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CGA provided medical oxygen safety resources and safe practices to aid in the safe rollout of oxygen supply depots in the state.
On December 23, 2020, we sent a letter from CGA President & CEO Rich Gottwald to all 50 U.S. governors and the Mayor of DC urging that portions of the essential medical, food, and industrial gas workforce be included in each state’s Frontline Essential Workers (Phase 1b) prioritization to receive COVID-19 vaccines.
Medical oxygen is an essential part of patient care during the COVID-19 global pandemic, and the compressed gas industry is working diligently to safely and reliably supply health care systems in the U.S. and Canada. Each member is committed to deploy all available resources to respond to the increased demand for medical oxygen and to proactively communicate with health care providers as we fight this pandemic together. Healthcare is a top priority for CGA member companies.
The compressed gas industry is committed to making every effort to ensure sufficient supplies of dry ice for COVID-19 vaccines.
A CGA-led industry coalition including multiple food and beverage groups submitted a letter to Mike Pence expressing strong concern that the COVID-19 pandemic creates significant risk of a CO2 shortage.
CGA has signed an industry letter sent to representatives at all levels of the U.S. government, supporting a consistent definition of “critical infrastructure” across all jurisictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Federal, state, and local governments should ensure that medical gas manufacturing and distribution continues without interruption.
As healthcare providers around the world assist coronavirus patients, medical gas containers can become externally contaminated and need to be properly cleaned.
CGA is a leading authority on technical and safety information for the industrial, medical, and food gases industry in North America and around the world. Our members are committed to the continuous advancement of industry safety.
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