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Infection protection serves the prevention, early detection and prevention of the spread of communicable diseases.

The aim of infection protection is to prevent communicable diseases in humans, to detect infections at an early stage and to prevent their spread.

The competent authorities shall record notifiable communicable diseases, evaluate this information and take the necessary measures to prevent and control infectious diseases. They provide free advice, offer vaccinations and conduct training.

Information on how to deal with COVID-19 infection (coronavirus):

Current general information on the coronavirus can be found on the pages of the Federal Ministry, the pages of the State Ministry and on the pages of the Robert Koch Institute

For questions about the corona virus:

If you have any further questions about the coronovirus, you are also welcome to contact the following telephone hotline:  

For general information and information on regulations in Schleswig-Holstein

Hotline of the state of Schleswig-Holstein under 0431 79700001
weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

A document must be brought along by which the person and their age can be identified. This can happen with an ID (current or expired) or with a health insurance card (GKV).

The vaccination authorization is regulated by the Corona Vaccination Ordinance.

Further information can be found here:

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An epidemic is an exceptionally common infectious disease within a geographically restricted area. Epidemic infectious diseases include plague, cholera, typhoid fever and flu. A cross-continental epidemic is called a pandemic.

Contact details of the public health services and health authorities can be found on the websites of the Ministry of Social Affairs, Health, Youth, Family and Senior Citizens of the State of Schleswig-Holstein (MSJFG).

  • Public health services and health authorities in Schleswig-Holstein

Act on the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases in Humans (Infection Protection Act - IfSG)

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