COVID-19: Medela is Ready to Help with Airway & Surgical Suction and Chest Drainage Systems

The demand on the worlds’ healthcare systems has never been higher. In this unprecedented time, we’re working to provide the tools and resources you need—so you can focus on patient care.

How can we help you?

Medela is closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation across the world and guidance from the Swiss Federal Office for Public Health, World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and health officials in a variety of affected countries to ensure the health and safety of Medela's employees, caregivers and patients.

As leading manufacturer of Airway & Surgical Suction and Chest Drainage Systems Medela is committed to do whatever we can to support our customers and healthcare professionals to assist in activities triggered as a response to COVID-19 (coronavirus). For patients battling this virus and for the caregivers, respiratory therapists, and medical professionals working tirelessly to prepare and respond, our team is committed to supporting you.

Airway management of COVID-19 critical patients should be:

Safe – for staff and patients.

Accurate – avoiding unreliable, unfamiliar or repeated trials.

Swift – timely, without rush or delay.

Mobile - to reach patients wherever they receive care

Cleaning & Disinfecting Medela Products

Cleaning medical devices in the most appropriate and safe way is an important task in challenging times.

Herewith, we list some useful information.

We will triple the production of our Airway Suction, Surgical Surgical and Chest Drainage Systems

As hospitals around the world are seeking to expand their capacity and set-up temporary care facilities, the demands for our mobile airway & surgical suction pumps and mobile digital chest drainage systems have increased significantly. Indeed, our surgical suction devices have a special virus filter system and our mobile devices are essential to provide suction and drainage when no access to central hospital vacuum is available. We are doing everything to fulfill these urgent demands and are working on tripling our production capacity as fast as possible. 

For urgent requests, please call your local sales office or fill in this online form

Medela is Ready to Help with Airway & Surgical Suction and Chest Drainage Systems

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