Recommendation of the Rector of BUT due to the spread of coronavirus
Updated on 3rd January 2022: Novel Coronavirus information and recommendations for foreign students
Updated on 17th January 2022
Information for BUT students and employees
This information is intended for both BUT students and employees, including students coming from abroad.
Obligation to wear respiratory protective equipment
From 17th January 2022, the Ministry of Health introduces the obligation to test all employees, regardless of whether they are vaccinated or not. It even doesn´t matter how many doses of the vaccine the employee has received. Testing will take place twice a week. Next testing of the employee will take place no earlier than the third day after the previous one (so for example Monday and Thursday). In case of a positive result, the employee immediately goes to the 5-day quarantine. Tested employee uploads test results in the Covid Module in the BUT Intraportal. More information can be found in the latest Rector's Decision No. 1/2022.
Information for testing students accommodated in dormitories
According to an extraordinary measure of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, students living in BUT dormitories must prove from 31 August 2021 whether they were vaccinated, covid-19 less than 180 days ago or submit a new confirmation of a negative PCR or antigen test every 7 days. Details are given in the Rector's Decision No. 17/2021, as amended. As of November 22, 2021, based on a new extraordinary measure of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, BUT cannot accept tests performed through the online service from these students, only RT-PCR tests not older than 72 hours or antigenic tests (RAT) can be accepted. older than 24 hours from the health service provider. Students must therefore take a test at any provider of health services in the Czech Republic, tests are also recognized for arrival from abroad according to the protective measures of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic to limit the crossing of the state border, respectively. according to the EU Digital Covid Certificate, if they meet the above conditions and the certificate takes the form of a certificate. No antigen tests (even for students with health insurance in the Czech Republic) are covered by the general health insurance, students must pay for them themselves. At the same time, legal regulations do not allow BUT to cover these tests from the BUT budget.
Archive of notes issued in past
Responsibility: Mgr. Radana Koudelová