Southwest Airlines to vaccinate employees against COVID-19 for free
Southwest Airlines Co said on Thursday it would vaccinate its employees against COVID-19 for free once a vaccine has been made widely available in the United States.
“We have teams working to identify third parties who can provide vaccines to our employees as soon as they are able to do so – likely during later phases in the vaccine roll-out plan,” the U.S. carrier said in a statement.The vaccines are paid for by the federal government and the administrative fees will be covered for Southwest employees under its health plans, the company said.
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Let’s get the 65+ folks first. Why is this news, are people actually having to pay for the vaccine? Canada to vaccinate entire population for free.