Since there is no vaccine for COVID-19 virus, it is essential that you postpone your trip if you have fever and/or respiratory symptoms such as cough or shortness of breath.
While in Greece, if you notice any symptoms related to COVID-19, please call the National Public Health Organization at 1135. After July 1st random tests will be made to international passengers.
Due to constant changes on travel restrictions between countries, before booking a ticket, as well as before travelling, you are invited to check what applies to the country you want to travel from/to. Health measures while travelling:
Visitors must consider the risks when travelling. They are advised to avoid nonessential travel to areas with a local COVID-19 transmission. There is no vaccine for this new corona virus.
If you are travelling to areas with a local COVID-19 transmission, you should bear in mind the following:
– Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently with soap and water or use a disinfectant, especially after coughing or sneezing, and before you touch and consume food.
– Avoid any contact with patients who are having respiratory symptoms.
During your stay in areas with a local COVID-19 transmission you should:
– Postpone your trip if you have a fever and/or respiratory symptoms, such as cough or shortness of breath.
– Cover your mouth and your nose with a tissue or with your elbow (not with your hands) when coughing or sneezing.
– Avoid any contact with other people if you have a fever and/or respiratory symptoms such as cough or shortness of breath.
After your return trip from areas with a local COVID-19 transmission:
– Stay alert for any symptoms of illness for the following 14 days.
– In case you run a fever and/or have respiratory symptoms, such as shortness of breath or a cough, 14 days after your return trip, you are advised to stay at home and seek immediate medical care. Make sure you mention all the details about your recent trip. You can also contact the National Public Health Organisation in Greece (1135, 210-5212054).
See the Travel Notices at the National Public Health Organisation website, here.
See also the advice to incoming travellers provided by the General Secretariat for Civil Protection, here.