1. Passengers are prohibited from crossing the borders of Croatia until 18 April 2020. - This does not apply to nationals of Croatia and their family members and to those going to a country where they work and live. - This does not apply to nationals of the EU, Schengen Member States and the Schengen Associated States, passengers from the United Kingdom, and their family members, if they are returning via Croatia to their country of residence. - This does not apply to passengers with a long-term resident permit or a long-term visa issued by a Schengen Member State and the persons deriving their right to reside from other EU Directives or national law or who hold national long-term visas, if they are returning via Croatia to their country of residence. - This does not apply to healthcare professionals, healthcare researchers and collaborators, experts in care for the elderly, and persons requiring urgent medical treatment. - This does not apply to cross-border workers. - This does not apply to diplomats, police officers in the performance of their activities, Civil Defence services and teams, international organizations staff and International military personnel in carrying out their functions. - This does not apply to passengers in transit (including passengers in transit by air transport). 2. All passports and national ID cards issued to nationals of Croatia and which have expired on 11 March 2020 or later, are considered valid. This is due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.
Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.