scoop.co.nz 12 Mar, 2021 17:45 am

MIQ And Border Workers Backing Vaccination Programme – 3 Weeks In

MIQ And Border Workers Backing Vaccination Programme – 3 Weeks In
Three weeks into the programme to vaccinate New Zealand’s MIQ and border workers, more than 12,000 people have received their first dose says Head of Managed Isolation and Quarantine, Brigadier Jim Bliss. Brigadier Jim Bliss “This is the largest immunisation ...

Scoop i Health MIQ And Border Workers Backing Vaccination Programme – 3 Weeks In Three weeks into the programme to vaccinate New Zealand’s MIQ and border workers, more than 12,000 people have received their first dose says Head of Managed Isolation and Quarantine, Brigadier Jim Bliss.Brigadier Jim Bliss “This is the largest immunisation programme we have ever seen in this country and the MIQ and border workforce has really got behind it.6 per cent of MIQ and border staff have had their first vaccination.“The border and MIQ system brings together people with expertise in hotel hospitality, health, security, wellbeing support, facility management, logistics and transportation, and customs and immigration.

“The roll-out of the vaccination programme started with our border and MIQ workers and now we are also vaccinating the people they live with.“Border and MIQ staff have now supported more than 120,000 people to safely cross the border to life in New Zealand, all while protecting our communities.

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