To make sure that this information reaches our patients who may not know where to turn for help, we are sharing this information through many channels, including BMS.com and social media. If you know of patients that are impacted and who may need our help, we ask that you please share this information as appropriate.
The company has also donated over $10 million in BMS medicines to Americares and Direct Relief to help patients urgently in need of care. In addition, to help recovery efforts in communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey, the Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation has given $550,000 in cash donations to the American Red Cross, Americares and Direct Relief. The Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation is also matching individual donations from Bristol-Myers Squibb employees to the relief efforts. The Company, the Foundation and our disaster relief partners are actively monitoring the situation in Texas to determine future ways to help and are monitoring the impact of Irma as it unfolds.