Covid-19 Policy

ESGE Days 2022 Revised COVID-19 Policy

Last updated: April 21, 2022

The safety of all our registrants and conference attendees remains of utmost importance. ESGE is constantly monitoring the COVID-19 status and will follow the guidance and advisories from the Ministry of Health in the Czech Republic as well as the standards set forth by the Prague Congress Center.

Before registering, please ensure you have read this page fully. By registering for the hybrid package, you agree to fully comply with all COVID-regulations required onsite as defined by the event organizer.

1. Requirements for participation

When entering the congress venue for the first time all delegates are required to show either:

  • A certificate providing evidence offull vaccination against COVID-19 defined as follows:
    • Primary single-dose vaccinations (e.g. Johnson & Johnson) not older than 9 months (i.e. last accepted date is 25 July 2021) or
    • Primary two-dose vaccinations not older than 9 months from the last dose of the primary vaccination (i.e. last accepted date is 25 July 2021).

Or 

  • A booster vaccination. No expiry date will be applied.

Or 

  • A certificate showing proof of recovery from COVID-19 within the last 6 months (no later than 25 October 2022).

Thereafter, you will solely be asked to present your congress badge to enter the venue. Please wear your name badge visibly throughout the entire congress period.

2. Valid vaccination types

Please refer to the list below of the five vaccination types that will be accepted (as defined by the EU)

3. Mask Wearing

Currently, the Czech authorities do not mandate the wearing of masks. However, ESGE strongly recommends the wearing of FFP2 masks at all times during the event.

Please note that travel and on-site conference participation is undertaken at the individual’s own risk and responsibility. ESGE cannot be held financially or legally responsible in cases of infection, time spent in quarantine, or other issues that may arise from covid or the pandemic. ESGE is not financially responsible for any covid testing (PCR, lateral flow tests, etc) that faculty or on-site participants may be required to undertake.

The current regulations for entry in to the Czech Republic can be viewed here.

This policy is being reviewed on a regular basis and ESGE reserves the right to update this policy at any time.

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