Employees of the ambulance station of the city of Obluchye of the Jewish Autonomous Region (EAO), who had previously written letters of resignation due to refusal to be vaccinated against coronavirus, changed their minds to quit. This was reported by “Interfax” with reference to the representative of the press service of the regional government.
“The vast majority of employees are withdrawing their applications,” he said. According to him, 26 employees of the station wrote letters of resignation.
Earlier, the press service of the regional government said that new specialists would be found to replace the retired doctors. According to Sergei Bagnenko, chief freelance ambulance specialist of the Ministry of Health of Russia, the redistribution of existing workers, as well as the involvement of additional specialists, will make up for the missing ambulance teams.
On November 4, in Obluchye, a team of employees of an ambulance station, consisting of 15 people, refused to be vaccinated against coronavirus and resigned. According to the decree of the chief sanitary doctor for the Jewish Autonomous Okrug, Pavel Kopylov, 80 percent of all ambulance personnel should be vaccinated by November 15. Later it became known that 12 more ambulance employees wrote a letter of resignation.