Attention: this information has been updated on Tuesday July 7, 2020.
In December 2019 the outbreak of the coronavirus started in the Wuhan region in China. Since then it is detected in many countries and measures are taken worldwide to prevent the coronavirus from further spreading. Aeres is following the national guidelines of the Ministery of Foreign Affairs (travel advice) and the RIVM, the national Institute for Public Health and the Environment.
Important information about the coronavirus and, more specific, the measures Aeres takes in case of emergency, will be shared on this page. All Aeres schools and locations follow these guidelines and measures.
Contagiousness and symptoms
Patients infected with the coronavirus have a fever and respiratory symptoms, such as a cough, shortness of breath and pneumonia.
Prevent infection or virus spreading:
- wash your hands on a regularly basis;
- sneeze or cough in your elbow, not in your hands;
- use paper tissues;
- don’t shake hands;
- stay at home when you show cold or flu symptoms.
Contact your GP (doctor’s office) if:
you have a fever above 38 degrees with respiratory symptoms (coughing or shortness of breath)
DO NOT visit the GP (doctor’s office) but contact them by phone and follow their instructions.
Visit the website of the RIVM for more information.
Until 1 September 2020, there will be no internships, excursions or study trips for students within Aeres, even to countries for which the travel advice has been relaxed. As of September 1 it is only in certain cases possible to travel for work or study purposes. We always follow the recommendations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in our travelling policy. This means that it is not allowed to travel internationally to countries that are marked as a red or orange zone for travel. If you would like to travel to a country that is designated as a yellow zone for travel, you will have to discuss this with your teacher.
In case of a lockdown of a country Aeres will not be responsible for costs of return or other costs that are related to the lockdown.
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