Information about the Coronavirus

Since 07.04.23, the wearing of masks is no longer required in medical practices.

However, as it has proved successful for us, we continue to hold an infection consultation for patients with acute respiratory tract infections, separate from the regular consultation. We kindly ask you to continue wearing a mask as protection. Please register for this by telephone or by e-mail.

Infection consultation

As of 07.04.23, the wearing of masks is no longer required in medical practices, we continue for patients with flu-like symptoms or a respiratory tract infection with our special consultation hour separate from the regular consultation. Only by appointment.

Infection consultation
Mon +Thu  17:30 – 18:30h
Tue + Fri    12:30 – 13:00h

Vaccination against Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

Vaccination against coronavirus helps to reduce the risk of infection and severe disease progression. In addition, vaccination significantly reduces the risk of long covid symptoms. You can get vaccinated against COVID-19 with the vaccine from Moderna (SPIKEVAX®) and BioNTech/Pfizer (Comirnaty®). For basic immunization, two vaccinations are required, 3-6 weeks apart.

Booster vaccination

For booster vaccination, the mRNA vaccines (Moderna SPIKEVAX®; BioNTech/Pfizer Comirnaty®) and the Omikron-adapted bivalent mRNA vaccines (BioNTech/Pfitzer Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.1 and Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4/5 as well as Moderna Spikevax bivalent Original/Omicron BA.1) are available.

A first booster vaccination (1st booster vaccination or 3rd vaccine dose) with an mRNA vaccine (Moderna or Biontech) is recommended for all persons 12 years of age and older at the earliest 6 months after basic immunization.

A second booster vaccination (2nd booster vaccination or 4th vaccine dose) is initially recommended at the earliest 6 months after the first booster vaccination for persons 60 years of age and older, residents in care facilities, medical personnel and all persons 5 years of age and older with underlying diseases that may be a risk for a possible severe course of a Covid infection, including immunodeficiencies. Underlying conditions include asthma, COPD, cardiovascular disease, liver and kidney disease, diabetes mellitus and other metabolic diseases, chronic neurological disease, immunodeficiency and HIV, cancer.

A third booster vaccination (3rd booster vaccination / 5th vaccine dose) is currently only recommended for particularly vulnerable groups of people. These include, for example, the very elderly, residents of nursing homes and the immunodeficient. The indication should be made individually by the attending physician, taking into account the state of health and the risk.

Vaccination after Covid infection

One or more previous COVID infections do not provide lasting protection against subsequent infections. Therefore, booster vaccinations are also recommended here. These should be administered at the earliest from the 3rd month after a passed infection.

What to do in case of a COVID infection, as a contact person, as a suspected case?

As of 13 February 2023, Berlin-specific Corona measures no longer apply. The Berlin Corona Regulation is no longer in force.

The Berlin Senate continues to appeal to the personal responsibility of Berliners. Wearing a mask is recommended in places where many people congregate – such as public transport. This recommendation applies in particular to people with cold symptoms. Only people who have had a corona test in advance should meet with vulnerable people.

Anyone who has tested positive for the corona virus should avoid contact with other people. If contact cannot be avoided, people who have tested positive should wear an FFP2 mask.

Further reliable information

Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung (BZgA):
Leaflet infection protection coronavirus.pdf

Robert Koch Institute (RKI):
RKI – New Coronavirus – COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)