10 Companies Retool to Support Health Care Workers: COVID-19 Crisis

Sydney Jennings

Associate Editor of Patient Care Online

Ford, Anheuser-Busch, Ralph Lauren, and 7 more companies shift gears to create protective gear, sanitizer, and more to help the frontline workers of the COVID-19 crisis.

Cases of the novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have risen past 1 million globally, affecting over 180 countries. As the number of cases and deaths rise, health care professionals who are on the frontlines of this pandemic have the overwhelming task of treating the masses of patients with dwindling amounts of supplies.

To help health care workers in this fight against COVID-19, numerous companies have shifted product production to provide workers with more hand sanitizer, free meals, protective gear, and more. In the slides below, you'll find 10 companies that have gotten creative from Anheuser-Busch using surplus alcohol to make hand sanitizer to a Pennsylvania-based sportswear retailer that is converting its baseball jersey factory to make protective gear.