Easy-to-read language: Information about rules and prohibitions

What rules apply?

What is permitted?

Where can you find out more?

Find out more here.

What rules apply?

The rules are constantly changing.

There are certain rules everywhere.
All shops and businesses write down these rules.
You can read these rules on the website of the shops and businesses.
Or at the entrance of the shops and businesses.

All people must follow these rules at all times.
The rules are important to stop the coronavirus from spreading.
All people must help to make sure that as few people as possible get sick.

These rules apply for all:

Home office:
Work from home if possible.

Wear masks:
You have to wear a mask in inside areas open to public.
For example:

  • Shops
  • Restaurants
  • On public transport an aeroplanes.

You find more information about the masks on the MASKS page.

This is best:
Wear a mask inside at all times.

Showing COVID certificates:

You must show a COVID certificate at different places.

What is a COVID certificate?
You will find more information on this topic here: LINK

Where do you need to show a COVID certificate?

  • At large events with more than 1000 people
  • At indoor events
    For example:
    o Concerts
    o Theatre
    o Cinema
    o Sports events
  • In nightclubs and discos and at dance events
  • Inside bars and restaurants
  • At sports and leisure facilities
    For example:
    o Museums
    o Libraries
    o Zoos
    o Fitness centres
    o Indoor swimming pools
  • At private events with more than 30 people.
    This applies if the event is held indoors.
    And if it takes place in a public place.
  • At other events held indoors with more than 30 people
    For example:
    o Sports training sessions
    o Musical rehearsals

Who has to show a COVID certificate at these places?
Every person aged 16 and over.

What are the rules for private meetings and events?

  • A maximum of 30 people can attend indoor events.
  • A maximum of 50 people can attend outdoor events.

What is opened?

All shops and businesses are open.
There are certain rules for all shops and businesses.
All people must follow these rules.

Last modification 18.09.2021

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