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Last updated on 18. September 2020

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Hesse

Question Answer
When will childcare be available again? The day-care centres in Hesse are to reopen completely and start regular operations.
When do the primary schools open? Normal attendance classes with compulsory education are planned again at all schools. It is planned that the school management may order the wearing of a mouth-and-nose cover in the school building outside of the attendance lessons in the class or course group. In some municipalities, including Frankfurt, compulsory masks have been ordered for some schools, even in class. In music lessons, joint singing and making music with wind instruments is only permitted outdoors. Every teacher can probably be tested for a possible corona infection before the start of the new school year.
When do classes in secondary schools start? Normal attendance classes with compulsory education are planned again at all schools. It is planned that the school management may order the wearing of a mouth-and-nose cover in the school building outside of the attendance lessons in the class or course group. In some municipalities, including Frankfurt, however, compulsory masks have been ordered for some schools, even in class. In music lessons, singing together and making music with wind instruments is only allowed outdoors. Every teacher can probably be tested for a possible corona infection before the start of the new school year.
When do educational institutions open? Teaching has resumed at the schools for adults.
When does my university or college open? In the winter semester 2020/2021, lectures at universities and universities of applied sciences are to begin uniformly on November 1, 2020. Further information on attendance seminars and digital lectures is available from your university/college.
When can I see the doctor again? Medical interventions and operations in clinics and outpatient practices that were previously postponed may be performed again.
What do I have to pay attention to in contact with people? In public areas, up to 10 people may again travel together without observing the minimum distance. Membership of households no longer plays a role.
When do sports clubs and sports fields open? Training in the open air and indoor training should be possible again. Fitness studios and leisure parks are open. Swimming pools, saunas and bathing lakes may open again.
What cultural events are possible? Museums are allowed to reopen, including cinemas, opera houses, concert halls and other cultural institutions, if they can guarantee hygiene and distance rules.
When are hotels and restaurants open again? Restaurants and bars are open, the minimum distance must be observed. Hotels, holiday apartments and camping sites may also accommodate guests.
When do major events start? Major events remain prohibited until the end of October. Events with up to 250 people no longer need to be approved if a hygiene and distance concept is in place.
What restrictions are there on local and long-distance transport? A mouth and nose cover remains mandatory in public transport.
When can I visit relatives in hospitals and nursing homes again? Residents in old people's homes and nursing homes may receive visitors up to a maximum of three times a week.
When are churches open again? All religious communities may again invite to events with an audience.
Do children have to stay at home when they have cold symptoms? Children who are clearly ill are not allowed to attend the Kita/school. If children are ill at the Kita/school, the pick-up will be arranged. In case of fever, dry cough and impaired sense of taste, the school/school may not be entered. However, a cold without further signs of illness is no reason to stay at home