Blog tagged as COVID-19

Effective 6/3/21 : In accordance with Governor Mike DeWine’s guidelines, all health mandates pertaining to Covid- 19 are lifted at all WBI facilities. 
Effective May 17, 2021
Masks are no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals. Those not vaccinated will still need to wear a m...
08.06.20 08:45 PM - Comment(s)

Dayton, June 4, 2020: An ambitious and comprehensive collaborative effort has resulted in five successful prototype ventilators that are both low-cost and highly producible, addressing a projected shortfall of the medical devices desperately needed during the COVID-19 crisis. 

04.06.20 04:37 PM - Comment(s)
WBI COVID-19 Response Series: Alternative Medical Facilities & Hospital Surge Considerations
Author: Matthew B. Sunday, MSME, Wright Brothers Institute - March 31st, 2020

Without defined best practices to manage hospital HVAC during the COVID-19 pandemic, implemented air quality strategies may result in heightened SARS-CoV- 2 exposure to occupants and residence in the surrounding c...
16.04.20 02:12 PM - Comment(s)
Wright Brothers Institute Leads, Connects Department of Defense Effort to Rapidly Produce Low-Cost Ventilators 

By: Laura Dempsey

Dayton, April 15, 2020: As coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spread throughout the world, it quickly became clear that the U.S. health care system would be unable to meet the projected demand for ventilators, resulting in a shortage that would surely cost lives.

Defining the Challenge, ...

15.04.20 10:20 PM - Comment(s)
Announcements, Resources Available to Small Businesses 
Small businesses are feeling the impact of COVID-19. WBI is committed to sharing resources that can help businesses throughout this time. 

The Air Force SBIR/STTR office has shared opportunities that can position your small business to become solutions providers during a time when solutions are ...
18.03.20 02:55 PM - Comment(s)