Looking for COVID-19 information for expats in Brussels? This important official info for all foreigners residing in Brussels has been published on Commissioner.Brussels website.
The COVID-19 pandemic poses an unprecedented challenge to all of us, both towards the public health of our citizens as well as in terms of the negative socio-economic side-effects it has on our society.
It also has consequences for your daily life here in Brussels. We fully understand that you may have concerns or questions. Therefore, we would like to inform you in the best way possible on:
- the latest information on the restrictive and healthcare measures that have been taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19;
- how the virus impacts on your job or your company;
- how the measures affect your life as an expat;
- the many initiatives that have been taken to support each other throughout these difficult times.
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WHERE CAN I FIND THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THE AUTHORITIES’ RESTRICTIVE AND HEALTHCARE MEASURES?
HOW DOES THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC IMPACT ON MY JOB OR MY COMPANY?
HOW DO THE RESTRICTIVE MEASURES IMPACT ON MY LIFE AS AN EXPAT OR TEMPORARY RESIDENT IN BRUSSELS?
To get more information on all these topics, visit the website for COVID-19 Information for expats in Brussels.
You can also check the list below with some other relevant initiatives which are focused on well-being in the period of COVID19.
- Brussels Helps. What can you do to help fellow Brusselers during the corona crisis? And how can you ask for help yourself? This online platform assists in bringing people together with “Brussels helps”.
- Register as a volunteer at UZ Brussel. They need lots of helping hands and every help is very much appreciated.
- Subscribe to Iriscare if you have experience as a healthcare worker and want to volunteer. Iriscare creates a pool of voluntary professional care providers.
- The foodbanks are also looking for extra volunteers. No need to tell you why this is a difficult time for them.
- Growfunding is making its platform freely available for solidarity campaigns throughout Belgium. You can submit a project and raise money for those affected by the crisis.
- The bottom-up initiative corona denktank (“corona think tank”) has launched several initiatives such as makefacemasks.com; wijhelpenmee.be to donate, transport or create protective equipment.
- Participate to the weekly Corona Survey of the University of Antwerp. Scientists need your help in assessing the impact of the governmental restrictive measures, as they will only be visible in the hospitalisation rates 10 to 14 days after they were launched.
You can also check a related story about making protective masks in Brussels with 3D printers.