Walt Disney World has offered to pay a cash reward to its employees who are vaccinated against the Coronavirus, To join other Florida companies already working to encourage vaccination among their employees.
Employees who are fully vaccinated by September 30th, with either a single dose vaccine or both doses of a two-dose vaccine – Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Moderna – are eligible to receive One payment equals four working hours, Disney World parks spokeswoman Erica Ettore said Wednesday.
There are several companies in Orlando that have offered extra money or leave as rewards or incentives for workers who receive the vaccine. Commercial incentives can help motivate more people to get vaccinatedIn the context of a decrease in the demand for vaccines in North America in recent weeks.
What’s more, According to local media Orlando SentinelDisney World already has vaccinations for all of its crew thanks to Disney’s Health Services and several additional clinics. These clinics are exclusively for Disney employees, and they can attend during their office hours and at other times.
President of Walt Disney World Resort, Jeff FallOn his Instagram account on April 7, he said he was “happy to help Central Florida in its ongoing battle to defeat the virus.”
Disney is also participating in the campaign #IGotMyShot By Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings, which aims to Combating vaccine concerns and boosting vaccine resources in the communityAccording to Ituri.
The company’s announcement comes at a time when several major companies such as Aldi, Target and Trader Joe have also started motivating their employees to get the vaccine..
Disney World shares are more positive for her than 8,000 employees in theme parks and concierge services represented by the 362 Unite Here Local Consortium Said its boss, Eric Clinton.
“They receive people. In some cases, they deal with thousands of tourists every day.”Clinton said. “All we can do to protect people, Including vaccination, it leads us to be safe and return to the new normal. ”
at present, Disney has not announced how many of its employees have been vaccinated.
The United States reached 321,727,770 confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 on Tuesday and 573,349 deaths from COVID-19.According to an independent count from Johns Hopkins University.
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 234 million vaccines have been given as of Wednesday. 43 percent of the population received at least one dose, while 29.5 percent completed the vaccination schedule. The CDC noted that Wednesday Those who were vaccinated with two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer or Moderna – the two most used in the North American country – have a 94 percent chance of not being hospitalized. As a result of the disease.