Current measures related to the coronavirus epidemic

Last updated: July 28, 2021

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

  • face masks or respirators are mandatory 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 a positive test for COVID-19, immediately inform your supervisor and the Vice Director for Financial Affairs and Operations,
  • 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.

Arrangements for stays in the Mariánská recreation and training center

The following measures apply to the operation of recreation and training center in Mariánská from 1 June 2021 until further notice:

  • Only persons without clinical signs of COVID-19 can be accommodated.
  • Before the start of the stay the client must submit the following documents to the center administrator:
    • a complete list of all residents, including children,
    • contact phone number during the stay,
    • a written affidavit (if required) confirming that all participants from the age of 6 inclusive meet one of the following conditions:
      • have completed their vaccination against COVID-19 or a minimum of 22 days and a maximum of 90 days have elapsed since the first dose of vaccine,
      • have undergone COVID-19 confirmed by a doctor, their ordered self-isolation period has elapsed and no more than 180 days have elapsed since theor first positive RT-PCR or POC antigen test for SARS-CoV-2,
      • have provided a valid negative RT-PCR or antigen SARS-CoV-2 test not older than 48 hours; for stays longer than 7 days, it is necessary to provide a valid self-test on the spot every 7 days of stay; in case of a positive test it is necessary to immediately notify the center administrator by phone and all persons listed in the above list of residents will leave the facility immediately.
  • The residents are required to pay attention to increased hygienic measures at all times. Disinfectants are available in the center for cleaning floors and other surfaces. Upon departure, the residents are required to thoroughly clean and disinfect the used areas (including common areas).
  • A hand disinfectant gel is available at both entrances to the center.
  • It is recommended to limit joint events of different families and groups accommodated in the center.
  • During the stay, it is also necessary to observe the current emergency measures against the spread of COVID-19 issued by the Ministry of Health.
  • The sauna may not be used until further notice.
  • The presence of dogs is prohibited in the facility.
  • The center administrator can terminate the stay of persons in breach of the above measures.