Our company’s deepest sympathies go out to all who have been impacted by coronavirus outbreaks throughout the world. These are challenging times for everyone, which is why we are doing our part to help prevent the further spread of the virus, while also supporting the needs of our customers, consumers, employees and communities. 

We have – and always will – put the health, safety and security of people first. Our approach is grounded in our company’s purpose, which ensures that we continuously strive to make a difference for the people in our communities and in our workplace.

This is a rapidly changing situation that we are constantly monitoring. We are continuing to take guidance from governments and health officials, and we will adapt our efforts and responses around the world as needed.

Here are some of the ways we are protecting our employees and serving our communities and customers during this time.

How are we protecting employees?

The safety of Coca-Cola system employees is our highest priority. Around the world, local teams have closely followed guidance from health authorities to protect the health and safety of employees across offices, production, distribution and retail facilities. 

Depending on the recommendations given, we provide facial masks and hand sanitizers, we install temperature controls in offices, plants and distribution centers, as well as health monitoring mechanisms in the affected regions.

How do We Guarantee the Safety of our Production?

Since the coronavirus outbreak began, we have implemented additional cleaning and sanitization routines, focusing on high-touch surfaces, and have taken steps to restrict visitors to our facilities.

We implement additional cleaning and disinfection routines, focused on high contact surfaces and have taken steps to restrict visitors to our facilities.

We also create staggered production shifts to protect employees health and maintain operations and we have reinforced hygiene and exposure guidelines with our employees.

We Encourage Remote Work

In line with recommendations to reduce large gatherings and increase social distancing, The Coca-Cola Company has asked the majority of office-based employees to work remotely. 

Serving Customers and Consumers

Since the coronavirus outbreak began, we have been focused on ensuring our products are delivered safely to the stores and communities that need them, while taking every precaution to protect our employees’ well-being.Local grocery stores, retailers and restaurants are working hard to ensure families can get the food, beverages and supplies they need during this challenging time. We are doing everything we can to support these businesses and everyone they serve. 

Ensuring Product Safety and Availability

The safety and quality of our products are top priorities for us, and we can say with confidence that our products are safe. Still, we are taking extra precautions to ensure products are handled hygienically at every step, from manufacturing facilities to customer outlets. These measures not only protect our customers and consumers, they also protect our employees.