Collecting critical medical supplies and PPE from across the globe
The partnership between the Astros Foundation and Crane Worldwide Logistics, which was announced on April 1, has resulted in millions of medical supplies being delivered to Houston hospitals within the Texas Medical Centre.
The goal of the partnership is to provide funding, logistics and transportation support for much-needed medical supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) being used by healthcare professionals to treat COVID-19 patients. Below is an update on past and upcoming deliveries:
> 2.7 million masks have been delivered this week.
> Approximately 8.0 million more masks are scheduled to be delivered in the next 14 days.
> 200,000 nasal swabs have been delivered. 200,000 more nasal swabs are scheduled to be delivered in the upcoming days.
> 200,000 face shields are scheduled to be delivered over the next 10 days.
> 30,000 goggles and
> 470 forehead thermometers are scheduled to be delivered over the next week.
Crane Worldwide Logistics has been collecting the critical medical supplies and PPE from across the globe and delivering those items to the Houston hospitals within the Texas Medical Center.