Current measures related to the coronavirus epidemic

Last updated: April 14, 2022

The employees are required to follow the government measures found at and the following special measures apply in all Institute premises:

  • face masks or respirators are voluntary in the common areas of the Institute
  • regularly disinfect your hands, especially when entering the Institute (disinfectant dispensers are installed in the main building),
  • in case of COVID-19 symptoms stay at home and get tested
  • the Institute director can approve work-from-home requests in justified cases for a maximum of 2 days a week and 3 months in length, based on a request from the employee’s department/unit head,
  • after returning from a vacation spent abroad the employees must follow regulations of the Ministry of Health; in case self-isolation is required, the employees must take vacation or sick leave; epidemiological guidelines for travellers can be found at the HSHMP website at,
  • check-in/out at all times in the department attendance book,
  • the opening hours of the Institute remain from 6:00 to 22:00 including weekends.