Uber and Didi in Mexico takes you to the vaccination site that corresponds to you and with a discount!

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To activate this option, users must have the appointment confirmation issued by the health authorities

Uber announced that starting this week it will offer requests for discounted trips of up to $ 60 Mexican pesos on trips to vaccination centers in the 65 cities of the country where the application is available. To activate this option, users must have the appointment confirmation issued by the health authorities in the country, thus following the officially defined times and priorities.

“At Uber, we remain committed to moving what matters most today, and we believe that our technology can help make the largest global immunization campaign in history a success. In coordination with the authorities, Uber will facilitate the access of Mexicans to the benefits of vaccines against COVID-19 in a fast, effective way and in accordance with the official guidelines ”, said Gretta González, General Director of shared trips in Mexico, of Uber.

The technology company reported that, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, users who have completed their registration for vaccination in accordance with the officially established prioritization, will be able to receive from this week a special code from the same application, using the details of your appointment confirmation to receive the vaccine. In an initial stage, 200 thousand discounted trips will be offered through the application to support the vaccination of the elderly in the first entities; the total number of requests for discounted trips may be expanded in later stages, in parallel with the progress of the plan established by the authorities.

“The Uber platform can also help educate the public about the vaccine. Starting this week, we will be sharing official information with our community, in an accessible way, to help increase awareness and adoption of vaccination, ”added González. These contents were developed from the official materials of the Ministry of Health, and invite users, driving partners and delivery partners to know the official registration form, mivacuna.salud.gob.mx. and the informative site coronavirus.gob.mx.

This effort is part of the commitment announced by Uber globally, to contribute 10 million free or discounted trips through the application, to help ensure that mobility is not an obstacle to obtaining access to the vaccine in this pandemic.

Protected travel

Since the start of the pandemic, Uber has implemented various safety and hygiene measures to help mitigate the spread of the virus and promote safer travel.

The use of a mask is mandatory on all trips made through the platform. Driver partners must confirm the use before starting their trips through a selfie that identifies if they are using this element of protection. In the same way, users who have been previously reported for not wearing a mask, must take a selfie while wearing it in order to make their next trip.

In addition, before making their trips, driver partners must confirm daily a list of measures in which they undertake to take precautions such as hand cleaning, the use of protective elements, vehicle ventilation, social distancing measures and sanitation. vehicle.

Driver-partners in Tijuana, Monterrey, Guadalajara, and Mexico City can go to the Sanitation Centers located in those cities to sanitize their vehicles at a preferential price, as well as receive a kit of personal protection elements.

With this initiative, Uber joins DiDi as the private transport platform that supports the vaccination campaign with some discount or a free trip. In the case of DiDi, the platform announced in January that it would give away 500 thousand trips to vaccination centers.

Likewise, the technology company detailed that, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, users who have completed their registration for vaccination in accordance with the officially established prioritization, will be able to receive a special code from the same application starting this week, using the information from your appointment confirmation to receive the vaccine.

In an initial stage, 200 thousand discounted trips will be offered through the application to support the vaccination of the elderly in the first entities; the total number of requests for discounted trips may be expanded in later stages, in parallel with the progress of the plan established by the authorities.

“The Uber platform can also help educate the public about the vaccine. Starting this week, we will be sharing official information with our community, in an accessible way, to help increase awareness and adoption of vaccination, ”added González.

Source: sandiegored.com, uber.com, forbes.com.mx

Mexico Daily Post

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