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
  2. BORDER CROSSING
    See green, orange and red lists of countries on link: www.gov.si/en/topics/coronavirus-disease-covid-19/border-crossing/
    Since the situation is changing on a weekly basis, we recommend to check the latest status before arriving.

    • Green List
      People with permanent or temporary residence in a country that has been added to the green list, and arriving from such countries, can enter Slovenia without restrictions or quarantine. It shall also be considered that a person is arriving from a country on a green list if they stayed in that country continuously for 14 days before entering Slovenia, which can be proven with a proper certificate
    • Orange List
      If a country is not on the list of epidemiologically safe (green list) or on the list of countries with an unstable epidemiological situation (red list), it shall be considered that it has been included on the orange list (all world countries that have not been included either on the red or on the green list)

      • EU member states of member of the Schengen Area: People arriving to the Republic of Slovenia from those countries that have been included on the orange list can enter Slovenia without restrictions or quarantine.
      • Non EU member states of member of the Schengen Area: People entering the Republic of Slovenia, who are a resident of a country on the orange list or who arrive from country shall be due to the potential infection with SARS-CoV-2 virus required to stay in quarantine for a period of ten days. This quarantine shall not be ordered if a person, when crossing the border, submits a medical certificate proving that they have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), which is not older than 48 hours and was performed in a EU member state, in a member of the Schengen Area or in Slovenia.
      • All results of laboratories of EU Member States and the Schengen area or from the Third countries that test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus using the PCR method apply.
        The list of the Laboratories whose tests are valid: nlzoh.si/en/about-us/news/48-novice2/552-novica-75
    • Red List
      People entering the Republic of Slovenia, who are a resident of a country on the red list or who arrive from that country, shall be due to the potential infection with SARS-CoV-2 virus required to stay in quarantine for a period of ten days.

      • The quarantine shall not be ordered if a person, when crossing the border, submits a medical certificate proving that they have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19), which is not older than 48 hours  and was performed in a EU member state, in a member of the Schengen Area or in Slovenia.
      • All results of laboratories of EU Member States and the Schengen area or from the Third countries that test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus using the PCR method apply.
        The list of the Laboratories whose tests are valid: nlzoh.si/en/about-us/news/48-novice2/552-novica-75
  3. AIR TRAVEL
  4. TRAVEL WITHIN SLOVENIA
    • Due to the declared epidemic, travelling out of the municipalities is forbidden – business reasons allowed.
    • Police curfew from 21:00 to 06:00 is in place from Tuesday, October 20th.
  5. ACCOMMODATION
    • Temporarily closed all hotels from Saturday, October 24th – business reasons and for foreign guests allowed.
  6. EPIDEMIOLOGICAL MEASURES / HEALTH MONITORING / RECOMMENDATIONS
    • Protection masks are mandatory also in open public spaces and personal vehicles (unless alone in the car)
    • Individuals or persons from a joint household are not required to wear a protective mask for walks in green areas and sports & recreational activities in which it is possible to maintain a minimum distance of at least three meters from each other.
    • Prohibited are all events, gatherings, weddings and religious ceremonies
    • Closed bars, restaurants…, unless in accommodation facilities (only for their guests)
    • Food take-aways/deliveries are allowed (during curfew also)
    • Closed all stores, except food stores (for animals also), groceries, horticulture stores, pharmacies, banks, post-offices, insurance companies, car services, gas stations
    • Closed fitness centres and gyms for group exercises
    • Closed schools, kindergartens
  7. RESUMING OF BUSINESS / SOCIAL ACTIVITIES – TIMELINE
    • Gathering on public places:
      • up to 6 people with no restrictions
      • up to 500 people with permission from National Institute of Public Health
  8. 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
  9.  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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