SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug.5, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Tyson Foods recently announced that to protect team members, their families and communities, the company will require its team members in U.S. offices to be fully immunized from ‘by October 1. 2021. All other team members must be fully vaccinated by November 1, 2021, subject to ongoing discussions with the sites represented by the unions. This action makes Tyson Foods the largest U.S. food company to require COVID-19 vaccinations for all of its staff. Nearly half of Tyson Foods’ U.S. workforce has been vaccinated, and coronavirus infection rates among team members remain low.
“Tyson Foods and Matrix Clinical Solutions have worked together since the onset of this pandemic to develop and implement strategies to mitigate the risk of the virus for Tyson employees and their families, as well as the communities where they live and work” Said Matrix Chief Physician and Group President Daniel Castillo, MD, MBA “Matrix clinicians and members of the Tyson team have worked hand in hand to implement a wide range of workplace safety measures. at Tyson, and we are now feeling the growing number of new cases across the United States warrant advanced clinical strategies, including the requirement for vaccinations. “
Matrix Clinical Solutions, a Matrix Medical Network® (Matrix) company, has partnered with Tyson Foods since the start of the pandemic to ensure occupational health and safety. Matrix has a network of 5,000 clinicians and a fleet of mobile health clinics that are used to support Tyson with a range of services, including:
- COVID-19 vaccine supply, cold chain management and administration
- On-site clinical assessments, education and counseling
- Coordination of care, navigation and follow-up
- COVID-19 Testing and Support
A note to members of the team of Tyson Foods President and CEO, Donnie King, is available here.
Since February, Tyson Foods has hosted more than 100 vaccination events for team members across the country and more than 56,000 US team members have been vaccinated to date. Further on-site vaccination events will be scheduled and the company will continue to work with local health departments and healthcare providers to make the vaccine more accessible.
About Matrix Solutions CliniquesMatrix Medical Network has provided specialized care and health services to millions of people at risk where they live and work for over 20 years. The organization’s network of approximately 5,000 clinicians meet with people wherever they are to assess their health and safety, identify and address gaps in care, and deliver life-changing services that inspire them to. manage their own health.
With a team of physicians and medical advisors in the workplace, Matrix Clinical Solutions – Employee Health helps U.S. workers stay healthy while maintaining business productivity and continuity by designing bespoke occupational health solutions. . In conjunction with the Cleveland Clinic, Matrix has developed a verified safety certification program to help businesses and organizations assess, address, verify and monitor workplace safety in order to help individuals return to work by safely and with confidence.
For more information, visit https://matrixmedicalnetwork.com/clinical-solutions/.
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