Lithuania COVID-19 Employer Resources

According to Balkan Insight, “After receiving the first batches of the vaccine acquired by Brussels, EU member states in Central and Eastern Europe on Sunday started COVID-19 vaccination campaigns with symbolic ceremonies that left images of hope following months of fear. As in the rest of the EU, health workers, politicians and civil society leaders trying to dispel popular distrust of vaccines were chosen to take the first jabs in symbolic ceremonies designed to kickstart national vaccination campaigns across the region.

COVID-19 vaccine considerations for Lithuania

  • Can employers mandate the vaccine?
    No
  • Who will control delivery of the vaccine?
    Federal and provincial governments
  • Who covers the cost of the vaccine?
    Public health service
  • Where will people get vaccinated?
    Government designated vaccination locations
  • Is there cultural resistance to getting the vaccine?
    A little, because the COVID-19 vaccine is so new

At this moment there are five vaccination centres – Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos, Klaipėda University Hospital, Šiauliai Republican Hospital, and Panevėžys Republican Hospital
The first doses of the vaccine will be given for the medical staff working in the COVID-19 wards, emergency departments.
In the second phase, the vaccines will be given to staff and patients in facilities providing supportive care and nursing care. These groups should be vaccinated in the first quarter of the year.

More Information

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania

Government of the Republic of Lithuania

This information is provided by MAI CEE, Asinta's partner in Lithuania.

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Page last modified: February 5, 2021

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