Novant Health Launches Nation’s First Emergency Drone Operation for COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Source: Novant Health

What You Should Know:

– North Carolina-based health system Novant Health launches the nation’s first emergency drone logistics operation by a hospital for its COVID-19 pandemic response.

– The operation provides contactless distribution of personal protective equipment and critical medical supplies to Novant Health frontline medical teams in the Charlotte metro area.

– The FAA approved the pandemic response operation through Part 107 waivers granted to Novant Health. Zipline, which has partnered with Novant Health, will provide drone flight services under an agreement with Novant Health, supported by additional agreements among Novant Health, Zipline, and

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