Canada Goose Holdings and Gap have both committed to begin production of medical gear for healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Reuters.
To aid in the battle against the pandemic, Canada Goose, known for its luxury parkas, announced it make patient gowns and scrubs and begin distributing them to local hospitals, free of cost, within a week.
Production will begin in two of its Toronto plants and in Winnipeg to manufacture 10,000 units. The company says it will be utilizing 50 employees to complete the production.
U.S. retailer Gap is also planning on aiding in the COVID-19 pandemic relief. The company will pivot resources to manufacture masks, scrubs and gowns for healthcare workers. On Twitter, the company said it would connect its vendors with hospitals in California to supply personal protective equipment.