Covid-19 Situation and Measures Concerning the Filming Industry*

CROATIA|SLOVENIA

Croatia

  1. COVID-19 STATUS
  2. BORDER CROSSING
  3. AIR TRAVEL
    • national flights Zagreb – Split / Dubrovnik resumed on May 11th
    • international flights on the line Zagreb – Frankfurt-Zagreb resumed daily on May 14th
    • Timetable changes are published at www.croatiaairlines.com/important-notice
  4. TRAVEL WITHIN CROATIA
    • Public transportation between cities has resumed on May 11th. This includes all ground transportation, as well as ferry connections to islands
  5. ACCOMMODATION
    • The majority of hotels in Croatia have reopened. Please contact us directly for any assistance.
  6. EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MEASURES / HEALTH MONITORING / RECOMMENDATIONS
    • From 13th of July, face masks or medical masks are required for:
      • employees of health care institutions and persons visiting patients, if visits are allowed
      • drivers, other employees in public transport vehicles and public transport passengers
      • trade employees and customers during their stay in stores
      • employees in hospitality business who are in contact with guests or participate in serving and preparing meals and beverages
      • other persons bound to do so by special instructions and recommendations of the Croatian Institute of public Health
    • In accordance with the current epidemiological situation, from Friday the 10th of July, all organizers of gatherings attended by more than a hundred participants must fulfil specific measures.
      • Organizers who expect more than a hundred participants at the gathering are obliged to submit a notification to the 112 County Centre no later than 48 hours before the planned start.
      • Organizers who have registered a gathering in accordance with the Public Gathering Act are not required to submit this notice.
      • Also, all organizers of gatherings with more than a hundred participants are required to keep written records of participants, so that in case it is established that one of the participants was infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus, it could more effectively prevent the spread of the disease.
      • Control over the implementation, as well as compliance with the recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health, will be carried out by teams composed of civil protection inspectors and police officers.
    • We remind you that the best defence against this virus is to maintain personal hygiene, sanitize and keep social distance.
    • Businesses allowed to operate have to comply with the measures given by the Croatian Institute for Public Health, which you can find in the latest news section.
  7. RESUMING OF BUSINESS / SOCIAL ACTIVITIES under precautionary measures
    • shopping centres, stores, restaurants, coffe-shops, hotels, health and beauty salons
    • all public transportation between cities  (planes, trains, buses, ferries)
    • sports venues, gyms, playgrounds, swimming pools and fitness centres
    • cinemas and theaters
    • kindergardens, elementary school up to 4th grade
    • national parks
    • gatherings up to 100 people
      (all organizers of gatherings attended by more than a hundred participants must fulfil specific measures – see part 6: Epidemiological Measures / Health Monitoring / Recommendations)
    • audiovisual production  can resume by following all the recommendations for the production and recording of audiovisual and music content during the COVID-19 disease epidemic. Learn more by downloading The Croatian Institute of Public Health recommendations document.
  8. WORKING REMOTELY
    • PAKT MEDIA has ensured remote filming/viewing/working solutions for those clients who are not able to join us at this moment.

You can also download Recommendations and instructions of the Croatian Institute of Public Health

Slovenia

  1. COVID-19 STATUS as of July 13th
  2. BORDER CROSSING
    • See green and red lists of countries on links below:
    • All travellers from countries that are on the green list are able to enter Slovenia without restrictions and quarantine
    • Business travellers from countries that are on the red or yellow list need:
      • a business invitation from Slovene company  (or valid A1 form for posted workers and a provision of short-term services by an employer),
      • a negative test on SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) not older than 36 hours that must be taken in an EU/Schengen Area member state
      • an address of [their] accommodation in Slovenia (booking confirmation)
      • If the points above are not fulfilled, a 14-days quarantine is obligatory.
    • Since the situation is changing on a weekly basis, we recommend to check the latest status before arriving.
  3. AIR TRAVEL
    •  As of May 12th, Airports in Slovenia are open.
    •  Currently, there is no additional screening at airports or other ports of entry.
    • Airlines landing in Slovenia:
      • Lufthansa: every day: LJ – Frankfurt – LJ
      • Brussels Airlines – from August 2nd: LJ – Brussels – LJ (expected to land three times a week)
      • AirFrance – four times a week: LJ – Paris – LJ
      • Transavia – twice a week: LJ – Amsterdam – LJ
      • Wizz Air –twice a week: LJ – Brussels Charleroi – LJ
      • British Airways – from September 1st (expected to land four times a week)
      • EasyJet – from August 3rd: LJ – London Gatwick – LJ (expected twice times a week)
    • Full timetable and other airline flights at Fraport Slovenia: www.fraport-slovenija.si/en/passengers-and-visitors/flight-info/arrivals-and-departures/
  4. TRAVEL WITHIN SLOVENIA
    • Public transportation between cities has resumed on May 11th. This includes all ground transportation.
  5. ACCOMMODATION
    • All hotels no matter the size and number of rooms can resume business as usual, but some hotels still remain closed due to no bookings.

  6. EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MEASURES / HEALTH MONITORING / RECOMMENDATIONS
    • keeping contact with other people to a minimum
    • keeping contact with other people to a minimum
    • following instructions to reduce the risk of disease transmission
    • avoiding physical contact, e.g. handshaking
    • maintaining a distance of at least 1.5 meters in face-to-face contact
    • often disinfecting of hands,
    • avoiding touching the face with the hands
    • recommendation to wear a face mask outside your home or accommodation
    • body temperature should be measured every morning. If it exceeds 37.2 degrees, it should be taken again after 10 minutes. If the temperature again exceeds 37.2 degrees, the person should stay at home/one’s accommodation and contact the chosen general practitioner, or a competent local epidemiologist.
    • In case of any symptoms of acute respiratory infection (cough, sore throat, high temperature, short breath/difficulty with breathing, loss of smell and taste), it is necessary to stay at home/your accommodation and contact the chosen general practitioner, or a competent local epidemiologist.
    • In case of sudden onset of severe, life-threatening symptoms, the person should contact the emergency medical services
  7. RESUMING OF BUSINESS / SOCIAL ACTIVITIES – TIMELINE
    • Gathering on public places:
      • up to 10 people with no restrictions
      • up to 50 people if the list of participants is made
      • up to 500 people with permission from National Institute of Public Health
    • Reopened/ resumed under precautionary measures
      • shopping centres, stores, restaurants, coffee-shops, health and beauty salons
      • sports venues, playgrounds, national parks
      • all public transportation between cities (planes, trains, buses)
      • kindergartens, elementary schools
      • accommodation in facilities offering spa treatments, wellness and fitness centres, pools and water activities
      • the presence of spectators at sport competitions is again allowed from June 30th on.
    • Still Closed:
      • discotheques and nightclubs

    • AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTION
      • productions may resume, following the relevant official COVID-19 guidelines & recommendations
      • please contact us directly for more detailed and up to date information
  8.  PAKT MEDIA has ensured remote filming/viewing/working solutions for those clients who are not able to join us at this moment.

*The information contained herein is not intended to constitute legal or medical advice or recommendations, and is subject to modification in accordance with the development of the COVID-19 situation in Croatia and Slovenia and the relevant recommendations from the Croatian and Slovenian regulative bodies .

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