8. 6. 2021

Visits of patients in medical facilities

With effect from 8 June 2021, the extraordinary measure of the Ministry of Health of 11 May 2021, file no. MZDR 14597 / 2021-2 / MIN / KAN and a new extraordinary measure of 7 June 2021, file no. MZDR 14597 / 2021-3 / MIN / KAN sets out the conditions for visits to a medical facility as follows:

From June 8, 2021, patient visits to the medical facility are allowed for persons who do not show any symptoms of COVID-19 and prove that:

  • graduated no later than 7 days ago RT-PCR examinationfor the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus with a negative result or passed no later than 72 hours ago POC test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus antigen with a negative result, or
  • were vaccinated against COVID-19 
  • at least the first dose of vaccine (in a two-dose schedule) and a period of min. 22 days but not more than 90 days unless a second dose has been administered, or
  • at least the first dose of vaccine (in a two-dose schedule) and a period of min. 22 days but not more than 9 months if a second dose has been administered, or
  • one dose of vaccine (for a single dose schedule) and a period of min. 14 days but not more than 9 months;
  • these facts are proven national certificate the vaccination carried out, which contains information on the person to be vaccinated, the type of vaccine administered, the date of administration of the vaccine, the identification of the subject who issued the certificate, or
  • underwent laboratory-confirmed covid-19 disease, their isolation period has expired in accordance with the applicable emergency measure of the Ministry of Health and no more than 180 days have elapsed since the first positive POC antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 virus or RT-PCR test for SARS-CoV-2 virus, or
  • they passed the test as part of the mandatory testing of employees stipulated by another extraordinary measure of the Ministry of Health no later than 72 hours ago to determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus antigen, which is intended for self-testing or authorized by the Ministry of Health for use by a lay person and has been provided to the person by his employer, with a negative result; this fact is substantiated by a certificate from the employer or a solemn declaration, or
  • have passed a test at a school or school facility according to another extraordinary measure of the Ministry of Health no later than 72 hours ago to determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus antigen, which is intended for self-testing or authorized by the Ministry of Health for use by a lay person, with a negative result; this fact is evidenced by a solemn declaration, resp. a solemn declaration of the person's legal representative or confirmation of the school.

During the visit, the person must use a respiratory protective device (nose, mouth), which is a respirator or similar device (always without an exhalation valve) with a filtration efficiency of at least 94% according to relevant standards (eg FFP2, KN 95). Children 2-15 years can use another respiratory protective device, children under 2 years do not have to have any protective equipment.

The full text of the emergency measure can be found here.

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