Covid vaccines in companies in Lombardy: Moratti explains how they will work

“With the vaccines in the company we guarantee right to work“. So in a radio interview with Rtl 102.5 this morning, the vice president of the Lombardy Region Letizia Moratti returns to the agreement – presented yesterday at a press conference – between the Pirellone, Confindustria e Confapi Milan to start vaccinations directly within the company. The agreement between private and public provides for the administration of the dose for 300/400 thousand workers: “Il Right to health – explains Moratti – it is a fundamental right, like the right to study. But for our region the right to work is very important: even this right, through this protocol, can be guaranteed “.

Companies will be given 150,000 vaccines per week

There is still a start date for the administration but there are already the first details. Lombardy Region aims at a coverage of 150 thousand vaccines per week to be administered in companies, “as long as the promised vaccines arrive”. The commissioner then specifies that with the widening of the age for the vaccine Astrazeneca and with the arrival of the doses Johnson &Johnson “we will have a greater distribution capacity and we will be able to give quicker responses”. The companies will not receive any compensation from the Region, but they will be able to count – most likely – on some reimbursement, but everything still to be defined. Doing so will decrease the commitment of hospitals which are still concentrated on Covid wards, at the center of the third wave. Then the councilor for welfare Letizia Moratti he is keen to clarify: “We are the first region to sign such an agreement”. All while respecting the vaccination plan “which provides priority to the people of fragility, serious vulnerabilities and the over 80 ″.

Confindustria: We also aim to vaccinate family members

However, the pilot project launched by Pirellone should start with the start of the vaccination mass. We will have to wait a little longer: in the meantime, an agreement with the labor unions, which until now have not adhered to the protocol. Confindustria also aims to expand the action plan: “If the promised vaccines arrive, we will be able to administer 150 thousand doses per week”, the president of Confindustria Lombardia said yesterday. Marco Bonometti. He also specifies that “among the objectives there would also be that of vaccinating family members. If this were the case, the numbers could be much larger”.


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