by Clemence Demay
Updated on 23 Jul 21 at 9:47
Update: The health card will be entered in health institutions, except for emergencies
Coup de theater on Friday morning. Deputies rejected Thursday evening after long discussions (read below), the health permit will finally be mandatory in “health, social, medical and social services and institutions only for persons accompanying or visiting persons being received”, details Article 1 of the bill adopted by the National Assembly. Currently, only non-emergency visitors and patients are affected by this procedure. As for the bill, it will now be examined by the Senate.
With 70 votes against and 67 in favor, the vote was close. This Thursday, July 22, 2021 at National Assembly, MEPs refused to extend the controversial Health pass, is now mandatory in a number of places, For health institutions – hospitals and nursing homes, etc. Decision made against government advice.
The National Assembly eliminates the need for a #PasseSanitaire To enter a hospital or any health facility. the #PJLSanitary Provided it is applied outside of a medical emergency. #DirectAN #covid19 pic.twitter.com/6GP4vbajOY
– LCP (LCP) July 22, 2021
Originally intended for non-urgent care
The law, which has been scrutinized since Wednesday, stipulated that this card should be applied only to non-urgent patients (and therefore for scheduled interventions) and visitors.
For Philip Benasaya, Evelyn’s deputy: “It is absolutely essential to guarantee the right of visitation whatever the visitor’s vaccination status.”
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