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Free People & Merci Handy Partner with Get Us PPE to Distribute Hand Sanitizer

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By Deepika Katta  In the absence of effective antiviral drugs or vaccines for COVID-19, it is essential to use masks and gloves in our everyday lives. Recently, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised everyone to also prioritize cleanliness, especially when it comes to hand hygiene.  Yes, one of the best ways to prevent the spread of infections is still washing hands with soap and water for 20 seconds. But in certain communities, and for many frontline workers, handwashing facilities are unavailable. For example, in some indigenous communities in the United States, up to 40% of households do…

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Get Us PPE Partners with SOUNDOFF Design to Support Health Care Workers

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By Unnati Gupta and Deepthi Sathya Over the past few months, our country has witnessed movements sparked by racial injustices and health disparities within our society, which have pushed Americans to mobilize for social change through multiple channels. One organization used clothing as their channel for activism: SOUNDOFF Design. As a clothing company, their mission is to create a platform to represent a diverse community and give voice to individuals from various backgrounds.  SOUNDOFF clothing collections represent a range of issues, from Black Lives Matter to Pride, which compose the fabric of American society. With powerful messages conveyed through graphics,…

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Hoopers Meet Heroes: Cavaliers’ Darius Garland and Cleveland Clinic’s Chris Donovan

By CloseUp360, Partners
The people on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic are healthcare professionals, everyday citizens risking their lives to save those of their patients. They are the heroes right now. In CloseUp360's “Hoopers Meet Heroes” series, which connects NBA and WNBA players with healthcare professionals on the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus in their respective cities, Cavaliers guard Darius Garland spoke with Chris Donovan, the executive director of enterprise information management and analytics at the Cleveland Clinic. Their conversation focused on predictive modeling for COVID-19 cases. So many healthcare professionals are facing an imminent shortage of PPE (personal protective...
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Hoopers Meet Heroes: Trail Blazers’ CJ McCollum and Portland’s Dr. Esther Choo

By CloseUp360, Partners
The people on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic are healthcare professionals, everyday citizens risking their lives to save those of their patients. They are the heroes right now. In CloseUp360's “Hoopers Meet Heroes” series, which connects NBA and WNBA players with healthcare professionals on the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus in their respective cities, Trail Blazers star CJ McCollum chatted with Dr. Esther Choo, an emergency physician in Portland. Dr. Choo is also a founding partner of GetUsPPE, which delivers personal protective equipment to workers battling the pandemic. So many healthcare professionals are facing an imminent shortage...
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