Monday, January 24

Urbaser and El Corte Inglés will vaccinate their workers in the province

The measure aims streamline the immunization process so that the recovery of normality is a reality as soon as possible, as all the participants in the meeting have emphasized.

In the case of the province of Alicante, the companies that will have their own vaccination points will be The English Court, which will use the medical facilities that it has in its Maisonnave center to inoculate more than 2,300 workers from the different centers that it has throughout the province and also from its supermarket chains.

Likewise, the cleaning and waste management company Urbaser It will also be in charge of vaccinating the staff it has in the province – around 550 workers – in the medical center it has in Elche.

The rest of the companies participating in the program are Arcelormittal, in Sagunto, where the workers of the six subsidiaries of the group will be vaccinated; Ford Spain, in Almussafes; Altadia, in Vila-real, where the vaccine will also be supplied to the employees of its seven subsidiaries and subcontractors; Y Mercadona, which, according to official company sources, will only vaccinate in its center in Ribaroja, although the Generalitat had indicated that it would have five different points.

In addition, Power Electronics, in Llíria; Farmers of La Vega from Valencia, in Paiporta; Torrecid, in Castellón, where the employees of its seven subsidiaries and subcontractors will be vaccinated; Iberdrola Spain, with vaccination points in Valencia and Cofrentes; Ice Cream Factory Comaker, in Alzita; Group Dr. Franz Schneider, in Alzira, where they will also vaccinate workers from its 9 subsidiaries and subcontractors; and the Municipal Transport Company, in Valencia.

Also, in the Port Employment Center of València stevedoring personnel will be vaccinated, as well as Cosco’s staff; Mediterranean; APM Terminals; Valencia Terminal Europe; Transmediterranean; Bulk Maritime Terminals and Randstad.

In total, the Plan Sumamos. Health + Economy will allow vaccinating some 50,000 workers.

As Puig recalled, vaccinations will be carried out following the same age guidelines as the rest of the population, which means that from June 7 to 14, those between 50 and 59 years old will be injected. Later, when the new strip opens, they will continue with the vaccination.

The companies provide the staff – who are already receiving the necessary training – and the facilities, and the Generalitat will provide the doses and syringes.

The president of the CEV, Salvador Navarro, stressed that, thanks to the agreement signed, the Valencian Community is the first to allow companies to vaccinate their own workers to take the lead in the recovery.

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