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American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld Launch Transatlantic COVID-19 Testing Trial

Press Release

FORT WORTH, Texas, November 17, 2020 / 3BL Media / — American Airlines, British Airways and oneworld® have launched an optional coronavirus (COVID-19) medical-based testing trial on select flights from cities in the United States to London Heathrow (LHR), in a combined effort to scientifically demonstrate how COVID-19 testing can reopen international travel and remove the need for passengers to quarantine on arrival.

Diaper Banks Deliver Hope One Diaper - and Menstrual Pad - at a Time

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The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for both diapers and period supplies in the U.S., and local diaper banks predict that the demand will only rise as the pandemic evolves. Kimberly-Clark’s North America Huggies® and U by Kotex® brands are working to help meet this need – during the pandemic, and beyond.   

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The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for both diapers and period supplies in the U.S., and local diaper banks predict that the demand will only rise as the pandemic evolves. Kimberly-Clark’s North America Huggies® and U by Kotex® brands are working to help meet this need – during the pandemic, and beyond.   

Casa BACARDÍ Welcomes Back Visitors with New Protocols for a Safe and Fun Experience

Press Release

CATAÑO, Puerto Rico, November 12, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The state-of-the-art Casa BACARDÍ Visitor Center, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Puerto Rico, reopens its doors this weekend to share stories and cocktails with guests, all under new safety protocols in line with guidance from health authorities, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and local government agencies. Tours of Casa BACARDÍ include mixology, stories about the rich history of the Bacardí family and brand, and an insider’s view of the unique production process.

Tork Offers Hygiene Best Practices for Long Term Care Facilities

As long term care facilities prepare for reopening and accepting visitors, Essity has developed the Tork Long Term Care (LTC) Reopening Guide to promote good hygiene practices
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PHILADELPHIA, November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Hygiene and health company, Essity, the global manufacturer of Tork professional hygiene products, has published the Tork LTC Reopening Guide. This document outlines safety measures and hygiene protocols that long term care facilities should consider when reopening their space to visitors. The guide provides a roadmap for how facilities can effectively educate visitors on best hygiene practices, as well as how to properly exercise social distancing to uphold the safety and well-being of residents, visitors, and staff.

Combatting COVID-19, Forging the New Normal

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As a company that prides ourselves on supporting sanitary environments and healthy living, the LIXIL Group was quick to establish a global team to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic and put various countermeasures in place to protect our customers, employees, and local communities. We are also pursuing initiatives that encourage the ongoing transformation in working styles, digitalization, product development, and globalization in order to help shape our new normal post-COVID world.

Developing SATO Tap as a New Solution

A Day in the Race Against COVID-19

HP microfluidics technology is helping speed up the search for effective treatments to combat the novel coronavirus.
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By Sara Harrison

Tetra Tech's Dominick DeRobertis Discusses Emergency Conversion of an Outpatient Rehab Center to a Surge-Capacity Health Care Facility

Rethinking best practices for the design and operation of health care facilities in light of the COVID-19 pandemic
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Dominick DeRobertis joined Tetra Tech’s High Performance Buildings Group in 2000, becoming a senior vice president and director of health care in 2007. He has more than 25 years of experience in a wide variety of project types, including hospitals, educational facilities, museums, office buildings, hotels, residential buildings, tenant interiors, and retail.

Business as “Usual”?

by Pete Cherecwich, President of Northern Trust Asset Servicing
Blog

“Business-as-usual” is a funny saying these days. The reality is that we are no longer functioning in the old business-as-usual environment. The pandemic sparked the end of that era, and our “usual” has reached a state of constant evolution. How we work, interact, and lead has changed and will continue to do so.

VF Welcomes New Crew of Associates...Robots

VF is utilizing a groundbreaking form of automation—by way of robots—to heighten a safe work environment for associates that increases productivity three-fold.
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A crew of 11 robots have joined VF associates at a distribution center (DC) in Martinsville, VA, for a pilot program that launched in August 2020. The bots, manufactured by Locus Robotics, create an ergonomic workspace and help support associates by increasing social distancing in response to COVID-19. With health and safety more critical than ever and productivity up 63%, VF is looking to bring bots to DCs throughout the globe.​

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