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International employees interested in vaccination can now register in the Ministry of Health’s Central Reservation System (also available in English).
MUDr. Věra Přibylová, MU’s contractual provider of occupational medical services, is not administering COVID-19 vaccinations to employees.
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Pursuant to a new emergency measure issued by the government, beginning Monday, 17 January, employees must conduct COVID-19 screening testing of their employees using rapid antigen tests to prevent further transmission of the disease. Employees will pick up a test at a predetermined location and test themselves. If they test positive, they must update their status in INET, immediately contact their supervisor, leave the workplace, and self-isolate for five days. Contract workers must also be tested. Testing will be repeated every three days. It is recommended that employees work from home, wherever possible.
The operation of the university follows a university traffic-light system. Please find more details at the websites of MU faculties.
The academic year 2021/2022 began on 13 September 2021.
FFP2/KN95 respirators or surgical masks following the regulations must be worn in MU premises.
Consultations and other communication with colleagues and students should be carried out at the maximum use by remote communication tools (telephone, e-mail, teleconferencing through MS Teams, etc.).
It is recommended to make maximum use of electronic tools available at it.muni.cz. Further recommendations and instructions for teachers can be found at is.muni.cz/do/mu/samostudium. Various electronic databases are accessible from it.muni.cz/en/closed-libraries-wont-stop-you.
Events that are not related to MU’s main activities (e.g., celebrations, ceremonies, etc.) shall not be held.
The operation of canteens is regulated by the director of MU Accommodation and Catering Services (SKM MU) and the MU Crisis Staff based on the current epidemic situation.
It is compulsory to wear FFP2/KN95 respirators or surgical mask in canteens and seating arrangements in are adjusted so that social distancing can be ensured. Please find more details here: https://www.skm.muni.cz/menza?en.
Rules for entering the country:
Rules for Czech citizens, foreign nationals with a residence permit issued by Czechia;
Rules for citizens of EU+ and foreign nationals with long-term or permanent residence permit issued by EU+:
Rules for third-country nationals who do not have any residence permit issued by Czechia or long-term or permanent residence permit issued by other EU+ country;
Rules for third-country nationals who have a short term visa issued by Czechia before 11 May 2020 or short-term or long term-visa issued by other EU+ country
For details on the issuing of visas and residence permits, please see the information from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.
Business trips abroad are permitted but must follow current regulations. They must also be assessed and approved by the employee’s direct supervisor.
The coronavirus epidemic affects not only the physical but also the mental health of humans. If you need the help of a psychologist in the current crisis, you can use the online consultation offer.
Employees of Masaryk University can also make use of psychological counselling. At this moment, you can contact the psychologists Lubomir Smekal and Ludmila Piňosová (via e-mails firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com) or you can contact anyone from the team of the Department of Psychology and Psychosomatics of the Faculty of Medicine of MU. They are ready to consult via email or Skype.
You can also read this recommendation for the public written by Miroslav Světlák, Head of the Department of Psychology and Psychosomatics (Masaryk University) and or special website of the Department of Psychology of FSS MU.
Further detailed information and measures are also issued by individual faculties of Masaryk University, the Centre for International Cooperation and the Teiresias Centre:
If you experience symptoms of emerging respiratory disease (fever above 38°C, cough, breathing problems), stay at home, limit contact with others, contact a doctor via phone or email or other established helplines and follow their instructions. If you do not have a doctor in the Czech Republic, do see the list of English-speaking doctors in Brno here.
If you have trouble that operators of Czech helplines do not speak English, please contact the helpline of Centre of International Cooperation at Masaryk University.
Due to the worsening pandemic, the MU Crisis Committee has recommended the implementation of measures corresponding with those of the yellow level of the traffic-light system. They will go into effect on Monday, 22 November.
Based on the new measures announced by the Government regarding the Covid-19 epidemic, the Crisis Board of Masaryk University decided to modify the green light setting of the university’s traffic light scheme. New measures have been in force since Monday 1 November.
Due to the deteriorating COVID-19 situation, the MU Emergency Committee has decided to move to the green level of the traffic-light system. New measures will go into effect on 25 October.