12 Jun 2021 to 30 Jun 2021
As COVID-19 vaccination begin its roll out across Indonesia, every citizen of the country is encouraged to undergo the vaccination.
In Batam, Indonesia, PT Asia Cocoa Indonesia has taken up the initiative to kick off vaccination for employees, coordinating free vaccination and offering one day leave of rest after vaccination. On 7 June 2021, 61 employees were vaccinated voluntarily with the coordination of PT Asia Cocoa Indonesia.
Following the first company-coordinated initiative, similar vaccination opportunities were offered company-wide for voluntary registration. Subsequent groups of employees were vaccinated from 12 to 30 June, raising the total number of employees vaccinated to 270. Vaccines were provided by the Indonesian government through APINDO while the administration fee for vaccination were covered entirely by PT Asia Cocoa Indonesia, making the it free of charge for employees.
By the end of June, 78% of the company has been vaccinated. The management hopes that all employees could be vaccinated to build a community resilient to COVID-19 and contribute to the national recovery from the pandemic.