New Jersey 101.5: New Jersey distilleries shifting to hand sanitizer production (Opinion)

Hopewell New Jersey’s Sourland Mountain Distillery has decided that instead of pumping out more beverages for people, it will devote their time the resources of its distillery exclusively to producing hand sanitizer for medical workers.

TAP Into Scotch Plains/Fanwood: The CARES Act: How It Can Help NJ Small Businesses

The $2.2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill is providing a lifeline for small businesses in New Jersey and across the country in states that have been hit hard by the epidemic.

NJ.com: School nurses answer the call, volunteering on the front lines as coronavirus cases surge

In Union County alone, dozens of school nurses have stepped forward, according to Barbara Maher, president of the Union County Nurses Association and a former emergency room nurse.

North Jersey: NJ restaurants that are giving free meals to those in need during coronavirus crisis

Dining rooms are closed to the public, and restaurant owners and chefs are limited to offering takeout and delivery. Nevertheless, despite the profoundly difficult time the restaurant industry is undergoing, some within are offering free food to those in need.

WBRZ: New Jersey pharmaceutical company donates 400,000 tablets to Louisiana for clinical trials in COVID-19 treatment

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, working with the assistance of State Senate Health and Welfare Chairman Fred Mills issued a statement Monday, announcing that Amneal Pharmaceuticals is donating 400,000 hydroxychloroquine sulfate tablets to the State of Louisiana to assist with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Patch – Bridgewater, NJ: Bridgewater Mom Crafts Coronavirus Face Masks For Nurses

Bethany Henry, mother of 2 and owner of LilyBug Bow and Co., is collecting supplies to continue to help those working on the front lines.

Chatham Courier: Chatham Chinese Association donates money, masks to Emergency Squad

The not-for-profit Chatham Chinese Association, comprised of nearly 300 residents in Chatham and surrounding communities, has donated $1,500 to the Chatham Emergency Squad to help in its efforts to provide pre-hospital care to residents in need, especially during a State of National Emergency.

NJ.com: This N.J. handbag company is making face masks to help local hospitals in coronavirus fight

Cartwright Bags in Chatham has gone from creating privacy handbags to protective face masks and is donating them to local hospitals in New Jersey.

NJ.com: These retailers are using their manufacturing facilities to make masks and hospital equipment

To help fight against the spread of COVID-19, major retailers are now starting to repurpose their manufacturing facilities to make masks, gowns and scrubs.

NJ.com: N.J. university printing 3D face masks in effort to equip front line of coronavirus battle

Volunteers at Rowan University are creating 3D-printed face masks for healthcare employees that will be tested soon for possible use amid the coronavirus crisis.

NJ.com: N.J. company donates 20,000 masks, coveralls to hospitals fighting coronavirus

Jiaherb, Inc., based in Pine Brook, donated 5,000 surgical masks and 2,000 coveralls to Morristown Medical Center.

CentralJersey.com: Rider professor, alumnus help fight COVID by making PPE with 3D printers

That’s why a Rider University professor and a Rider University alumnus, each in his own community, are using 3D printers to manufacture medical equipment to help health care professionals and patients alike to cope with COVID-19.

The Philadelphia Inquirer: A South Jersey bakery is putting hoagie-roll makers back to work thank to a coronavirus PPP loan

Charles “Chad” Vilotti and James Liscio, partners at the 400-worker Liscio’s Italian Bakery Inc. in Glassboro, N.J., are among the first Philadelphia area firms to collect cash from a “forgivable” coronavirus economic relief loanthrough the Small Business Administration.

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