More than 85% of Empower employees receive the Covid-19 jab

Ahmad bin Shafar, CEO of Empower

Dubai, UAE: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced the success of its massive vaccination campaign among its employees against the Covid-19 pandemic. The campaign covered its 845 employees with more than 85% receiving their first shot, and more than 20% receiving their second dose. The campaign comes in the framework of Empower’s keenness to keep its employees healthy and safe, and as part of the national drive to provide vaccines to all citizens and residents, who wish to receive it, in a bid to fight the pandemic, and reduce its impacts on the society.

Ahmad bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, said that the aim of the campaign is to support the efforts exerted by the health authorities to ensure the health and safety of all citizens and residents, and to accelerate access to community protection following the plans and strategies put forward by the government to combat Covid-19 and return to normal life.

 “Since the beginning of the outbreak, Empower has taken all the necessary precautionary measures recommended by the health authorities which included shifting to remote working as one of the options available to preserve physical distancing and maintain the safety of everyone”, Bin Shafar added.

By launching this internal vaccination campaign, Empower has shown absolute responsibility and a desire to support the national campaign set by the UAE government to combat Covid-19, by vaccinating all residents of this country. The mission was accomplished by the designated internal work teams that have worked in coordination with the Ministry of Health and Prevention and the Dubai Health Authority, with appointments for vaccinations arranged by the company for its employees.