Protection against infection
In connection with the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), Frankfurt UAS provides information on preventive health care. Our goals: We want to protect the health of employees and students and take precautionary measures to best prevent the spread of the Corona virus within our sphere of influence.
Further information on the current risk assessment for Corona infections, hygiene measures and an overview with questions and answers can be found on the website of the Robert Koch Institute and that of the Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA).
The state of Hessen has set up a citizens' hotline to answer pressing questions regarding the coronavirus.
Tel.: 0800 5554666, Monday to Friday from 08:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
For answers to questions regarding labor law, please visit the Website of Techniker Krankenkasse. Additional information is available on the website of the Frankfurt Public Health Authority (Gesundheitsamt Frankfurt).
Measures taken by Frankfurt UAS
Our primary goals are to protect the health of employees and students and to prevent the spread of the Corona virus in our sphere of influence as far as possible through precautionary measures. In doing so, we follow the guidelines of the Robert Koch Institute, the Health Department of the City of Frankfurt, and the Hessian Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and the Arts.
Latest information: 5:30 pm | June 13th 2022
Persons affected by COVID-19 or who have symptoms of COVID-19 or have had contact with a person with symptoms may not enter the Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences campus and its facilities for at least 5 days. If there is only a cold without further symptoms, the Frankfurt university can be visited.
A uniform re-entry regulation applies for stays and vacations abroad in risk areas: a 10-day quarantine applies, which can be shortened at the earliest after the 5th day, provided a negative test result can be documented. The regulations of the Foreign Office and the responsible authorities apply. In addition, the occupational health and safety department in the personnel department must be informed immediately.
Further informations here (in German):
The instructions of the local responsible health office always apply!
Until you have the test result, behave as if you were tested positive.
If you have tested positive for SARS COVID19 or have to go into quarantine (also called domestic seclusion) due to official orders, e.g. as a related person in the same household or so-called contact category I, the official orders apply.
Please enter the test result into the Corona Warning App. For more information, please see the Infection Prevention and Quarantine Fact Sheet.
For staff and faculty:
Within the university, please be sure to inform your supervisors as well as the HR department via abwesenheitsmeldung(at)hr.fra-uas.. de
As long as the course of the illness is mild, you will perform your work duties remotely.
If you have had contact via third parties, our robust recommended safety measures will suffice.
In everyday life we encounter many pathogens such as viruses and bacteria, most of which are harmless to humans. Nevertheless, it is advisable, especially in the winter months, to protect yourself and others from contagious infectious diseases such as influenza or the coronavirus. The Federal Centre for Health Education (BZgA) provides regular information on their website https://www.infektionsschutz.de regarding hygiene tips that can easily be implemented in everyday life. Many tips can also be implemented in the office.
To avoid the risk of infection with the coronavirus as far as possible, the same recommendations apply as for influenza and other respiratory diseases, especially:
- Good hand hygiene (soaping your hands for a longer duration of time when washing them; if possible do not touch your face), Advices from the Robert-Koch-Institute.
- Cough and sneeze etiquette (do not cough into your hand, but into the crook of your arm)
- No shaking hands