Message from the President regarding the Corona Virus (LVIII) – Updated Instructions issued by the State of Hesse

Information Updates on the Coronavirus

Information from the Presidentʼs Council regarding the Coronavirus for Students and Employees of Hochschule Geisenheim University

General Information

The President’s Council of Hochschule Geisenheim University urges everyone to remain calm in the face of the current crisis and to treat the situation and each other with due consideration. The information provided by the Robert Koch Institute (RKI), the federal government's central institution for monitoring and preventing the spread of infectious diseases, serves as the basis for assessing the situation and making recommendations.

General Information from Hesse's Ministry for Social Affairs and Integration on the Coronavirus in Eight Languages

Corona Pandemic Update

Message from the President regarding the Corona Virus (LVIII) – Updated Instructions issued by the State of Hesse

Dear Colleagues,

The Federal State of Hesse has updated its instructions for handling the corona virus: „Dienstanweisung zum Umgang mit dem Corona-Virus im Geschäftsbereich des Hessischen Ministeriums für Wissenschaft und Kunst vom 6. April 2022“ (link in German)

The updated instructions include a paragraph with information for employees who take care of children and relatives because child sick pay and the entitlement to compensation under the Infection Protection Act has been extended until September 23, 2022. In addition, the so-called "care regulation pursuant to § 9 PflegeZG" has also been extended until June 30, 2022.

Best regards

Prof. Dr. Hans R. Schultz
President

Robert Koch Institute: COVID-19 Dashboard

The COVID-1 Dashboard contains all data on confirmed COVID-19 cases that have been compiled nationwide and transmitted to the Robert Koch Institute (RKI).

Public Phone Line

The Federal State of Hesse has set up a public phone line, which you can call should you have any questions regarding the coronavirus. The telephone number is 0800/5554666 and is accessible weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.