March 26, 2020

Important Information Provided by the White House on COVID-19



The COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity for us to unite and check our differences at the door to protect each other, our nation and our world. 

The White House asked organizations like EIE to share the President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America: 15 Days to Slow the Spread. Please, share these best practices with your family, friends and communities. You can find the guidelines here.

For timely updates and resources on the coronavirus, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website and

If you would like to live stream The White House briefings for daily coronavirus updates, please click here.

Each of us has been given God-given talents, treasures and time for a reason. We must each do our part to combat this invisible enemy. 

Please see how the private sector is stepping up in the below "P.S. section." Will you join me to continue to search for ways we can each help and serve one another and our communities? Start by sharing this e-mail with others by forwarding it or sharing on social media using the icons below.

Sending our continued prayers for the health and safety of you and your family. 

President & CEO
Enough Is Enough®


P. S. President Trump is leveraging the Defense Production Act to spur the private sector to step up and help combat the coronavirus.

Ford is collaborating with 3M and GE healthcare to increase the production of ventilators, respirators, and plastic face shields.

  • FORD: “Ford Motor Company, joining forces with firms including 3M and GE Healthcare, is lending its manufacturing and engineering expertise to quickly expand production of urgently needed medical equipment and supplies for healthcare workers, first responders and patients fighting coronavirus.”
  • FORD: “Ford plans to assemble more than 100,000 face shields per week and leverage its in-house 3D printing capability to produce components for use in personal protective equipment.”

3M doubled their global output of N95 respirator masks in response to the coronavirus emergency.

  • 3M: “To fight #COVID19 & support healthcare workers, we have doubled our global output of N95 respirators to an annual rate of over 1.1 billion per year, or nearly 100 million per month.”

HP is utilizing 3D printing to produce equipment including face shields, mask adjusters, and hands-free door openers.

  • HP: “HP and our digital manufacturing partners are working non-stop in the battle against this unprecedented virus. We are collaborating across borders and industries to identify the parts most in need, validate the designs, and begin 3D printing them.”

MyPillow announced that they will begin manufacturing face masks to help hospitals across the nation.

  • MYPILLOW: “MyPillow is excited to announce that we are now manufacturing face masks for hospitals across the country!”

Facebook donated their emergency reserve of over 700,000 masks, and are working to source millions more to donate.

  • FACEBOOK CEO MARK ZUCKERBERG: “Health workers urgently need more protective gear. To help, Facebook donated our emergency reserve of 720,000 masks that we had bought in case the wildfires continued. We’re also working on sourcing millions of more to donate.”

Fiat Chrysler announced it would donate more than 1 million protective face masks a month. 

  • FIAT CHRYSLER: “Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is stepping in to help those at the front line of the coronavirus pandemic by manufacturing and donating more than 1 million protective face masks per month.”

Apple announced the donation of millions of N-95 masks to healthcare professionals.

  • APPLE CEO TIM COOK: “Our teams at Apple have been working to help source supplies for healthcare providers fighting COVID-19. We’re donating millions of masks for health professionals in the US and Europe. To every one of the heroes on the front lines, we thank you.”

Pernod Ricard is repurposing its spirits production facilities to help produce hand sanitizer.

  • PERNOD RICARD NORTH AMERICA CEO ANN MUKHERJEE: “In times like this it is important that everyone, especially companies with strong U.S. roots, like ours, prioritize good corporate citizenship and step up in the name of the greater good. I am glad that we were able to form this public/private partnership and repurpose our spirits production facilities to meet a pressing, national need.”

Anheuser-Busch is working to produce and distribute hand sanitizer and has offered its facilities to the American Red Cross to host blood drives.

  • ANHEUSER-BUSCH: “We have a long history of supporting our communities and employees - this time is no different. That’s why we are using our supply and logistics network to begin producing and distributing bottles of hand sanitizer to accommodate the growing needs across the United States.”
  • ANHEUSER-BUSCH: “As part of a $5 million donation to the American Red Cross, Anheuser-Busch alongside its sports partners will identify available arenas and stadiums to be used for temporary blood drive centers. The company’s tour centers in Merrimack, NH, and St. Louis, MO, will also be made available to the Red Cross.”

Bacardi is producing ethanol required to make hand sanitizer.

  • BACARDI: “A shift in production by Bacardi at the world’s largest premium rum distillery is helping supply ethanol required to produce the much needed hand sanitizers that are in high demand as a result of COVID-19.”

Medtronic is increasing its production of ventilators, announcing that they are on track to double their capacity to manufacture and supply ventilators.

  • MEDTRONIC: “Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, continues to make progress in increasing ventilator production worldwide. The company has increased production by more than 40 percent to date and is on track to more than double its capacity to manufacture and supply ventilators in response to the urgent needs of patients and healthcare systems across the globe confronting COVID-19.”

Hanes has agreed to use its manufacturing facilities to help produce medical masks.

  • HANES: “At Team Hanes, we are working to help by retrofitting some of our facilities to produce medical masks urgently needed in the U.S. to fight the spread of the virus.”

Tesla purchased and donated more than 1,000 ventilators.

  • REUTERS: “Tesla bought hospital ventilators in China and shipped them to the United States, CEO Elon Musk said on Tuesday….California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday said the state would receive 1,000 ventilators from Tesla as the United States braces to deal with an influx of patients infected by the coronavirus.”

SpaceX is making hand sanitizer and face shields for local hospitals.

  • CNBC: “SpaceX is making hand sanitizer and face shields and donating them to local hospitals and other businesses, according to a memo sent to employees over the weekend.”

General Motors is working to provide technical assistance in order to dramatically speed up the production of ventilators.

  • GM CHAIRMAN AND CEO MARY BARRA: “We are working closely with Ventec to rapidly scale up production of their critically important respiratory products to support our country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.”