In order to ensure the safety of the University community and the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 disease, only those who meet one of the following requirements will be able to get into University premises:
- A person has been vaccinated with one of the vaccines recognised in the European Union: “Comirnaty” (Pfizer), “COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna”, “COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen” or “Vaxzevria” (AstraZeneca);
- A person has been vaccinated with a vaccine not recognised in the EU but have received a positive response to semiquantitative SeroCP and quantitative SeroCP test in less than 60 days in which anti-S, anti-S1 or anti-RCD IgG antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 are detected;
- A person carried out a SARS-CoV-2 PCR test not more than 72 hours earlier (from the moment of sampling) and got a negative result;
- A person had COVID-19 disese (coronavirus infection) where the diagnosis has been confirmed on the basis of positive SARS-CoV-2 PCR test or antigen test and no more than 210 days have elapsed since the positive test result.
In all the above cases, a person must have one of the documents supporting these requirements or valid National Certificate or EU Digital COVID certificate.
Please be informed that starting from the 1st of December 2021 rules concerning the pandemic situation are changing: people who are not immunised will be only able to get their National Certificate after having PCR test. Please note that the rapid antigen test will not be considered valid for National Cetificate.
The following safety requirements are in place for University staff and visitors
University visitors are welcome on campus taking all safety measures:
- employee physical contact with University visitors is limited and a distance of at least 1 meter is necessary or separating the work place from visitors with a barrier;
- it is mandatory that employees coming into contact with University visitors and those older than 6 years of age wear masks. It is possible not to wear masks during lectures and seminars in auditoriums if there is a distance of 2-meters between persons. Masks do not have to be worn by persons with disabilities, who do to their health can’t wear a mask or wearing a mask would harm their health condition. If a person can’t wear a mask due to a health condition ir there are specific activities undertaken, taking into account professional risk evaluation, other personal safety means may be chosen.
Responsible University staff members must ensure that:
- Work facilities would be aired and ventilated at least 1 time per hr. or, if possible, continuously;
- facilities, where persons congregate, must be ventilated before arrival of persons who will be there and during every break/free period;
- surfaces that persons often come into contact with and touch (learning materials, door handles, door frames, table tops, chair frames, handles, electricity sockets, etc.) must be continuously cleaned with a special cleaning liquid especially for cleaning surfaces and at least 2 times per day;
- after each group’s use, facilities must be ventilated and cleaned, if organizing the activities common use areas are used (auditoriums, halls, etc.);
- that learning materials and inventory be cleaned and disinfected, if more than one person used the materials or inventory;
- at the entrance to University employee work offices dealing with students and other interested persons, that there would be adherence to marked distances by the Building Management team between waiting individuals/students.
When organizing studies and work at the University, masks are recommended in common area facilities, and a distance of 1 meter must be adhered to in common facilities and enclosed areas.
Persons organizing University events must adhere to regulations issued by the Minister of Health of the Republic of Lithuania – decisions of state-level extraordinary situations Operations Head Regarding Necessary Conditions of Organization of Cultural and Other Events and those in effect the day of the event.
A person at the University who develops fever (37,3°C or more) or signs of severe respiratory disorders or other infectious diseases, (fever, runny nose, heavy breathing, etc.) must without delay immediately leave University premises and seek advice contacting the Coronavirus Hotline for consultations (tel. 1808) or contact your family doctor.
From the 15th of November it is mandatory to wear medical mask or respirator.