Comprehensive Guide to Parental and Child Allowance

#LifeInCzechia Parental allowance and child allowance policies are crucial in supporting young families. The aim is to provide financial support and time off work for new parents after maternity leave ends. In the Czech Republic, the government has implemented a comprehensive system to ensure the well-being of both parents and their children. Find out more about these benefits in our article.

Taking Care of Your Mental Health in the Czech Republic

#LifeInCzechia Moving to a new country can be an exciting adventure, but it also brings its own set of challenges. As a foreigner in the Czech Republic, taking care of your mental health becomes crucial for a successful and fulfilling experience. When to see a therapist? Is it paid by the insurance company? Let’s find out in our article!

A Comprehensive Guide to Maternity Leave in Czechia

#LifeInCzechia Maternity leave is a crucial aspect of employment policies worldwide, designed to support and protect the rights of working mothers during the period surrounding childbirth. In the Czech Republic, the government has implemented a comprehensive maternity leave system to ensure the well-being of both mother and child. Find out about the duration, eligibility, benefits, and legal framework.

End of the PVZP Monopoly – What Does It Mean For You?

 #LifeInCzechia News regarding the compulsory health insurance! The insurance monopoly of PVZP (a subsidiary of the General Health Insurance Company of the Czech Republic) is now canceled. Foreigners from non-EU countries who have long-term or permanent residence in the Czech Republic can now choose the insurance company on their own.

Mental Health Strategies for Moving

#LifeInCzechia Moving to a new place can be an exciting adventure, but it also comes with a unique set of challenges, including the potential strain on your mental health. Adjusting to unfamiliar surroundings, building new relationships, and coping with the upheaval can be overwhelming. However, by prioritizing self-care and implementing strategies to support your mental well-being, you can navigate this transitional period with greater ease. 

Coronavirus in Czechia: Rising Numbers of Infections, 4th Dose of Vaccine, Measures in Hospitals

#LatestNewsCzechia The number of COVID-19 cases in the Czech Republic is increasing. Therefore, some hospitals decided to reintroduce preventive measures. But no need to worry – experts say the current infection has reached its peak and will decline from now on. However, if you are still feeling uneasy, you can now get the fourth dose of the vaccine. Read more about the current status of testing and entry into the Czech Republic in the following article.

Coronavirus in Czechia: Mask Mandate on Public Transport Lifted From 14 April

#LatestNewsCzechia Are you planning on doing something fun on Green (Maundy) Thursday? You’ll be glad to know that you won’t have to wear your respirator on the way there if you’re taking the bus! On Thursday, 14 April, one of the last COVID-19 restrictions will finally be lifted! Additionally, all measures for people returning from abroad have been cancelled.

Coronavirus in Czechia: Respirators in Public Transportation and Health & Social Institutions Only From 14 March

Good news! The number of new coronavirus infections in Czechia has been steadily going down and so the Ministry of Health has decided upon new restriction relaxations. In addition to unlimited events, which have been allowed from 1 March, you will now be able to take your respirator off in some public indoor spaces, including stores and shopping malls. You still have to wear your respirator on public transportation, however.