Student card during the vacations is not a proof of testing

During the Christmas vacations, the student ID will no longer suffice as proof of testing on buses and trains as of Thursday, December 23rd. The reason is the contagious Omikron variant of the Corona virus. This means that unvaccinated or unrecovered students between the ages of 6 and 17 will need a current negative rapid test on public transportation. They will also need a rapid test from Monday, December 27th, for visits to cinemas or restaurants. This was announced by the Ministry of Culture. The rule for minors will be in effect until Monday, Jan. 10th. After the vacations, 6-… Read More

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Special vaccination campaign for children

The University Hospital of Tübingen and the district of Tübingen are offering a vaccination against Corona for children. During the special campaign, only five to eleven-year-olds will be vaccinated on the weekend of December 17th to 19th. The Standing Commission on Vaccination (Stiko) recommends vaccination mainly for children with diseases such as diabetes and obesity, and also if they have relatives who could be at risk of a severe case of Corona. At the special request of parents, 5 to 11-year-olds without pre-existing conditions can also be vaccinated. The first children’s vaccination campaign in the district is at the health… Read More

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Red Cross vaccinates in Entringen

The German Red Cross (DRK) Ammerbuch is expanding its services at the test center in Entringen. There are not only corona tests but also vaccinations from 8 December. This was announced by the DRK on its homepage. At the center in Rollegasse 10, the DRK vaccinates twice a week. Vaccinations are given every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and every Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. The first, second and booster vaccinations are only available with registration. An appointment has to be booked in advance at www.impfung.drk-ammerbuch.de tun21120701 Bei der Impfung. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Somayeh Atefpour. Latest information… Read More

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Online booking of vaccination appointments in the county

In the district of Tübingen, new fixed vaccination locations are being set up: in Tübingen-Hirschau, in Mössingen and in Rottenburg. They add to the already existing offer at the Alte Universitäts-Apotheke in Tübingen. The district wrote this in a press release. Starting Monday, November 29, about 100 vaccination appointments can be booked three times a week (Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays) at the Alte Post in Rottenburg (Poststraße 15). Starting Wednesday, December 1, about 600 vaccination appointments will be offered daily at the Stefan Hartmann Hall in Hirschau (Im Gehrnfeld 15) and about 100 at a time on Tuesdays and Thursdays… Read More

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Baden-Württemberg intensifies the Corona rules

Those living in Baden-Württemberg will have to prepare for further restrictions starting Wednesday, November 24th. The state will introduce the fourth Corona level, “Alert Level II.” It will be implemented if more than 450 intensive care beds are occupied throughout the state. In accordance with this, 2G plus applies to events in closed rooms such as concert halls, cinemas, at sporting events or in discos and clubs, as well as for body-related services such as cosmetic or nail studios. 2G plus means: even vaccinated and recovered persons must present a current rapid test. Self-tests are not accepted. In hair salons… Read More

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Stricter rules for unvaccinated

Starting Wednesday, November 3rd, the warning level is in effect in Baden-Württemberg. It goes into effect when 250 or more corona patients are in intensive care within two consecutive working days statewide. Stricter rules apply for unvaccinated people during the warning level. One household can only meet with five other people. Vaccinated and recovered people, children and adolescents under 18, pregnant women as well as those who can’t get vaccinated due to medical reasons don’t count. Additionally, unvaccinated people need a negative PCR test in many closed rooms which is not older than 48 hours. Among these closed spaces are,… Read More

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Two websites show pictures taken in Moria

Pictures from Moria and other refugee camps located on the Greek island Lesbos are rarely seen by the public, “because journalists and photographers are not allowed entry into Moria and NGO employees are not allowed to take pictures. Media representatives are also still prohibited from accessing the refugee camp Kara Tepe, to which a large part of inhabitants was transferred after Moria was destroyed during a fire in September 2020,” writes the Museum of Ethology in Vienna (Weltmuseum Wien) in a small special exhibition, which is free of charge. There, pictures from Moria are shown, which were taken by the… Read More

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Tips and help for everyday life in Germany

The brochure “Strengthening the consumer protection skills of refugees. A working aid in simple language” helps refugees to find their way in everyday German consumer life. The topics are briefly explained, followed by practical hints, tips and examples. The brochure also provides checklists, explanatory videos and overviews, often in several languages, e.g. Arabic. Questions on contracts, online shopping, reminders and debt collection agencies, labor and tenancy law, SCHUFA information, banks, loans and insurance are covered. Further information: https://www.verbraucherzentrale.de/sites/default/files/2020-01/AH_Verbraucherschutz_Gefluechtete.pdf tun21081801 “Eine Broschüre der Verbraucherzentrale gibt hilfreiche Tipps in Sachen Banken, Kredite und Versicherungen. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Mostafa Elyasian.” Latest information… Read More

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Back to school in Baden-Württemberg

Coming Monday, 13 September, school starts for all pupils in Baden-Württemberg. During the first two weeks, masks will be compulsory in schools. Schools usually inform parents in advance by post, e-mail or via the school homepages about other Corona rules in everyday school life and the course of the school year. These rules must be observed from the first day of school. tun21090801 Tübinger Schule. Foto: tünews INTERNATIONAL / Mostafa Elyasian. Latest information on Corona: Click here  1,646 total views

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Curfew lifted, meeting with more people

Starting Saturday, May 22nd, the corona regulations are loosened in the District of Tübingen – just in time for the holidays and Pentecost. The number of people infected with corona remains steadily below a certain critical value. Starting Saturday, the curfew between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. has been lifted. This was announced by the Tübingen District Office on its website. Two households with a maximum of five people can again meet in private. Children until the age of 13 (including those), fully vaccinated and recovered don’t count into this number. Retail stores can continue to offer “Click & Meet”.… Read More

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