Mandatory vaccination of all firefighters serving in EMAK is provided for by an order issued today by the Main Directorate of the Fire Service.
The order was issued on the initiative and decision of the head of the service Αρχηγείο της Πυροσβεστικής Υπηρεσίας Stefanos Kolokuris.
According to the ERT TV channel, the senior officer explained that EMAK, as a special service, participates in the European Civil Protection Mechanism and, therefore, should be ready at any time to participate at the request of the EU in rescue operations around the world.
Therefore, its employees must be vaccinated against both coronavirus and other infectious diseases in order to be able to carry out their duties. Those who refuse to get vaccinated will be transferred to another fire department.
The text of the order issued today by the headquarters of the fire service provides for the mandatory vaccination of all employees serving in the EMAK.