Wells Enterprises announces COVID-19 vaccine clinic for employees
DUNKIRK, NY – April 8, 2021— Wells Enterprises, Inc., is offering COVID-19 vaccinations to workers at an onsite clinic in Dunkirk on April 9 and 12, 2021.
The state of New York now recognizes food processing workers as an eligible priority group for vaccination. In partnership with the City of Dunkirk, Chautauqua County Department of Health and Wegmans Food Markets, Wells is offering the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine at no charge to all who work at the Dunkirk facility.
Wells would also like to acknowledge Dunkirk Mayor Rosas for his support in reaching out to Governor Cuomo’s office and advocating for the importance of making vaccines available at onsite clinics for manufacturing workers.
“We’re proud to be doing our part to provide team members with the vaccine against COVID-19. We've been working with health officials to ensure safety for the Dunkirk community where we live and work,” said David Fiore, Dunkirk Plant Manager. “We’re fortunate to have this opportunity and encourage all workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19.”
Wells has been proactive in providing a safe work environment, requiring wellness screenings at the entrance to all facilities; providing free COVID-19 testing to workers; requiring masks and modifying workspaces in support of social distancing requirements.
About Wells Enterprises
Founded in 1913 by Fred H. Wells, today Wells Enterprises, Inc. is the largest privately held,
family-owned ice cream manufacturer in the United States and is proudly headquartered in the “Ice Cream Capital of the World” in Le Mars, Iowa. More than 4,000 ice cream aficionados make up the Wells team across the country including manufacturing locations in Le Mars, Dunkirk, New York; Lakewood, New Jersey; and Henderson, Nevada. Wells is the parent company of iconic brands Blue Bunny®, Halo Top®, Bomb Pop® and Blue Ribbon Classics®.