COVID-19 Local Updates: April 16
Updated: Jun 9, 2020
There are no nonstop flights between Cleveland Hopkins and New York City for now; all three airlines that fly between the two cities have discontinued the routes because of the coronavirus pandemic.
MetroHealth has begun sterilizing approximately 50,000 N95 or KN95 masks per day to help address shortages of the critical medical gear amid the coronavirus pandemic.
An Oberlin company has created and received emergency FDA approval for a machine that weans coronavirus patients off ventilators, easing a potential shortage of the expensive, life-saving machines during the coronavirus pandemic. Oberlin-based Synapse Biomedical worked with Case Western Reserve University and University Hospitals to gain approval for the device.
The Paradox Prize is working to connect available transportation assets around the region and across the state to nonprofits with COVID-related mobility needs. Nonprofits and transportation providers equipped to assist can go to paradoxprize.com to fill out a short form and immediately access information related to their service area.