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Based on extraordinary measures of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, the operation of our university is limited as follows:
In connection with the epidemiological situation, based on the respiratory protection measure, movement and stay without respiratory protective equipment (nose, mouth), which is a respirator or similar device (always without an exhalation valve) fulfilling at least all technical conditions and requirements (for the product), in all indoor areas of the University and also “in motor vehicles for business travel”.
Exceptions are students in training, examinees and examiners in examination (provided that all persons maintain a distance of at least 2 metres) and persons at the time of work in the workplace when carrying out such work in one place without the presence of any person other than the co-worker with whom they share the workplace, unless the employer determines otherwise on the basis of accepted and implemented risk prevention measures. Persons shall also be exempt if they are seated at a table at the time of consumption of food and meals, including beverages.
In view of the employer’s obligation to equip its employees (except for employees who work remotely and those who do not come into physical contact with other persons during and in connection with the performance of their work) with respiratory protective equipment, it is possible to purchase such equipment from the warehouse of the VSB-TUO, and the stock will be continuously replenished.
In-person meetings of academic senates, scientific councils, and other bodies of faculties and VSB-TUO established on the basis of Act No. 111/1998 Coll. may be held under the conditions specified in the measure. Specifically, if more than 10 persons attend in one place:
Compliance with and observance of the conditions of the measure shall be ensured by the chairperson of the competent authority.
|Gatehouse||Day of the week||Provoz|
|EKF „A“||nonstop 24/7|
|FAST PVP||nonstop 24/7|
|KP||working days||7:00 - 15:15|
|N||working days||6:00 - 22:00|
|CPIT TL1||working days||6:00 - 18:00|
|UK||working days||5:00 - 21:30|
|GP||working days||7:00 - 15:15|
|Archive Hladnov||working days||6:00 - 14:15|
|T||working days||6:00 - 14:15|
|SH||working days||6:00 - 14:15|
|EKF „E“||working days||6:00 - 18:00|
|L||working days||7:00 - 16:00|
|FAST „B“||working days||closed|
|FEI||working days||7:00 - 19:00|
|Saturday||7:30 - 15:00|
|IET||working days||6:00 - 18:00|
|„C“||working days||5:45 - 15:00|
From March 3, 2021, the cafeterias of the University Hall and in building C will be closed, and from Monday, March 8, 2021, the canteen menu will be limited in terms of the number of meals to choose from. No persons other than employees and students will be able to eat in the canteen, so meals for pensioners and foreign diners will end. Spaces among visitors must be kept in the canteen, especially between employees from other departments. It will be possible to sit at the table for a maximum of 4 persons, any manipulation with chairs and tables is prohibited. The same regime applies to FBI and FAST dispensaries as to the canteen.
The Government of the Czech Republic adopted resolution No. 13 on the adoption of crisis measures with effect from 7 January 2021.
The Measure restricts, inter alia:
Details of individual types of events and operations are given in the given measure of the Government of the Czech Republic.
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The International Contact Point is open Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 1:30 pm.
All information about travelling abroad you can find at covid.gov.cz/en/situation/travelling-abroad
From 9 July 2021, every employee and student who has stayed abroad for more than 12 hours in the last 14 days is obliged, in accordance with the relevant Measure of the Ministry of Health, to provide proof of a negative test or other proof of infection-free status (proof of vaccination, proof of having undergone COVID-19) to the employer or educational institution upon return from abroad. The current measure regulating this obligation is available on the website of the Ministry of Health.
The method of proving infection-free status is linked to the country from which the person is returning; countries are divided into low, medium, high, very high and extreme risk of COVID-19). Lists of these countries can be found, for example, on https://covid.gov.cz or on Ministry of Health. The rules for returning to the Czech Republic are also clearly listed on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
All employees and students of VSB-TUO who have returned from the territory of countries on the list of low-risk, medium-risk, high-risk, or very high-risk countries with regard to COVID-19 (staying more than 12 hours in the last 14 days, or 24 hours if it is a neighbouring country) and are not exempted from the obligation to prove themselves by the test, must fulfil the following obligations:
Upon arrival at VSB-TUO, employees perform the above-mentioned duties in relation to their superior, students to the employee in charge of the faculty. Without proof of a negative test, attendance at the workplace or at a class or examination is not possible. A student staying in the accommodation facility of the VSB-TUO shall submit the test result to the person authorized by the director of the accommodation facility. Individual cases are to be handled by the faculty and unit heads or their representatives in their absence.
In the case of sending an employee on a business trip to countries with a low or medium, high or very high risk of COVID-19, the costs of the SARS-CoV-2 test before entering the Czech Republic, or other mandatory testing associated with returning from abroad, will be covered by VSB-TUO as part of the business trip settlement.
Exempted from the requirement to provide proof of testing are employees and students, who:
or in the case of
and shows no symptoms of COVID-19.