Coronavirus: How to Handle Anxiety

On one hand, we can’t simply ignore the present alarming situation and keep going like nothing is happening. On the other hand, we for sure shouldn’t fall into the other extreme and succumb to stress and anxiety. Inevitably, the recent events trigger anxiety in all of us, no matter how emotionally and psychically stable we (think we) are. We are outside of our comfort zones, mentally strained, unsure and wary of things to come. Therefore, it is of highest importance for us to brace ourselves with patience, discipline and kindness.

Coronavirus in the Czech Republic XI: Mandatory Facemasks and Shopping Times for the Elderly

The numbers of people infected with the coronavirus (COVID-19) are still growing in the Czech Republic. This fact has led to the government of the country approving the nationwide mandatory use of facemasks in public places starting on Wednesday, 12:00 AM, March 19. 

Coronavirus in the Czech Republic VII: Traveling from March 16, 2020

From Monday 0:00 AM, March 16, no tourists will be allowed to enter the country, even if they arrive from safe countries. That means that all foreigners who need to get into the Czech Republic but don’t have a residence permit, have to return by this time.

Coronavirus in the Czech Republic VI: Traveling from March 13 to March 16, 2020

The Czech government declared a state of emergency and it is only natural that the latest countermeasures regarding the coronavirus pandemic left many foreigners scared. Often even the Czech citizens themselves struggle to make sense of the recent regulations. There are, however, two important dates you should keep in your mind: March 13 and March 16.

Coronavirus in the Czech Republic IV: Current Situation (March 12, 2020, Afternoon)

As the situation around the Coronavirus is constantly changing and numbers of infected people are growing, the Czech government was forced to declare a state of emergency and introduce new emergency countermeasures. In this article, you’ll find the latest ones. 

Coronavirus in the Czech Republic II: School Closings & Bans on Events with 100+ People

The Czech Republic has 41 patients with the new virus for now, and the Czech Ministry of Health has announced some extraordinary measures. Therefore, from March 10, 18 PM, all public events with more than 100 people will be called off, while the previous ban covered only events with more than 5000 people.

Changes Coming in 2020 Regarding Social Security and Health Insurance Policies

As every year, there are adjustments related to the social security and health insurance mandatory payments. Since 2020 is about to step in, we’re here to update you in that aspect. All the changes apply to both Czech citizens and expats.