Surgical mask is a necessity for citizens in Hong Kong, which is under extremely limited supply. Watsons Hong Kong therefore builds and rolls out a new online registration system for surgical mask reservation in a week, attracted 1.5 million people to reserve, while customers can pick-up the masks later to avoid queuing overnight which may increase health risk.
The efficient arrangement has earned trust and positive response from customers
Superdrug sends 21 professional nurses to support NHS Blood and Transplant to fight against COVID-19. They will help to deliver a major new programme to help collect convalescent plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 to support a national clinical trial.
To protect health workers at the frontline and provide the safer working environment, Watsons Taiwan collaborates with the supplier to donate 10 mobile isolation cabins, which worth over 1 million Hong Kong dollars in total, to 8 hospitals across Taiwan. The cabins can provide a protective shield for the medics and ensure their safety when they conduct the COVID-19 tests.
In partnership with Operation Smile Italia Onlus Foundation, Marionnaud Italia donates a batch of Own Brand skincare and bodycare products to healthcare workers of the San Paolo Hospital in Milan, as a gesture to appreciate their dedication and courage in this COVID-19 battle.
Watsons China shows their gratitude to frontline heroes by launching a “Free black card membership for medical staff” program in March.
Medical staff can receive one-year black card membership for free and enjoy all the black card privileges
Watsons China organises a “Smile with Mask” challenge to encourage the public to show resilience and positive energy on their masks
Watsons Water delivers distilled water to Hospital Authority to provide its staff with safe and quality drinking water during the COVID19 outbreak
PARKnSHOP gives out 8,800 goodie bags to thank its employees for their efforts to keep stores open and safe while maintaining necessity supply to the fellow citizens in Hong Kong