During the autumn holidays, the routine screening will be performed according to the usual schedule / Day


Testing in educational settings should take place in epidemiologically safe conditions, reducing contact time to avoid new risks of infection.

Routine screening tests are given by students, employees of educational institutions and learners who do not have a vaccination or disease certificate, who are involved in formal education, interest education, sports, extracurricular, non-formal education activities.

Tests can also be submitted to the laboratory branches on Saturday, October 23, and Sunday, October 24, by prior appointment by phone. Due to the high workload of laboratories, queues and limited laboratory capacity must be taken into account.

To return to the educational process, you can take such tests by passing an individual test to one of the designated laboratories by applying by phone.

Or the nurse or medical practitioner of the educational institution performs an antigen express test.

After the free time on October 25, only students and employees with a negative test result will be able to resume full-time studies. Therefore, it is mandatory to wait for the test result when transferring the test to the laboratory. Persons with signs of illness will not be admitted to educational institutions.

Persons arriving from abroad must be subject to very strict controls. Unvaccinated and uninsured people coming from red and yellow countries must go to self-isolation for ten days. Students under the age of 12 are not allowed to attend school during this ten-day period.

Testing of pupils during autumn holidays in conditions of high morbidity does not apply to pre-school and vocational education institutions that do not have autumn holidays.

The Ministry of Education and Science calls on parents and pupils to consider very carefully the need to gather in public places, travel by public transport, go on excursions or travel, and teachers are invited to discuss with students why it is so important for each of us to overcome Covid. -19 pandemics.


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