National medical stores [NMS] has stepped up efforts in curbing the spread of Covid-19 pandemic. All staff and visitors to present proof of full vaccination before admission into the NMS premises including vehicles.
In a statement to the media, the NMS principal public relations officer, Sheila Nduhukire said that the move is in line with the government directives to ensure vaccination of all eligible Ugandans as a condition for full reopening of the economy.
At the onset of the vaccination exercise, NMS organized vaccination campaigns internally for all staff, casual laborers, cleaners, and security guards.
NMS management resolved that all individuals who are not fully vaccinated against Covid-19 should present a Covid-19 negative PCR test result taken not more than 72 hours, Nduhukire revealed.
To date, the government of Uganda has received 5,690,363 Covid-19 doses of which 2,378,171 have been utilized country-wide.
At least 2,080,594 are currently being distributed across the country.
The new NMS directive requiring all staff to present proof of vaccination takes effect immediately, while the notice to visitors comes into effect on Monday, 18th October 2021.
“With Covid-19 vaccines now available in the country, we urge all Ugandans to ensure that they receive their Covid-19 vaccination as soon as possible, this is the only quickest way to have our entire economy opened up, our children will go back to school. We shall celebrate together in our various places of worship,” Nduhukire noted.
Contact for details:
Principal Public Relations Officer,
National Medical Stores.
CREDIT: Athieno Consepta