Published on August 2nd, 2021 | by Subhash Nair0
Tan Chong Motor Launches COVID-19 Vaccination Programme
Tan Chong Motor has a new vaccination programme employees and members of their family.
The COVID-19 pandemic shows no signs of relenting, but there’s hope on the horizon as vaccination rates are at an all-time high. As it stands, 70% of Tan Chong employees have already received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
In an effort to increase the uptake of the vaccine, Tan Chong Motor Holdings has launched the TC COVID-19 Vaccination Programme. This Vaccination Programme is for its employees nationwide as well as their family members.
The programme is part of the Public-Private Partnership COVID-19 Industry Immunisation Programme (PIKAS) by MITI and will help achieve the government’s goal of having all adults in Malaysia vaccinated by October 2021.
This programme will be rolled out beginning August 2021 via local clinics or at Tan Chong’s premises. Besides this vaccination programme, Tan Chong Motors has also launched an online store and updated their app for online service appointments.
Here’s the press release with more.
Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad (“TCMH”/“The Group”) has recently launched its first-ever TC COVID-19 Vaccination Programme for its employees nationwide, enjoining the national efforts in making the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) a success.
With the increasing daily number of administered COVID-19 vaccine doses
nationwide, the Group has initiated engagements under various vaccination programmes including the Public-Private Partnership COVID-19 Industry Immunisation Programme (PIKAS), a vaccination programme by MITI for employees in the manufacturing sector.
To-date, 70 percent of all Tan Chong employees nationwide have had the vaccine (either 1 or 2 doses) and also confirmed appointments, thus TC COVID-19 Vaccination Programme will ensure the rest of its employees and family members to be vaccinated as an important step towards achieving COVID-19 herd immunity and national economic recovery. This programme will be rolled out beginning August 2021 via local clinics or at Tan Chong’s premises.
“In our shared fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the health and safety of our colleagues, customers and surrounding communities remain our top priority. The Group has been regularly communicating the importance to maintain and observe health and safety protocols to avoid any resurgence of the virus. With this vaccination programme, we hope to achieve a fully vaccinated workforce by the end of September and hence protecting them so that they can return to work safely when permitted,” said Mr Daniel Ho, Group Chief Executive Officer of Tan Chong Motor Holdings Berhad.
The continuous efforts are to complement the new immunisation target set by the government, for all adults in Malaysia to be fully vaccinated by October 2021.
Despite the challenges, the Group remains committed to building resilience and overcoming adversity in collaboration with our stakeholders.