Help for the wounded souls of young refugees

Children and young people were often psychologically burdened in war zones and during their flight. Even “after arriving in Germany, stressful factors can have a negative impact on their (psychological) development,” writes the refugio Stuttgart association. These children and young people need special support. In Tübingen, a therapist specially trained for the age group counsels and provides therapy for traumatized refugee children and adolescents from six to 18 years of age and, upon request, young adults between 18 and 26. The offer – with trained interpreters upon request – is free of charge. No health card is needed. In addition… Read More

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University Hospital offers psychological help to refugees

The war in Ukraine does not only trigger traumatic experiences for those who have fled there. For people who have fled Syria, Afghanistan or Iraq since 2015, images from Ukraine also bring back memories of threatening situations in their home country and during their flight. The University Hospital Tübingen offers a consultation hour for refugees who need psychological help – regardless of whether they have just fled Ukraine or earlier from other countries and war zones. Those who wish to take advantage of the offer must be registered with the Foreigners’ Registration Office so that the costs are covered. The… Read More

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Reduced vaccination offer in the district

As the demand for vaccinations against the Corona virus in the district of Tübingen has dropped sharply, many of the vaccination facilities set up especially for this purpose are closing: – Alte Post Rottenburg, Poststraße 15: closed since March 25. – Tonnenhalle Mössingen, Löwensteinplatz 1: closed from Friday, April 1, last opening on March 31 from 2 to 6:30 p.m. – Alte Universitäts-Apotheke Tübingen, Röntgenweg 9: from April 1 until the end of April, reduced opening hours from Thursday to Saturday, 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. As of May 1, all pop-up vaccination centers of the district, the university hospital and… Read More

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Test result suffices as proof for quarantine

Employees no longer need to go to the regulatory office for a quarantine certificate. A PCR or rapid test result from an official testing station is sufficient proof that employees infected with Corona have been in quarantine. Employees present this proof to their employer. The employer can then apply to the state for loss of earnings. The regional council is responsible for this. Previously, the employer needed a certificate of isolation from the Ordnungsamt for this. If an employer does not accept the test certificate but requires the certificate, the Ordnungsamt will continue to issue this certificate. This writes the… Read More

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Corona information in Ukrainian

Refugees from Ukraine can get vaccinated against Corona free of charge. On the website, information about vaccination is available in Ukrainian. This was announced by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Integration in a press release on March 11, 2022. Further news on Ukraine: tun22031401 Am Festplatz in Tübingen gibt es eine Corona-Test-Station. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Mostafa Elyasian. Latest information on Corona: Click here  2,604 total views

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Nighttime testing stations in Tübingen

Following the decision to reopen clubs and bars in Baden-Württemberg, demand for nighttime rapid testing will increase. The 2G+ rule applies, with no exceptions: Only vaccinated or recovered persons with an additional current negative Corona rapid test have access. Therefore, a testing station at the Pharmaphant pharmacy on Europaplatz opens on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. The test station at Kelternplatz is open until 2 a.m. Thursday through Saturday. The proof is valid for 24 hours. Since the operators of the clubs and bars expect a large crowd, they recommend taking the rapid tests already during… Read More

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Paediatrician Zen Aldeen: Corona vaccination is effective

The vaccines against the coronavirus are tested and effective. This is also shown by successful vaccinations of millions of people, explains Ezdehar Zen Aldeen in a video interview with tünews INTERNATIONAL. Zen Aldeen came to Germany five years ago from Syria. She worked as a vaccinator in the corona vaccination center in the District of Tübingen and received her own vaccination. She especially refers to the fact that the vaccine was tested as thoroughly as any other medication before its admission. Meanwhile millions of people have received the vaccination. For them, the vaccines worked well. Click here for the video… Read More

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New Corona Vaccine from Novavax starting March 4th

As many people as possible should get vaccinated against the Coronavirus. That is the recommendation of leading health institutes and health authorities worldwide. For those who distrust the production method of previously available vaccines, there is now the more traditionally produced vaccine Nuvaxovid from the company Novavax. The vaccine protein is reproduced in insect cells and injected into the upper arm. The human body then forms antibodies against it. According to studies, this immune response provides 90 percent protection against further infection. The vaccines available to date, such as Biontech/Pfizer and Moderna, work with the help of snippets of genetic… Read More

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Free access to Tübingen offices

There is no longer a 3G regulation in the Tübingen offices.  Visitors no longer have to show that they have been vaccinated, recovered or tested.  However, everyone over the age of 18 must have wear an FFP2 mask and keep a social distance.  That was explained by the city administration in a press release. If you want to come, you need an appointment online for the citizens’ offices in Stadtmitte, Derendingen and Lustnau as well as the administrative offices in Bebenhausen, Hirschau, Pfrondorf and Weilheim as well as for the immigration office at Schmiedtorstraße 4 If you have an appointment… Read More

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Baden-Württemberg relaxes Corona regulations

Unvaccinated people regain more freedom with the new Corona regulation. This applies from Wednesday, 23 February, to leisure, gastronomy and so-called body-related services. There are no longer any restrictions on physiotherapy. In cosmetic or tattoo studios, the current warning level is still 3-G, i.e. vaccinated, recovered or currently tested negative. 3-G also applies to the catering industry—outdoors and indoors. Vaccinated, recovered and currently tested persons may now also visit fitness studios, museums, libraries or zoos. Clubs and discotheques, which are allowed to reopen, have stricter requirements. However, there the vaccinated, boostered and recovered also need a current negative Corona test.… Read More

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