie theaters do not......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2020

What constitutes "essential businesses"? States have varying standards

In at least a third of US states, society is now divided into two parts: Essential and non-essential. Health care services, grocery stores and gas stations make the cut. Malls, gyms and movie theaters do not......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 25th, 2020

Colorado critical health organizations receive first federal funding— a fraction of what they need

Colorado’s critical health care organizations have received their first federal funding for the coronavirus, but the money is a drop in the bucket compared to what they will need long-term. Twenty federally-qualified health centers in the state re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 25th, 2020

Gap Inc. to make masks, scrubs, gowns for health care workers fighting COVID-19 crisis

Gap said it is going to shift its factory partners toward making personal protective equipment such as masks and scrubs for .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMar 25th, 2020

Neiman Marcus, JOANN Stores partner to make health care protective equipment

Neiman Marcus Group has partnered with JOANN Stores to start producing protective equipment for frontline health care providers, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The non-surgical, personal protective equipment includes masks, gowns and scrubs. Starting We.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 24th, 2020

Benzinga Pro"s Stock To Watch For Tues., Mar. 24, 2020: CVET

Benzinga Pro's Stocks To Watch For Tuesday Covetrus (CVET) - The company is engaged in the sale of animal-health consumable products, pet-care equipment and branded and generic pharmaceuticals for pets to read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMar 24th, 2020

GE Aviation will layoff 10 percent of U.S. workforce, furlough staff in maintenance, repair and overhaul

The company will shed close to 2,600 hourly and salaried employees. Other divisions of the company have ramped up production of health care necessities......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 23rd, 2020

HanesBrands to produce masks to help combat shortage

HanesBrands is responding to the shortage of protective mask by converting factories to make N95 masks for health care workers on the front line of the battle against the COVOID-19 pandemic. The Winston-Salem apparel manufacturer is producing the m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2020

MSA donates N95 masks, ramps up respirator production

Cranberry Township-based PPE manufacturer MSA Safety doesn't make the N95 masks that are in such hot demand. But it does sell them — and it's working with Allegheny Health Network and Highmark Health to donate its full stock of 65,000 N95 masks to .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 22nd, 2020

3M to increase production of N95 masks, other coronavirus-related products

3M Co. said Friday it had doubled global production of N95 masks and plans to continue to expand amid concerns about dwindling supplies of the respirator masks for health workers treating COVID-19 patients. The company's output of N95 masks .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2020

Coty to make hand sanitizer for medical and health care workers

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Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 20th, 2020

GE Healthcare ramps up capacity, production of ventilators and other COVID-19 treatment equipment

General Electric Co.'s health care unit said Thursday it has increased manufacturing capacity and outp.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 19th, 2020