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March 18, 2020

PREVENTIVE MEASURES IN BOHINJ: CORONAVIRUS

Please follow instructions, keep social distance and wash your hands to help stop spreading of the virus. And above all, stay calm.

Last update: 18 March 2020

Up-to-date info:  

LIMITATION OF PUBLIC LIFE IN BOHINJ – PREVENTIVE MEASURES:

Due to the situation with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, Municipality of Bohinj is enacting stricter measures to help prevent the spreading of the virus. Until further notice, all public events have been cancelled, we also closed all tourist information centres, museums and ski resorts (Soriška Planina and Vogel). Some restaurants and hotels are also closed. 

Despite the physical closure, Bohinj Tourist Information Centre in Ribčev Laz is available daily for information via e-mail ([email protected]) or by telephone (+386 45 746 010): 

  • from Monday to Saturday between 8 am and 6 pm
  • and on Sundays, between 9 am and 3 pm.

Other useful info for travellers:  

Public transport: 

All public transport (buses and trains) are stopped until further notice.

Airport and borders

All air traffic is stopped until further notice. Most small border crossings are closed, larger border crossings are under stricter surveillance. 

In case of difficulty, who can I contact?
Jesenice general hospital is ready to face and manage the situation: in addition to the telephone number 112 reserved for emergencies, it will also be possible to contact the number +386 51 668 851. For all the people with symptoms of Coronavirus (cough, body temperature, and breathing difficulties) who have been travelling abroad in Italy or other countries with confirmed Coronavirus cases in last week are prepared special containers for examinations in front of the hospital.

HOW TO PREVENT INFECTION SPREAD?

The most effective ways to protect yourself and others against COVID-19 are also standard recommendations to prevent other infection spread include regular hand washing, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, thoroughly cooking meat and eggs. Avoid close contact with anyone showing symptoms of respiratory illness such as coughing and sneezing. 

FAQs on coronavirus: 

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