If you live in Vienna, make sure to register for getting a vaccine against COVID-19 under impfservice.wien. Here you can book your vaccination appointment.
The City of Vienna offers free vaccinations without an appointment to everyone – regardless of citizenship or insurance status – at multiple locations across the city.
Vienna has reinstated a number of coronavirus restrictions for the fall. The Austrian government has presented a plan for schools and universities.
Here’s an overview of where you can get tested for COVID-19 in Vienna and how the free PCR “gargle” tests at home work.
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For current coronavirus numbers, check the website of Ministry of Health and the AGES dashboard.
The Austrian Ministry of Health also publishes daily vaccination statistics and a preview of scheduled deliveries.
The City of Vienna has compiled comprehensive information on questions and answers regarding coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease in English.
The Austrian Ministry of Health has put together FAQs on the coronavirus and also provides material to download on how to protect yourself and others from the disease, also in English.
Furthermore, the ministry will constantly update its German-language website with information on the number of people tested and cases of COVID-19 in Austria.
Health advice by telephone: 1450
If you show symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath, breathing difficulties) or fear that you are ill, stay at home and dial health number 1450 for further procedures (diagnostic clarification).
Coronavirus hotline AGES: +43 0800 555 621
The Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES) answers questions about the coronavirus (general information on transmission, symptoms, prevention) 24 hours a day at +43 0800 555 621.
VKI hotline for travel law questions: +43 0800 201 211
For legal questions concerning trips that have already been booked (e.g. whether a trip can be cancelled free of charge), the experts of the Association for Consumer Information (VKI) provide advice free of charge from Monday to Sunday between 09:00 and 15:00 at +43 0800 201 211.