Corona screening at the UMG

Welcome to the UMG

From June 1st visits are possible again with restrictions

The 3-G rule applies:

  • Vaccinated: Fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved in the EU with a vaccination certificate or vaccination pass 14 days after the last vaccination; Copies are not permitted; Digital vaccination proofs issued by an authorized person are admitted
  • Tested: SARS-CoV-2 antigen test with official certification from a recognized test center not older than 24 hours, PCR test not older than 48 hours. A self-test is not sufficient. The UMG does not offer any test options for visitors.
  • Recovery:
    • Recovered from illness within the last 6 months: Positive PCR test evidence older than 28 days and not older than 6 months or antibody detection after having suffered illness or a certificate from the health department or family doctor about having had a COVID-19 infection within the last 6 months, with the quarantine now lifted.
    • Recovering from illness more than 6 months ago: additional one-time vaccination with a vaccine approved in the EU.

Then we would be happy to welcome you as a visitor to the UMG. Please register online in advance. During the visit to the UMG, the hygiene rules continue to apply to vaccinated, convalescent and tested persons: distance, hand disinfection, medical mouth and nose protection.

Please understand that children of all ages are considered to be independent persons and can only be admitted as visitors in individual cases - after consultation with the respective station.

Exceptions to the visitor rule:

Thank you for your understanding.

Important information for planning your visit

  • Visiting hours from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • We like to allow the last visits at 5:30 p.m.
  • You will find terminals with touchscreens at the east and west entrances, so that visitors who have not completed the registration form in advance can enter data directly on site.
  • Then the visitors go to the viewing points and show the QR code and the corresponding document.
  • Please have your ID card and a telephone number ready.
  • Per patient - one visitor - for one hour a day


All persons must register on entering the UMG, with the exception of staff and blood donors. This will include you being asked about various symptoms and for your contact details. The body temperature will also be measured at the UMG. Visitors and companions will also be asked about the patient they are visiting or being a companion for.

Shortening waiting times - complete a questionnaire online in advance.

You will receive a QR code via email. Please show this in the entrance area. Alternatively, you can print out the questionnaire and bring it with you.

The questionnaire is available in German and English. 

It is important to note that the web browser Internet Explorer cannot be used to complete the questionnaire. You should ideally use the browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Microsoft Edge.

What will happen to the data after visiting UMG?

If you are a visitor, the questionnaire will be deleted after a maximum of three weeks. 

If you are a patient, the questionnaire will become part of your patient record. 

No way to use the app?

If you need help filling in the digital questionnaire or you do not have a PC or a smartphone, there is a separate queue. Trained employees with the relevant devices are available here from 6:30am to 8pm to support you.

Legal basis for the data collection

Lower Saxony Regulation on the reorganisation of measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (Lower Saxony Corona Regulation) of 10 July 2020

Section 21 Hospitals, care homes and rehabilitation facilities
1 In hospitals, care homes and rehabilitation facilities, patients are entitled to receive visitors in line with a hygiene concept developed by the management of the respective facility according to Section 3.
2 The facility is obliged to collect data on and document the contact details of each visitor according to Section 4.

Section 4 Data collection and documentation
1 Where personal data are to be collected in connection with entering or using a facility or attending an event, the surname, first name, full address and a telephone number (contact details) for the respective person and the collection data and time must be documented; the contact details must be stored for a period of three weeks after the end of the event in question to ensure any chain of infection can be followed.
2 Otherwise access to the respective facility or event may not be granted. 3 The documentation must be submitted to the competent health department on request.
4 It is necessary to ensure that unauthorised third parties do not become aware of the contact details collected.
5 The contact details must be deleted no later than one month after the end of the respective event.
6 Where contact details are given to the body obliged to collect this information, they must be truthful; in the case of official work the work contact details are sufficient.

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