Children no longer need a free test

Children and adolescents no longer have to take time off after contracting Corona. They only have to stay in quarantine for five days—just like adults. Then they can go back to school or kindergarten. This was announced by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Health. From 1 October, a new Corona regulation will apply in Baden-Württemberg. Nothing will change in the previous…

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Obligation to wear masks in public transport and medical practices extended

In Baden-Württemberg, masks must continue to be worn in doctors’ offices and on public transport (ÖPNV) until September 19. This was announced by the state government. Children under the age of seven do not have to wear a mask. The mask requirement also does not apply to people who cannot wear a mask for medical reasons. They must prove this…

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Stiko recommends fourth vaccination from age 60

The Standing Commission on Vaccination (Stiko) has updated its vaccination recommendation against corona. It now advises people aged 60 and older to receive a fourth vaccination – after two basic vaccinations and a booster or after two basic vaccinations and an illness from Corona. However, it should have been at least six months since the last vaccination or a Corona…

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Masks are still mandatory in public transport and at the doctor’s

According to the state government, masks must continue to be worn in local public transport (ÖPNV) and in any medical practices in Baden-Württemberg until Monday, August 22, 2022. It should be notice that the mask requirement does not apply either to children or to people who cannot wear a mask for medical reasons. They must prove this with a medical…

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Free rapid coronavirus testing in Ammerbuch

In addition to Tübingen, the German Red Cross offers free rapid tests in Ammerbuch. The test center is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Rollengasse 10 in Entringen. Test appointments must be booked online through the website www.schnelltest.drk-ammerbuch.de. For further information please visit…

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DRK Tests in Tübingen Free of Charge

In Tübingen, there are still free rapid corona tests without prerequisites. The German Red Cross (DRK) offers these tests three times a week: on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. According to DRK, the test station that is located in front of the Uhlandbad in Tübinger Karlstraße is open from 12.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. In other places in Tübingen´s districts and…

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Covid Tests for People Cost Three Euros from July

According to the German Health Minister, Karl Lauterbach, there will be no more free Covid tests as of July. Starting from Thursday, June 30, three euros must be paid for every lateral flow test (LFT). Free Covid tests will continue to be offered only to children under five years of age and to those in risk groups. Several groups are…

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Corona vaccination for children from the age of five

Experts expect that more people will be infected with the Corona virus again in the fall and winter. Therefore, the Standing Commission on Vaccination (Stiko) now recommends vaccination for healthy children between the ages of five and eleven as a precautionary measure. They should only be vaccinated once. A reduced dose of the vaccine Comirnaty from Biontech is used for…

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Monkeypox: no general danger

In Germany, some people are infected with monkeypox. Will this disease become a new pandemic? Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach sees no general danger for the population. The pathogen is known and it is known how to fight it. The virus is transmitted through close contact, not through the air. Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle pain and skin rashes. The…

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