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From September 1, tests will not be reimbursed anymore (except for semi-vaccinated persons, children and some other groups).

O-N-T system: (Vaccination - Past disease - Test)



From September 1st, 2021, one antigen test per 7 days and two PCR tests per month will be reimbursed from the public health service only for selected groups of the population:

  • children up to and including 12 years of age
  • persons who cannot be vaccinated due to contraindications
  • persons who are in the process of vaccination or who are not yet 14 days after the last dose of vaccine

The O-N-T system is a way for a person to demonstrate that he or she meets the requirements for entry into the workplace, school or service establishment under point I / 16. It is based on three basic pillars: vaccination, tests and having Covid-19 in the past.

Vaccination

The point on vaccination is fulfilled by anyone who proves that:

at least 14 days have passed since the since the last dose of vaccine according to SPC.

Vaccination is demonstrated by the card you received after the vaccine was administered at the vaccination point or by a certificate.

From June 22nd the completed vaccination with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency of Czech or EU citizens who have a temporary or permanent residence in the Czech Republic is recognized, if it is proved with a certificate that at least 14 days have passed since the completion of vaccination, which was administered in a third country.

 

 

Negative test

The point on negative test is fulfilled by anyone who proves that:

(a) has undergone a negative RT-PCR test for the presence of SARS-CoV-2 virus with a negative result no more than 7 days ago, or

(b) has passed a POC test for SARS CoV-2 antigen with a negative result no more than 72 hours ago.

 

A negative test result is proven by a message from the testing center or by a certificate.

 

Protection period after the disease

The point on past illness is fulfilled by anyone who proves that he has had a laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 disease and has had an isolation period according to the valid emergency measure of the Ministry of Health and since the first positive POC antigen test for SARS-CoV-2 virus or RT-PCR test for virus SARS-CoV-2 no more than 180 days have passed.

 

The past disease is proven by a text message about a positive test from the testing point or a by a certificate.

One of the ways to prove compliance with the conditions of the O-N-T system is to download the certificate to the Tečka application. Event organizers, employees of establishments, hoteliers and others are able to verify the validity of certificates (by scanning QR codes) submitted by customers using the čTečka application. The app is able to recognize the authenticity of the QR code.

 

Rules for entering individual establishments:

Before entering any restaurant (garden) you must meet at least one of the following conditions:

 

a) O-N-T system

b) You prove that you underwent a preventive antigenic self-test on the spot with a negative result.

The employees of hygiene and the Police have the right to check the fulfillment of the above-mentioned conditions.

 

You must meet at least one of the following conditions before entering a body care facility:

a) O-N-T system

b) You prove that you underwent a preventive antigenic self-test on the spot with a negative result.

The employees of the establishment are entitled and obliged to check the fulfillment of the above-mentioned conditions.

 

Before entering an accommodation facility, you must meet at least one of the following conditions:

a) O-N-T system

b) You prove that you underwent a preventive antigenic self-test on the spot with a negative result.

After fulfilling the conditions, you can stay for a maximum of 7 days. If you wish to extend your stay, you must meet one of the above conditions again.

The employees of the establishment are entitled and obliged to check the fulfillment of the above-mentioned conditions.

 

Before entering a trade fair or trade show, you must meet at least one of the following conditions:

a) O-N-T system

b) You prove that you underwent a preventive antigenic self-test on the spot with a negative result.

The organizer of the event has the right and the obligation to check the fulfillment of the above-mentioned conditions.

 

Before entering a music, dance or game club, disco, casino and casino establishment, you must meet at least one of the following conditions:

a) O-N-T system

b) You prove that you underwent a preventive antigenic self-test on the spot with a negative result.

The employees of the establishment are entitled and obliged to check the fulfillment of the above-mentioned conditions.

 

Before entering a theater or cinema, you must meet at least one of the following conditions:

a) O-N-T system

b) You prove that you underwent a preventive antigenic self-test on the spot with a negative result.

The employees of the establishment are entitled and obliged to check the fulfillment of the above-mentioned conditions.

 

Before entering a festival, concert or social event (public or private), you must meet at least one of the following conditions:

a) O-N-T system

b) You prove that you underwent a preventive antigenic self-test on the spot with a negative result.

The organizers of the event are entitled and obliged to check the fulfillment of the above-mentioned conditions.

Before entering school, you must meet at least one of the following conditions:

a) O-N-T system

b) On-site testing

School employees have the right and obligation to check compliance with the above conditions.

 

Before visiting a hospital or social service facility, you must meet one of the following conditions:

a) O-N-T system

b)You prove that you underwent a preventive antigenic self-test on the spot with a negative result.

Employees of hospitals and social service facilities are entitled and obliged to check compliance with the above conditions.

 

Before staying at a spa, you must meet one of the following conditions:

a) O-N-T system

b) You prove that you underwent a preventive antigenic self-test on the spot with a negative result.

Patients must demonstrate that they meet the above conditions at least once every 7 days during their stay at a spa.

Spa employees have the right and obligation to check the fulfillment of the above-mentioned conditions.

 

Before entering a swimming pool, wellness center, sauna or salt cave, you must meet at least one of the following conditions:

a) O-N-T system

b) You prove that you underwent a preventive antigenic self-test on the spot with a negative result.

The employees of the establishment are entitled and obliged to check the fulfillment of the above-mentioned conditions.