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Corona - updates

Status: January 17, 2022, 08.25 a.m.

considers the vaccinated and recovered persons with additional testing and applies in the area of ​​the Harz district - RV2GPlusHZ

The current incidence values
of all districts can be found

HERE on the website of the Robert Koch Institute.

Tourist accommodation in the region UP in the HARZ is generally permitted.

Since June 17, 2021, it has been recommended not to hang out with more than ten other people and to keep the group of people with whom there is physical social contact as constant as possible.

 

Current incidence counts

Harz district

11.01.        213,3
12.01.        205,7
13.01.        207,1
14.01.        190,5
15.01.        186,3
16.01.        209,0
17.01.        209,5

 

Brief overview of the currently applicable regulations:

In the Harz district, the "2-G plus model" (vaccinated or recovered + additional testing) applies to most facilities!

PLEASE NOTE: Different from the models, each institution can define stricter access requirements.

2-G-modell

  • vaccinated
  • recovered
  • Children up to 18 years are exempt; in the period from December 18, 2021 to January 9, 2022 with the proof of a test within the meaning of §2 (1) to present or carry out a negative test result, unless there is an exception according to §2 (2),
  • In the period from Dec. 18, 2021 to Jan. 9, 2022, exemption from the obligation to test applies to children up to the age of 5. A test certificate is required from the age of 6 years.
  • People who do not receive a vaccination recommendation from the vaccination committee for health reasons (Original medical certificate, FFP2 mask, negative test) will be accepted with a negative test result

 

2-Gplus-modell

  • vaccinated + tested
  • recovered + tested
  • Children up to 18 years are exempt; in the period from December 18, 2021 to January 9, 2022 with the proof of a test within the meaning of §2 (1) to present or carry out a negative test result, unless there is an exception according to §2 (2),
  • In the period from Dec. 18, 2021 to Jan. 9, 2022, exemption from the obligation to test applies to children up to the age of 5. A test certificate is required from the age of 6 years.

► exceptions from mandatory testing: §2 (2) RV2GPlusHZ

    3-G-modell

    • vaccinated
    • recovered
    • tested

    obligation to wear a medical mouth and nose protection for everyone

    ► exceptions: children to the age of 18

    ► In the period from Dec. 18, 2021 to Jan. 9, 2022, exemption from the obligation to test applies to children up to the age of 5. A test certificate is required from the age of 6 years.

    Accommodation

    2-Gplus-modell

    mandatory testing upon arrival
    ► exceptions from testing: § 2 (2) RV2GPlusHZ
    ► during the stay every 48h / 24h within the meaning of
        
     (After the period of validity has expired, a new test must be  submitted.)
    ► Obligation to provide proof of attendance

    Gastronomy

    2-Gplus-modell

    mandatory testing vaccinated/recovered:    yes
    Attendance verification requirement

    obligation to wear a mask (exception at the seat)
    Additional hygiene measures in accordance with §9, §1, Clause 1, No. 1-7 of the 3rd Amendment to the 15th SARS CoV 2 EindV

    Public transport

    3-G-modell

    § 4 of the 3rd amendment to the 15th SARS CoV 2 EindV

    ► Compulsory test recovered / vaccinated: no
    ► Compulsory test unvaccinated: yes
    ► Mask requirement

    Cultural institutions

    2-Gplus-modell

    mandatory testing vaccinated/recovered:    yes
    ► exceptions from testing: 
    § 2 (2) RV2GPlusHZ
    obligation to wear a mask

    exception: Obligation to provide proof of attendance (§6 (2) of the 3rd amendment to the 15th SARS CoV 2 EindV)

    Museums, archives, libraries

    2-G-modell

    as well as memorials, exhibition halls and drive-in cinemas

    ► Compulsory test recovered / vaccinated: no
    ► Mask requirement

     Exception: Obligation to provide proof of attendance (§6 (2) of the 3rd amendment to the 15th SARS CoV 2 EindV)

    Recreational facility

    2-Gplus-modell

    mandatory testing vaccinated/recovered: yes
    ► Obligation to provide proof of attendance

     

    Test centers UP in the HARZ

    Test center - Diakonie Krankenhaus Elbingerode

    premises of the Diakonie - Krankenhaus
    - Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    - Saturday / Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    - free corona citizen tests


    Please use the ePassGo-App  for a quick and smooth process. (App Store & Google Play)

    Even on the holidays open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

    updated on 6th December, 2021

    Linden-Apotheke in Hasselfelde

    Can only be booked by appointment and only online at https://www.apotheke-hasselfelde.de/coronatest.html



    updated on 2nd December, 2021

    Search for a test center

    Find your test center near you by entering the postcode!

     

    Test centers in the Harz district

    Here you will find an overview of the test centers in the entire Harz district.

    ePassGo-App  (App Store & Google Play)

     

    Current corona regulations

    The 3nd Amendment Ordinance of the 15th Containment Ordinance currently applies and defines the "2G" access regulations for interiors and the mandatory "2Gplus" access models as well as the voluntary "2Gplus" access models - valid until January 14, 2022

    The current regulations of the Harz district can be found HERE.

    The current regulations can be found HERE on the website of the State of Saxony-Anhalt.

    Official information points

    The state of Saxony-Anhalt has listed the most important questions and answers (FAQs) about the corona virus on its internet platform.
    Here you come to the questions and answers.

    For further guidance and assistance, we have attached the following important links from official bodies:

     

    District of Harz - COVID-19 special page
    Here you will find all information and regulations on the coronavirus in the Harz district

    District of Harz - COVID-19 self-check
    Here you can find an online test for the coronavirus

    The Robert Koch Institute
    Here you will find general information on the coronavirus

    The federal government
    Here you will find information and guidelines from the federal government

    Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
    Here you will find the immediate measures to support companies

    Interim aid for companies
    Here you can find out about the extraordinary economic aid (interim aid I - III as well as the November and December aid) and apply for it

    Deutscher Tourismusverband(German Tourism Association)
    Here you will find information from the German Tourism Association & FAQs

    DEHOGA
    Here you will find important information about the corona consequences in the hospitality industry

    Consumer advice center
    Here you will find important information for consumers on the current situation

     

    Our service on site

    Our team at the four local tourist information offices will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your very own time-out in the Harz Mountains. Please note the current opening times on the following page:

    TOURIST INFORMATION OPENING HOURS

    You are also welcome to send us your concerns via the contact form or by email to tourismus[at]oberharzinfo.de.

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