PPG to Donate Masks to Hospitals Across U.S.
The company has donated 20,000 masks to Pittsburgh’s medical professionals fighting the COVID-19 virus.
Pittsburgh-based PPG is helping medical professionals battle the coronavirus by offering a variety of face masks to hospitals.
PPG will donate 80,000 face masks to five cities across the United States. The masks, which include both surgical and N95 masks, will help hospitals facing shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“PPG is proud to support the medical community as they courageously continue their work on the frontlines of this global pandemic,” says Michael H. McGarry, PPG chairman and CEO. “As one PPG family, we will continue to work with our community partners to provide support and deploy resources wherever possible.”
The company will distribute 50,000 surgical masks and 10,000 N95 masks to hospitals in the New York, Cleveland, Detroit and Huntsville communities.
Additionally, PPG has donated 20,000 N95 masks to workers at UPMC and Allegheny Health Network hospitals in the Pittsburgh area.
“Our staff continues to be on the forefront of this pandemic,” says Jeffrey A. Romoff, UPMC President and CEO. “PPG’s mask donation will help us protect the health and wellbeing of our dedicated workforce and allow them to continue serving patients in need.”