Multilingual ÖIF info service

For information regarding COVID, the ÖIF staff are available for you! Click here for more information on the multilingual info service.

Coronavirus safety measures in 17 languages

The website is continuously updated and expanded with new information.

Information updated: 29.08.2022

Information on the coronavirus vaccination

All those who live in Austria may receive a free vaccine in Austria to protect them against coronavirus. Registration for the coronavirus vaccine must be carried out via the vaccination platform of the federal states at

As part of the online consultation “Coronavirus chat: lockdown and vaccination”, the ÖIF provides information on the measures currently in place as well as on the vaccination to protect against coronavirus. For people with insufficient knowledge of German, the consultation sessions will be interpreted. Participation is free of charge and does not require registration. All dates can be found at

More detailed information on coronavirus and the coronavirus vaccination is available on the webpage of the Ministry for Social Affairs under Informationen zur Corona-Schutzimpfung in Österreich ( (information on the coronavirus vaccination in Austria, German language) as well as under Coronavirus (

Click here for online advice on all aspects of COVID-19.

COVID-19 measures

These measures apply provisionally until 15 January 2023. This document provides an overview of the applicable measures. For more information, please refer to:, Coronavirus - Aktuelle Maßnahmen (


Please note the special regulations for the Austrian Provinces  → Map Coronavirus Traffic Light | Coronavirus Traffic Light

Please note the special regulations for Vienna as specified under → “Regional measures for Vienna”.


COVID-19 Protective Measures

Regional measures


  • FFP2 masks are still obligatory in:
    • Public transport – throughout the entire journey, at stops and waiting areas
    • Public pharmacies
  • The following applies in the health sector:
    • Negative PCR test and mandatory FFP2 mask for visitors in old people’s homes, care homes, hospitals and health spas
      • this applies to children aged 6 and older
      • this does not apply to people who have recovered after 15.1.2022, for a period of 2 months following the end of the infection
    • Proof of 2.5G and mandatory FFP2 mask plus 2x weekly negative PCR test for employees in old people’s homes, care homes, hospitals and health spas
  • PCR test: valid for 48 hours

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