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For the most up-to-date news on COVID-19 statistics and measures in Vienna and greater Austria, check out our ongoing Coronavirus coverage:


Situation Mixed in Europe, Worsening in the Americas

Every Sunday, Metropole brings you a COVID-19 update from Prof. Dr. Florian Krammer, an Austrian virologist who works and teaches at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City.

COVID-19 Vaccine Allergies? Real But Very Rare. Here’s What You Need to Kn...

Although there’s a very small risk of severe allergic reactions to the mRNA vaccine, it should not prevent most people – even with other allergies – from being vaccinated.

The Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF) now offers an information sheet in 11 languages. Visit the ÖIF website or scroll down to download from this page. 

General information regarding transmission, symptoms and prevention of coronavirus is provided around the clock by the AGES information hotline +43 800 555 621.

Information in 11 languages on reducing risks from the Chamber of Pharmacists (ÖAK), made available by the Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF)

Information in 11 languages about hygiene and protective measures from the Interior and Social Ministries made available by the Austrian Integration Fund (ÖIF).  

If you suspect that you might be infected, please call the health hotline 1450.

The City of Vienna has established a 24-hour hotline for vulnerable groups. Elderly people and people with existing conditions can call +43 1 4000 4001 for assistance with grocery shopping or accessing medication.

The City of Vienna offers updates in English

The Austrian Ministry of Social Affairs has an FAQ page in English.

If you’re in Vienna and want to help out, connect, ask questions, request help or volunteer your assistance within your Grätzl or Bezirk, join the Metropole coronavirus support board. 

Stay safe, Metropolitans.



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