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Basic American Foods Offers Free Vaccine Clinic for Employees

Published online: Mar 16, 2021 Articles, East Idaho Health
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BLACKFOOT -- Basic American Foods (BAF) today announced plans to host COVID-19 vaccinations clinics for current employees at each of their East Idaho facilities. This milestone is a major move for Basic American Foods in its mission to ensure the health of its employees and do  its part to contribute to the well-being of the community at large. Clinics will be held on-site at each of BAF’s regional facilities. 

“At BAF, our top priority is always the health and safety of our employees. We are excited to offer our team a convenient way to get vaccinated and safely get our facilities to ‘herd immunity’ as soon as possible,” says Bryan Reese, President & CEO at Basic American Foods.

“The medical evidence is much clearer now that the vaccine safe and effective.  I got vaccinated as soon as I could and am excited for the people I work with at BAF to have that same opportunity now,” says Shawna Reynolds, Director of BAF’s Onsite Employee Clinic in Blackfoot.

This news comes in the wake of many recent initiatives and accomplishments of the company, including:

  • Ensuring that employees have the proper personal protective equipment, such as face coverings

  • Carrying out enhanced sanitation measures, including frequent cleanings in all manufacturing facilities and offices

  • Restricting all non-essential visitors to our facilities and significantly limiting travel between our facilities 

  • A dedicated team monitors the evolving situation day-to-day, adjusts our policies and responses whenever necessary, and has established an escalation protocol if issues arise in our facilities

“COVID-19 vaccinations are one of the strongest tools we can use to fight this pandemic together,” says Shaun Young, Chief Supply Chain Officer.

To learn more about Basic American’s vaccination program, click here.

About Basic American Foods: Basic American Foods believe that kitchens and dining rooms should be filled with food that people love to make and eat. That’s why Basic American Foods is a market leader in the food processing industry. Basic American Foods operates three facilities in southeast Idaho that work to deliver nutritious and delicious foods to kitchens of all shapes and sizes.

To learn more about Basic American Foods, visit


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