Heating Season is Here: Latest Updates on Energy Prices in Czechia

#LatestNewsCzechia As you probably know, the energy crisis in Czechia isn’t going away anytime soon. And with the heating season starting earlier this year, things might get financially difficult for some households. This article sums up how the Czech government is fighting energy poverty and what you can do at home to stay warm without going bankrupt.

Europe’s Energy Crisis: Why Is Your Electricity Bill Increasing?

#LatestNewsCzechia Did your energy provider increase your monthly utility deposits? That’s probably because of the energy crisis looming over Europe. Due to the war in Ukraine and the subsequent sanctions placed on Russia, the price of electricity has been going up. In this article, we will explain the reasons and what you can do about it. 

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.

Feeling Lonely in Czechia? Join Our Facebook Expat Group!

#LifeInCzechia When you move to a new country, adapting can take a long time. Making an effort to communicate and to share experiences may shorten this period. As a fresh expat who has been in Brno for one month, I can easily see that we all go through the same process. With this in mind, Foreigners agency has opened a Facebook group called  #LifeinCzechia.

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.

Summary of Important Immigration Information for Ukrainian Refugees & Russians and Belarusians in Czechia

#ImmiUpdatesCzechia We’re bringing you a big summary of what’s good to know about the current immigration situation regarding the war in Ukraine. Are you a Ukrainian refugee or planning to get your family here from Ukraine? Are you a Russian or Belarusian national working or hoping to work in Czechia? Then keep reading.

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.

Foreigners Agency Member of ABSL, Foreign Workers Returning to Czechia, State of Business Services in 2022

ABSL – the Association of Business Service Leaders – connects companies from all over Czechia operating centres of shared business services, outsource information technologies or focus on research. The Foreigners agency recently joined this association so that we can more intensely share our know-how regarding the employment of foreign workers and their integration into the Czech society. Our common goal is to make sure that you feel at home in these companies.

Coronavirus in Czechia: End of Certificate Checks in Restaurants and Mass Testing Coming Soon

The numbers of new COVID-19 infections per day are still quite high. Still, countries all over Europe have slowly begun relaxing ongoing restrictions, including the Czech Republic. The Czech government is canceling the obligation to present a COVID-19 certificate in restaurants and other establishments. The Ministry of Health is also ending mass testing in schools and companies.

Coronavirus in Czechia: Changes in Mass Testing, Validity of Foreign Vaccination Certificates, Novavax Available Soon

In our regular sum-up of recent coronavirus news, you can read all about the decrease in the intensity of mass testing, new vaccination certificate expiry date, and a new partially-Czech COVID-19 vaccine called Novavax about to become available soon. The article also explains the ins and outs of relocating to Czechia with a foreign vaccination certificate.