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Information on the coronavirus

Phone line for counselling people with Corona-19 fear

Phone number: +49 7071 29-62500

Psycho-social support

Phone number: +49 7071-29 62500

Current regulations

Patients

Measures for the protection of patients and employees:

  • Treatments take place as planned. If therapies that are not medically urgent have to be postponed in individual cases, affected patients will be informed proactively and in good time by the clinic. Calls by patients are not necessary.
  • The University Hospital contacts all patients by telephone the day before their appointment and inquires about their state of health.
  • Patients are admitted to the clinic buildings at the earliest 45 minutes before their appointment. There should always be as few people as possible in the waiting areas. Patients should leave the clinic quickly after their treatment appointment.
  • Currently there are no open consultation hours at the University Hospital of Tübingen: Patients can only come to the hospital with an appointment or as an emergency.
  • All patients who come to the hospital as outpatients or inpatients will receive a simple mouth-and-nose protector from the hospital at the entrances/gates. This must be worn permanently in the hospital.
  • A sufficient distance of at least 1.5m must be maintained at all times. For this reason, the waiting areas in the hospital have been completely redesigned and the registrations have been reorganised where possible.

The University Hospital of Tübingen has established the following procedure for the protection of its patients and staff:

Certificates presented at the clinic entrances for exemption from wearing a mouth and nose protector (MNS) are again examined by a specialist.

Whether for health reasons the wearing of an MNS can be waived, will be decided in the context of this medical individual case examination by the COVID responsible physicians of the respective hospitals and departments on site in the entrance area. These determine whether access to the hospital can be granted without a mask.

Accompanying persons

Adult patients may only be accompanied by one (1) person and picked up on the day of discharge if they
  • are dependent on support and assistance due to physical limitations,
  • are disoriented, confused or cognitively impaired,
  • are not proficient in the German language and therefore require the assistance of an interpreter or
  • after consultation with the target area, if the presence of an accompanying person is medically indicated during complex discussions of findings and therapy.

Patients with no knowledge of the area and without an accompanying person are, if necessary, brought to their destination by an escort service or picked up by ward personnel.

Visitors

Visitors

The Corona ordinance issued by the Baden-Württemberg state government has been updated as of March 8th, 2021. However, this has no changes on current hospital operations, in terms of visitor regulations.

At the University Hospital of Tübingen, a strict ban on visitors still applies, with a few exceptions!

In order to ensure the greatest possible safety for patients and staff, patient visits at the University Hospital of Tübingen are only possible in a few exceptions and in compliance with strict regulations.

  • Beginning no later than Friday, February 5th, 2021, individuals visiting inpatients admitted to University Hospital will need negative proof of a rapid antigen test AND will wear an FFP2 mask during the entire visit.
    • The negative test result - not older than 48 hours, taken and documented by a qualified body (general practitioner, test centre, pharmacy) - should ideally be brought along. A negative PCR test result (not older than 72 hours) also counts as evidence.
    • Self-conducted tests (quick tests for home use) will not be accepted at the entrance control to the clinic.
    • The University Hospital has rapid antigen tests available for unscheduled visits. Smear point at Berg Hospital: Entrance Crona Kliniken, A04 between 1:30 p.m. and 5 pm Mon-Sun. Outside these times, the rapid antigen test is carried out on the respective ward in emergencies.
  • However, a strict ban on visiting remains in effect with a few exceptions:
    • In principle, a strict ban on visitors continues to apply.
    • Visitors who are admitted to the hospital for medically justified individual cases must adhere to the visiting hours between 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.; visits are limited to one person per patient and day and to a maximum of one hour.
    • Exceptions to the strict visiting rules are, for example, terminal care or the birth of one's own child.
  • Visitors must still register with their contact details and complete a questionnaire before visiting. This will be done at the entrance control.

General notes

Patient events are still not taking place.
The University Women's Hospital offers some of its courses and events online via webinars or videos. All information can be found on the website of the University Women's Hospital: www.uni-frauenklinik-tuebingen.de.

Live Ticker on current coronavirus cases at the University Hospital of Tübingen

Live ticker

on the current coronavirus cases at Tübingen University Hospital

Corona Live Ticker

Currently conducted Covid-19 studies at the University Hospital of Tübingen:

The studies mentioned here are a selection of the corona studies performed at the hospital.

The Clinic for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine is participating in a new observational study that examines the effectiveness of preventive, self-executed corona tests.

Pupils and teaching staff of the Geschwister-Scholl-School and the Dorfacker- und Köstlinschule in Tübingen have the opportunity to perform a corona test independently from home by means of a throat swab.

The results of the pilot project should show whether such preventive testing can contribute to a safe school operation during the corona virus pandemic in order to avoid possible school closures.

From the summer holidays to the autumn holidays, all participants in the study can take the test several times and free of charge.
Participation in the study is voluntary, the test kits are provided by Centogene.

Click here for a contribution of the SWR to the " Corona test campaignat Tübingen schools".

More about the Corona children study

Press releases and media contributions

Offers at the clinic

Crisis telephone for Corona-Angst

The services offered by the Centre for Mental Health (ZPG) are aimed at all those affected in acute situations who are looking for advice. Crisis intervention is designed to counteract the worries, fears, depression, frustration during quarantine, feelings of isolation, or despondency caused by the corona virus.

The hotline of the crisis telephone is available at

07071 29-62500

Learn more

Psycho-social support for COVID-19 patients at the hospital and their relatives

The Centre for Mental Health (ZPG) offers specific counselling and support for patients of the University Hospital with COVID-19 and their relatives, e.g. in case of mental stress during treatment at the University Hospital.

Please call us at the hotline number:

07071-29 62500

Learn more

Further Information

We recommend the following procedure to all persons who fear a possible disease with the new SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus):

Contact the hotline of the district of Tübingen if you have symptoms such as fever or respiratory problems or have had contact with a person suffering from SARS-CoV-2 and have developed symptoms within 14 days.

Telephone hotline

For questions, the District Office Tübingen has set up a hotline

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Opening hours

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