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  • Ministry of Health has expanded the list of occupations for which vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory
    Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine, posted 09 November 2021 13:57

    According to the order, the following are added to educators and employees of central and local authorities, who are subject to mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 for the period of quarantine established by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine:

    • enterprises, institutions, and organizations belonging to the sphere of management of central executive bodies;
    • institutions and establishments providing social services, establishments of social protection for children, rehabilitation establishments;
    • enterprises, institutions, and organizations included in the List of state-owned objects of strategic importance for the economy and security of the state, approved by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine dated 4.03.2015 № 83.

    The order enters into force on December 9, 2021.

    Employees of the above institutions who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 during this period will be suspended from work without pay. Those who have absolute contraindications to vaccinations, which are determined in accordance with the instructions for vaccines, decisions of the National Technical Group of Experts on Immunoprophylaxis, the List of medical contraindications and warnings for preventive vaccinations, approved by the Ministry of Health from 16.09.2011 № 595, will not be subject to mandatory vaccination.

    It should be noted that according to Article 12 of the Law of Ukraine "On Protection of the Population from Infectious Diseases" and Article 27 of the Law of Ukraine "On Ensuring Sanitary and Epidemic Welfare of the Population", workers of certain professions, industries and organizations that may infect and spread infectious diseases, are subject to mandatory preventive vaccination against other relevant infectious diseases.

    Civil servants and social workers, as well as employees of strategically important enterprises, can be vaccinated against COVID-19 in an organized or individual manner at a convenient vaccination point or center.