Face masks FAQ corona
Do I need to wear a face mask in UMC Utrecht? uitklapper, klik om te openen
We ask everyone aged 13 and older to bring their own non-medical mouth mask to the hospital and to wear it in public areas, such as the hall and waiting areas. Did you not bring your own face mask? Then in you'll get a 'non-medical' face mask at the entrance of our hospital. You do not have to wear a mask if you have been admitted to our hospital.
Do your employees always wear a face mask? uitklapper, klik om te openen
Our staff and students wear a face mask or a face shield in public areas. When caring for patients within 1.5 meters, employees always wear a medical face mask and / or a face shield. The protection may be taken off when one is 1.5 meters apart.
Does the government's obligation to wear face masks (1 December 2020) also apply to UMC Utrecht? uitklapper, klik om te openen
No, the policy remains the same at UMC Utrecht (see the two questions above). The legal obligation does not apply to healthcare institutions; they may adhere to their own policy. For more information, visit the central government website. UMC Utrecht follows national guidelines and has well-thought-out rules of conduct for patients, visitors and employees, including with regard to wearing a mouth mask.