Crew members are the backbone of the live music industry. Live shows would not be possible without these incredible people behind the scenes of each and every concert. Live Nation is extending a helping hand to those workers who need it the most by creating the Crew Nation Fund. Live Nation will match all donations dollar for dollar, up to $10 million. Visit https://www.livenationentertainment.com/crewnation/ to donate or buy merch to support the cause now.
PetSmart Charities, the leading funder of animal welfare, has committed up to $2 million to support pets and people affected by COVID-19. These funds will support both the animal shelters caring for pets and organizations that are helping impacted people keep and care for their pets in the areas with the highest number of reported cases in the U.S. and Canada.
We know that these are uncertain and challenging times, and your vehicle should be the least of your worries. That's why Chevrolet, your Chevrolet dealer and GM Financial are here and committed to helping you in any way we can.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network are expanding coverage for services related to COVID-19 - waiving all member copays, deductibles and coinsurance for COVID-19 testing and treatment. The coverage applies to commercial PPO, Medicare Advantage PPO and HMO plans.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created a critical shortage of face masks across the world, meaning these heroes are on the front lines of the crisis without the protection they need to keep themselves, their families and the people they serve safe.
With the help of engineers, designers, buyers and people in manufacturing, we were able to convert our Warren, Michigan facility to produce masks in less than seven days.
This facility is projected to produce up to 50,000 masks per day, or approximately 1.5 million each month. Below is a behind-the-scenes look at the facility and mask production process.
Having manufacturing facilities in the US can have its perks.
For New Balance, being the only major athletic brands that manufactures footwear in the US meant that when the company made the sudden decision to shift from sneaker to mask production, the materials and facilities were already in place and able to be sourced from the company's domestic supply chain.
"We have really deep knowledge on that manufacturing process including materials and design [and] development right here in the Boston area," New Balance's executive vice president of operations Dave Wheeler told Business Insider.
As part of the nation's critical infrastructure, our priority at Marathon Petroleum is to protect our employees, contractors and the communities we serve while fulfilling our responsibility to provide the essential fuels and other products that keep the country running. We support local communities, especially those providing healthcare services, by matching essential supplies to what they need and can handle, at the right time. Starting the week of March 23, Marathon Petroleum deployed its entire stock of personal protective equipment (PPE) to hospitals, healthcare organizations and its own facilities across the country. Over 570,000 N95 respirator masks have been delivered to 46 hospitals and healthcare organizations in 20 states.
Medical students from Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine are filling a unique need by babysitting children for Beaumont Health physicians, residents, and anyone else working extra hard in the battle against COVID-19.
In less than a week, more than 40 OUWB medical students have volunteered to provide the much-needed child care.
It's much-needed help as Beaumont Health reportedly is treating more than 600 people with confirmed or suspected COVID-19.
Don Tyson once said, "People make a business. Not numbers, not chickens, not anything else. People make a business." Our team members have always been the backbone of our company. In good and in challenging times, they have worked hard to be there for consumers across the nation. We're doing more to support them while they produce food every day during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, we're announcing nearly $60 million in "thank you" bonuses to 116,000 frontline team members and Tyson truckers in the U.S. Workers can qualify for a one-time $500 bonus, payable during the first week of July. This is based on their work attendance in accordance with our relaxed COVID-19 attendance policy during the months of April, May and June.
Rugged work apparel outfitter Carhartt Inc. is joining the effort to supply personal protective equipment to first-line responders battling the deadly COVID-19 outbreak.
The Dearborn clothier plans to begin producing 50,000 medical gowns on April 6 and 2.5 million masks on April 20, the company said in a press release.
The production will occur at its Camden, Tenn., plant and its three plants in Kentucky with approximately 25 to 30 employees producing the gowns and masks per shift, Amy Hellebuyck, senior public relations manager for the company, told Crain's.
Pain and injuries are never planned and if you are experiencing this you may be unsure about if seeking physical therapy treatment is appropriate at this time.
We are now providing virtual visits that allow you to have your condition assessed and treated from the comfort of your own home through a secure online video chat with a licensed healthcare professional. So whether you took a wrong step and twisted your ankle or woke up with a sore back, our team is available to help. You can be confident that their recommended treatment plan will help you recover and protect you from future injury.
Michigan-born chain and home of the Hot-N-Ready $5 pizza Little Caesars is joining the coronavirus crisis relief efforts by feeding those working on the frontlines of the pandemic.
Starting Tuesday, Little Caesars will begin donating 1 million pizzas to hospital workers and first responders across the country in the coming weeks, which, according to a release, should equal about 4 million meals.
The company's first donation delivery will take place tomorrow, feeding those at Detroit Medical Center. This week is expected to be the most difficult week metro Detroit has faced amid the pandemic so far.
The Children's Foundation announces today a community investment in children's health with essential COVID-19 Emergency Response Funding. This will provide nearly a dozen local partners with supplemental grant awards of up to $10,000 each during these unprecedented times. The funding will be used to assist the organizations with unexpected needs and costs so they can support the communities they serve. Urgent needs range from food donations, diapers and formula, to technology to transition mental health in-person visits to telehealth.
Emergency funding for key safety net organizations will ensure their immediate ability to serve families enduring economic hardships and support the sustainability of these organizations. Existing disparities due to Social Determinants of Health will be magnified as families in need will be in greater demand and turn to these grantee partners who will experience interruptions in revenue.
Jerry Norcia, President and CEO of DTE Energy, says the company has taken steps to protect workers by enacting remote work programs and implementing safety procedures for those employees who still have to provide essential services out in the community.
DTE is also taking measures to ensure the safety of their customers by suspending shut-offs for low-income and senior citizens for the month of April.
"The need, as you can imagine, is just growing," Norcia says. "So we need to do real unprecedented things to serve these customers."