Update on COVID-19 situation and regulations in Kraków/Poland

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and Minister of Health Adam Niedzielski presented new restrictions at a special conference yesterday that will be in power from 7th of November:
  • Theaters, cinemas, museums, art galleries, the houses of culture are going to be permanently closed
  • In churches, can be one person/15m2
  • Shops in shopping malls will be closed apart from pharmacies, grocery, and service shops
  • In stores with an area of less than 100 square meters, will be able to stay 1 person per 10 square meters, in larger stores - 1 person per 15 square meters
  • Hotels are going to serve only guests which arrived with a business reason

Earlier restrictions, unless they are ruled out by new ones, still apply. Remember to:

  • Cover your mouth and nose everywhere in the public spaces. Only people who have a medical certificate or a document confirming their disability do not have to wear masks.
  • Keep at least 2 meters distance from the other people

The Prime Minister announced that if there are more than 50 cases per 100,000 in Poland, there will be a lockdown. If there will be 70-75 cases out of 100 000, the next stage is the national quarantine, which includes the prohibition on movement.

Please keep strict to those rules - they are very important to keep everyone safe.

 

Update on COVID-19 situation and regulations in Jan Matejko Academy

To prevent the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, all face to face classes are suspended until November 1st. The tightening may be extended, depending on the further development of the pandemic. Until the further notice all classes will be held remotely.

Covering mouth and nose is obliged in all Academy’s buildings.

If you have an administrative business to handle, please try to contact given unit via email or telephone first. If your case requires coming into one of our Office’s (e.g. Dean’s Office, International Office) in person, please schedule your visit first.

In case you observe any COVID-19 symptoms (high temperature, cough, shortness of breath, loss of smell or taste with a sudden onset), please contact the International Office (Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie w przeglądarce obsługi JavaScript.) and your Faculty Coordinator (https://www.asp.krakow.pl/international/international-office) immediately.

Should you notice symptoms of SARS-coV-2 infection during the class:

  • immediately inform the teacher about this fact

  • go to your place of residence maintaining the necessary security (mouth and nose protection, keeping a minimum distance of 2 meters from other people)

  • contact a primary health care doctor and follow their instructions

  • remember in which rooms in the buildings of the Academy of Fine Arts have you stayed and with whom you had direct contact in recent days and pass that information to the International Office and your Faculty Coordinator

  • stay in isolation for the period indicated by the primary care physician, and if your health condition allows it, participate in the classes remotely

Should you have tested positive for Covid-19 or have had a direct contact with someone who tested positive for Covid-19 or have been placed in quarantine / you live with a person in quarantine:

  • contact the International Office and your Faculty Coordinator immediately

  • stay in your place of residence

  • remember in which rooms in the buildings of the Academy of Fine Arts have you stayed and with whom you had direct contact in recent days and pass that information to the International Office and your Faculty Coordinator

  • monitor your health condition and contact a health care physician in the event of any alarming symptoms

  • if your health condition allows it, attend classes remotely for the period indicated by the Dean of the Faculty

Stay safe and take care of yourself!

Akademia Sztuk Pięknych im. Jana Matejki w Krakowie | pl. Jana Matejki 13, 31-157 Kraków | +48 12 299 20 00 |

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