Michigan, and particularly Detroit, is emerging as a 'hot spot' for the spread of the COVID-19 virus. While this is truly unfortunate, the degree to which the private and public sector in the area are now stepping up to work together to both manage the spread, and drive recovery, is impressive.
This article summarizes efforts to continue to provide paychecks, produce and distribute badly-needed medical equipment, and research cures. All of us working together can do so much more than any of us separately . . .
“As Detroit’s largest employer, we recognize our critical role in serving the members of our community,” Jay Farner, CEO of Rocket Mortgage and Quicken Loans, said in a press release. “This is a time for the public and private sectors to come together for a common goal, and we encourage the entire business community to use everything at their disposal to support our essential frontline workers who are working tirelessly to reduce the spread of coronavirus.”