An important privilege was given to those vaccinated three times in Hungary
Before making a decision, managers need to consider whether, according to a five percent statement of caregivers, the number of coronavirus infections among inmates in a building and the isolation provided by other caregivers and their visitors.
They indicated that, unlike previous waves of the epidemic, social institutions were also much more protected against the virus; under the vaccination program, social workers and workers were among the first to be vaccinated at the beginning of the year, and many of them have already received the third vaccination.
Vaccination of carers is still provided on demand,
According to the law published on Thursday, the employment of vaccineers is already a working condition for those working in state-run social institutions.
they pointed out.
It was continued if the head of the institution ordered a ban on visits and leaving the institution,
it does not cover three-vaccinated caregivers and their three-vaccinated visitors.
The protected card previously provided significant benefits to vaccinated / protected, which is not surprising in the midst of a pandemic caused by a potentially deadly virus, but now the existence of the card has lost significant value in practice. Because so far those who have undergone the third vaccination have not really been given special privileges, but now the rule also distinguishes between the protected (twice vaccinated) and those who have undergone the third vaccination. It is conceivable that, as a next step, those vaccinated for the third time will be subject to more restrictive rules in the next period.
The fact of vaccination must be proven in all cases, they said. An exemption can also be granted if you want to say goodbye to someone with an end-of-life relative. Even during the ban on visiting and leaving the institution, the possibility of contact is obligatory according to the relevant professional rules, they wrote.
It was emphasized that in the case of a ban on leaving the institution, the institution or the institutions providing psychiatric and addiction care may leave the institution for organized leisure purposes only in justified cases, such as work or health care, or with the permission of the head of the institution.
It still doesn’t mean leaving the institution if someone is in the institution’s garden, so it’s subject to that restriction, ”he added.
The NNK also announced that in order to protect patients and curb the epidemic, the national chief medical officer had ordered a ban on visiting all inpatient specialist care institutions in Hungary from Monday, November 1.
Cecília Müller explained in the explanatory memorandum to her decision that in view of the fourth wave of the coronavirus and the increase in the number of infected people, it was again necessary to ban inpatient facilities in order to preserve and maintain the health care system.
The ban on visits does not affect cases to be particularly appreciated, such as saying goodbye to patients in the final stages. In addition to the minor and the mentally disabled patient, the visit ban may include a parent, legal representative, and a permanent adult during the labor and delivery. In these cases, the service provider is required to wear protective clothing appropriately to the visitors. The ban on visits is valid from November 1 until revoked the NNK said.
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