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Important information on coronavirus

Patients will be able to receive regular visitors again as of April 8. Masks are still required in areas with vulnerable groups.

Rules for patients and companions

  • The standard hygiene rules that apply at Charité (including disinfecting hands and ventilation) apply.
  • The general obligation to wear an FFP2 mask is eliminated.
  • A surgical mask must be worn outside the person’s own patient room in the case of respiratory symptoms.
  • Charité can institute a fundamental mask mandate for especially vulnerable patient groups and their care or if there are special circumstances.
  • A rapid antigen test, possibly followed by a PCR test, is required for those with respiratory symptoms.
  • Generalized testing continues to take place in selected high-risk areas. However, the overall testing obligation has been lifted.
  • There are also certain rules for visitors.

Test centers

  • At the Campus Charité Mitte (CCM), an external mobile testing station is available at the so-called "Storchenparkplatz" near the entrance to the central emergency rooms (opening hours: Monday to Friday from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Saturday, Sunday, and public holidays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM).
  • On Campus Virchow-Klinikum (CVK), you can use the test center situated at the Seestraße entrance. It is open daily from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Saturday and Sunday (including public holidays) from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Rules for visitors

  • Standard hygiene measures according to Charité Hygiene Guidelines, including disinfecting hands.
  • Patients will be able to receive regular visitors again as of April 8. Masks are still required in areas with vulnerable groups.

Hospital Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Zwei Mitarbeitende der Charité in weißer Berufskleidung betrachten gemeinsam ein Tablet.
© Charité | Wiebke Peitz

In addition to its role in research and teaching, the Hospital's fundamental mission also includes the care and treatment of patients. With 736.786 outpatient cases and 126.430 inpatient cases a year, Charité treats more patients than any other university hospital in Germany and, as a result, is able to draw on a wealth of experience and expertise. 

As a tertiary care institution, Charité is able to offer treatments for a diverse range of medical conditions. The hospital comprises over 100 different clinics and departments covering the entire spectrum of modern medicine. From allergy and immunology to vascular surgery, our diagnostic and treatment options set a benchmark for other health care providers.

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