As our way of life continues to change, one thing remains constant: the bravery of those on the front lines. In these times of social distancing, its vital we come together to help these heroes get the PPE they need to stay protected.
To meet the growing need for critical protection and supplies in the fight against COVID-19, we’re increasing capacity of Tyvek® protective fabric and working with our partners to get it to the front lines quickly. Additionally, we will be donating Tyvek® protective garments to the first responders and healthcare workers that need them most. Because during these uncertain times, our commitment to their safety will remain constant. Read the press release here.
Tyvek® fabric for COVID-19
To meet the growing demand for gowns and coveralls, we have developed a limited run protective fabric specifically for the COVID-19 pandemic. To expedite the distribution, we are providing manufacturers with complimentary garment patterns and virtual support.
Supporting our heroes is our priority
In addition to increasing the production of Tyvek® fabric, we are donating 50,000+ Tyvek® hooded coveralls to the areas most impacted by COVID-19.
DuPont Personal Protective Equipment
As COVID-19 continues to spread around the world, we're working tirelessly to deliver solutions that will help with the control & prevention of this global pandemic, while keeping our employees safe. Find more information and resources on DuPont's response here.
At a time of great need, DuPont scientists, engineers, and countless employees from across our businesses are working together in new ways to deliver solutions to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some of our stories.
The Tyvek® coveralls that are part of the donation will give medical staff added protection against coronavirus which exceeds the World Health Organization (WHO) requirements.
We're all in this together.
In these unprecedented times of social distancing, DuPont is providing new ways to come together in the fight against COVID-19.
DuPont is expediting production and delivery of a product critical to protecting U.S. doctors and nurses during the coronavirus pandemic: Tyvek hazmat suits, which offer medical personnel the best protection from contracting the virus themselves.
Photo: Lindsey Wasson / Reuters
March 12, 2020 | Richmond Times Dispatch
While health care workers worldwide respond to the coronavirus outbreak, hundreds of employees at DuPont’s Spruance manufacturing plant in Chesterfield County are working to ramp up production of a material that helps shield those front-line fighters from the virus.
Photo: Daniel Sangjib MIN/RTD
CNBC's Seema Mody reports that American manufacturer DuPont is ramping up production to meet demand for protective coverings for health care workers.