May 19, 2020
Restoration of tower clocks on historic Prague buildings
The tower clocks on seventeen of Prague’s major historic buildings will be restored this year.
May 17, 2020
Prague museums, galleries and monuments to reopen
May 8, 2020
Prague to financially support fine art
Hana Třeštíková, Prague Councillor for Culture and Tourism, will propose another measure to support culture in the Czech capital to Prague City Council. This time, the financial help will be used to support the visual arts.
Apr 20, 2020
Prague City Hall to resume operation with increased health and safety requirements
According to the Czech Ministry of Health, regular public office hours can resume in Prague City Hall on Monday, the 20th of April. Strict health and safety requirements will be in place during City Hall’s office hours, but electronic communication is still recommended whenever possible.
Apr 20, 2020
Prague establishes emergency Assistance Centres
Assistance Centres (‘Asistenční centrum pomoci’) will be established in the Municipal Library of Prague in case of emergencies with a large number of casualties and other major crisis situations. It will primarily serve to provide information and assistance to people affected by an emergency, as well as their loved ones.
Apr 17, 2020
Apr 15, 2020
Czech Technical University and Czech Academy of Sciences develop new half mask
The Czech Technical University in Prague and the Czech Academy of Sciences have developed and tested a new protective respirator half mask in Prague. It fits better than FFP2 respirators, which are imported from Asia and are less effective in Europe due to their different shape.
Apr 11, 2020
Camp for homeless people in Troja
People experiencing homelessness that may have been infected with Covid-19 will be put into isolation in a temporary camp on Císařský Island in Troja, Prague, from the 9th of April. The capacity of the camp is 20 people, and there are separate areas for men and women, as well as all the necessary facilities. However, the camp will be able to fit up to 40 people if necessary.
Apr 10, 2020
Volunteers help families with children with special needs
The number of volunteers who have registered at the Czech Red Cross tents in Mariánské Square continues to increase. A total of 3,164 volunteers had registered by the 8th of April. Prague is now able to expand its offer of help to families who have children with special needs. As services for them are now limited and special schools are closed, the situation is more challenging than before.
Apr 8, 2020
Emergency measures during the state of emergency
On the 12th of March 2020, the Czech government declared a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic. The emergency was extended until 30 April.