WPRI: CCRI donates protective equipment to healthcare workers

In an effort to make sure healthcare workers on the front lines are protected, the Community College of Rhode Island on Thursday donated a variety of medical supplies to the R.I. Department of Health

WPRI: West Warwick students creating face shields for healthcare workers

Seth Giguere, Jake Spencer, Johanna Gallo, all juniors, and Alec Montaquila, a senior, are using 3D printers to make face shields for front line health and safety workers.

WPRI: United Way’s 401Gives raises more than $1M for nonprofits

Within the first few hours, the campaign had already raised more than $604,000 with much of the day still to come.

WPRI: Contracting business on donating pandemic supplies: ‘It is our civic duty’

Philip Barber, chief operating officer of L&B Remodeling, said donating supplies to those on the front-lines of the coronavirus pandemic is something he will never forget.

ABC 6: Businesses donate masks to local hospitals in need during COVID-19 pandemic

Businesses across Southern New England are pitching in to help local hospitals low on supplies to protect them against COVID-19.

Turn to 10: West Warwick woman makes face masks in response to COVID-19 crisis

A West Warwick woman has been using her background in fashion and design to help make face masks for those in need.

WPRI: Soap saves lives: West Warwick factory donates 70K bars of soap amid pandemic

As the state continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, a local soap manufacturer has donated 70,000 bars of soap to those who need it.

Providence Journal: R.I. doctor’s hockey teammates score with acrylic box to shield health-care providers from virus

The nearly 20-inch-by-16-inch boxes are made of clear acrylic plastic and have holes in them that doctors can stick their hands through. The devices are meant to be placed over the head of a patient with COVID-19 during the intubation process, Clyne said.

What’s Up Newp: Rhode Island distilleries commit operations to make hand sanitizer

Their tasting rooms are closed, but Rhode Island distillers are joining the fight against COVID-19 by repurposing distilled ethanol to produce hand sanitizer for those in need.

Honeywell: N95 Masks and the Coronavirus: More Production Underway

We are expanding manufacturing operations in a factory in Smithfield, Rhode Island, which also produces UVEX safety glasses.

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