Medical Oxygen Suppliers Respond to Surging Demand from COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Our members are committed to deploying all available resources to respond to the increased demand for medical oxygen and working collaboratively with health care providers, as we fight this pandemic together.

CGA’s M-24 Publication Guides Mitigation of Oxygen Hazards in Healthcare Environments

We are providing this safety publication free of charge to help facilitate a safe response to the COVID-19 pandemic at healthcare facilities.

CGA Shares Medical Oxygen Safety Resources with California Agency Providing Oxygen for COVID-19 Patients

CGA provided medical oxygen safety resources and safe practices to aid in the safe rollout of oxygen supply depots in the state.

CGA Sends Message to U.S. Governors Urging that Essential Industry Workers Be Prioritized to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

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.

CGA Statement on Medical Oxygen Availability

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.

Compressed Gas Industry Expects Sufficient Dry Ice Supply for COVID-19 Vaccines in U.S. & Canada

The compressed gas industry is committed to making every effort to ensure sufficient supplies of dry ice for COVID-19 vaccines.

Industry Coalition Warns of Risk of Carbon Dioxide Shortage in U.S.

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.

U.S. Industry Letter Supports Consistent Definition of “Critical Infrastructure”

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.

Press Release: Medical Gas Manufacturing and Distribution Are “Essential” to Respond to COVID-19

Federal, state, and local governments should ensure that medical gas manufacturing and distribution continues without interruption.

Now Available at No Charge: CGA P-83, Guidelines for Cleaning Externally Contaminated Medical Gas Containers

As healthcare providers around the world assist coronavirus patients, medical gas containers can become externally contaminated and need to be properly cleaned.