Mandatory vaccination in France
Here are briefly the highlights of his statement, summarised by Le Monde:
Mandatory vaccination for all medical workers in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, as well as for volunteers caring for the elderly. This group has until 15 September to be vaccinated. For those who have not been rescued, there will be “control and sanctions.” Medical workers who are not vaccinated until 15 September will not be allowed to work and receive their monthly wages,” the Minister of Olivier Veran.
Since the beginning of August , the scope of t. 2015- 2 passe sanitaire (book. from fr. a negative test or completed vaccination process). This document will be mandatory throughout the French territory for access to all “entertainment and culture venues”, where more than 50 people gather. This includes bars, restaurants, shopping centers, trains, planes, hospitals and nursing homes. The health pass is available electronically through the Tous anti COVID application, which is France’s main tool for informing the population and controlling the scale of the pandemic .
Speeding up vaccinations and expanding the vaccination campaign from Sept. The scope of the communication campaign will be expanded from September to speed up vaccination of the young population. Also, a new re-vaccination campaign will be addressed to the first vaccinated citizens, in January and February 2021. “For those who were first vaccinated , i.e . in January and February, and whose antibodies have decreased, there will be a special campaign to allow them to new vaccine.”
End of free SGP tests from Sept. Currently in France, SGP tests are covered by the health fund, regardless of the motive of those wishing to be tested. From September, however, SGP tests will be free only if a doctor’s prescription is available. The aim of this measure is “to encourage people to get vaccinated instead of doing countless tests,” Macron added.
Tightening border controls for citizens entering France from a country at risk. For these people, there will be mandatory isolation for a certain period of time if they are not vaccinated.
*To date, according to Le Monde, 35,944,194 people have received at least one dose of the vaccines and 27,910,188 people have completed the vaccination process since the start of the campaign December 2020.