7-10 DECEMBER 2021

Information Note

 

COVID 19 INFORMATION NOTE FOR COP 22 PARTICIPANTS

COVID-19 Outbreak Response Team (names and contact numbers)

Emergency Call Center

112

Medical Contact person

Alparslan Altıntaş

 

0542 513 97 57

Uzm. Hasan TEPE

+90 532 583 17 52

Dr. Şeyda AKKAYA

+90 505 265 64 03

Organization Team

Mehmet Tamer ÇOBANOĞLU

+90 532 643 66 96

Eda Bayar

+90 506 679 57 41

Nathalie Gomez

+30 693 710 27 64

 

If a person is to fall ill/considered to be suspected case during the event:

Whom to contact/hotline

Emergency Call Center

112

Medical Contact person

Alparslan Altıntaş

0542 513 97 57

Uzm. Hasan TEPE

+90 532 583 17 52

Dr. Şeyda AKKAYA

+90 505 265 64 03

Organization Team

Mehmet Tamer ÇOBANOĞLU

+90 532 643 66 96

Eda Bayar

+90 506 679 57 41

Nathalie Gomez 

+30 693 710 27 64

  • First aid services in place and equipped to support patients with respiratory symptoms.
  • Isolation rooms information

The nearest hospital (Aspendos Anadolu Hastanesi) is 15 minutes from the Hotel.

Site: https://www.anatoliahospital.com/

Contact : +90 444 9 112

 

Commitments by HC to provide care for any COVID-19 cases connected with the COP 22 (medical care and isolation services- free of charge)

Daily Ambulance Services Contact Info

07.12.2021

NAME-SURNAME

CONTACT NUMBER

DİLEK KARAHAN (Team Leader)

+90 551 219 54 79

AYSEN SELİN AKGÜL

+90 541 913 06 42

Sümeyra yıldırım

+90 538 961 56 86

08.12.2021

NAME-SURNAME

CONTACT NUMBER

ARİF TOMAŞ (Team Leader)

+90 505 511 91 33

HASAN FEHMİ ASLANCAN

+90 541 826 50 56

ORHAN UĞUR

+90 532 435 08 36

 

 

09.12.2021

CENGİZ ÇELİK (Team Leader)

+90 532 663 52 72

VAHİDE GÜL KESEKLER

+90 541 325 60 50

ZAFER KARAKAŞ

+90 530 459 48 35

10.12.2021

MEHMET TURGAY GÜLER (Team Leader)

+90 505 416 85 04

GÜLSER AKITÜRK

+90 507 760 30 34

İLYAS ZENGİN

+90 505 416 85 04

 

  • In order to get information about the case management at secondary and tertiary health service in Turkey please click the link below.

 

https://hsgm.saglik.gov.tr/depo/covid19/Ingilizce/Algoritmalar/ALGORITMA1_ENG.pdf

 

  • In order to get information about the case inquiry flow chart in Turkey, please click the link below.

 

https://hsgm.saglik.gov.tr/depo/covid19/Ingilizce/Algoritmalar/COVID19-VAKA-SORGULAMA-KILAVUZU-A4_1_ENG.pdf

 

 

Country-Specific Information

  • Turkey has confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders.
  • The Turkish Ministry of Health releases Turkey’s daily vaccination and COVID-19 numbers at https://covid19.saglik.gov.tr/
  • No curfew is in place.
  • Turkey allows SinoVac, CoronaVac, Pfizer-BioNTech and other vacciones allowed by WHO.

 

 

 

 

Please make sure you complete these steps before travelling

  1. A completed “Traveler Entry Form” must be presented at check-in and upon arrival. The form can be obtained at http://register.health.gov.tr
  2. Obtain a HES Code for the duration covering your visit to Turkey. This Code will be needed for accommodation, travelling, entry to malls, meeting venues etc.
  3. You can obtain a HES code via Hayat Eve Sigar Mobile App. Please find directions in https://hayatevesigar.saglik.gov.tr/hes-eng.html
  4. You have a print of your vaccination certificate.

 

 

Traveling Requirements

Passengers arriving from a country other than Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom, must:

 

    • have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival; or
    • have a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 48 hours before arrival.

This does not apply to:

    • passengers younger than 12 years;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated (at least two doses – one dose of Johnson&Johnson) at least 14 days before arrival;
    • passengers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued at most 6 months before arrival;
    • merchant seamen.
  • Intercity travel by plane, bus, train, or other public transportation require proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test taken 48 hours prior to travel. This requirement applies to individuals 18 years old and older, including foreign nationals with Turkish residency. Travel using a private vehicle will not require proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test.  Individuals who fail to provide the necessary documentation will not be permitted to board public transportation. 
  • Entry into establishments such as concerts, cinemas, theaters, and crowded events require proof of vaccination, or a negative PCR test taken 48 hours prior to the event. This requirement applies to individuals 18 years old and older. Individuals who fail to provide the necessary documentation will not be permitted to enter into these venues or participate in crowded events. 
  • Individuals who have not received their vaccination through the Government of Turkey, and thus will not be able to confirm their vaccination status, may show a printed copy of their vaccination certificate along with identification.
  • Please see the Turkish Ministry of Interior’s September 3rd dated circularfor more information. 

Entry and Exit Requirements

  • A PCR test is required for individuals over the age of 12 years old who are unable to show proof of vaccination.
  • COVID-19 control measures for air, land, and sea travel continue. Passengers arriving in Turkey will be required to complete an information form and will be checked for symptoms. Anyone suspected of having COVID-19 will be transported to a hospital for examination or to a dormitory to self-isolate. If an individual on a particular aircraft/vehicle/vessel is found to have COVID-19, the information forms completed upon arrival will be used to identify others have been in contact with them; those individuals will then be subject to 14-day isolation/quarantine.    
  • Passengers must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival, if in the past they have been in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa or Sri Lanka.   This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years.  
  • Passengers arriving from Egypt, Iran, Singapore or the United Kingdom must have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival.  This does not apply to passengers younger than 12 years. 
  • Passengers arriving from a country other than Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, the United Kingdom, must: 
    • have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken at most 72 hours before arrival; or  
    • have a negative COVID-19 rapid antigen test taken at most 48 hours before arrival. This does not apply to:  
    • passengers younger than 12 years;  
    • passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated (at least two doses – one dose of Johnson&Johnson) at least 14 days before arrival;  
    • passengers with a COVID-19 recovery certificate issued at most 6 months before arrival;  
    • merchant seamen.  
  • Passengers arriving into Turkey may be subject to a random PCR test at their final destination in Turkey.  
  • Passengers who in the past 14 days have been in Afghanistan, Brazil, Nepal South Africa or Sri Lanka must have a confirmed hotel reservation before departure. They are subject to quarantine for up to 14 days, at their own expense, in a government hotel listed at http://web.shgm.gov.tr/tr/covid-19-tedbirler/6599-izolasyon-otelleri
  • Passengers could be subject to self-isolation for up to 14 days.  
    • This does not apply to passenger with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate showing that they were fully vaccinated (at least two doses – one dose of Johnson&Johnson)  at least 14 days before arrival.  

Quarantine Information

  • Foreign passengers who test positive for COVID-19 on landing flights will be referred to a private hospital by the Ministry of Health – Border Health Unit.
  • Passengers will not be required to quarantine or submit a negative PCR test result if they submit a document issued by the relevant country’s official authorities stating that they have been vaccinated at least 14 days before entrance to Turkey and/or have had the disease and were cured within the last 6 months.

 

Transportation Requirements

  • Passengers failing to submit a digital or paper copy of a negative PCR test result are not permitted to board the flights. 
  • Airlines and airports have implemented new procedures for travelers, and passengers must comply with these to travel. For example, masks must be worn in the airport and on airplanes, and arriving passengers are subject to health checks and PCR tests. Please check airport and airline websites for more information and specific guidance.

 

 

At the Venue

  • Participants have to get tested every day at the tent outside the convention center. The tests will be taken at hours to be announced later. The participants will be contacted only if they test positive.
  • Participants have to follow rules in place. (Given here)
  • Masks and disinfectants will be provided at the venue.

 

Dining Establishments

    • Dining establishments such as restaurants, patisseries, cafés, and cafeterias are open for in-person dining and delivery services with no restrictions.
    • Smoking in public spaces is banned.

 

Other Establishments

  • Most services are available in Turkey without restrictions.  Starting September 6, 2021 proof of vaccination or a negative PRC test within the past 48 hours will be required to enter some establishments hosting crowded events such as theaters or cinemas. This requirement applies to individuals 18 years old and older including foreign nationals with Turkish residency.  Individuals who fail to provide the necessary documentation will not be permitted to enter into these venues or participate in crowded events. 

 

In case you have symptoms or you contacted with a person who shows symptoms

In case you test positive for COVID, you will be moved to an isolation room and be provided with medicine free of charge. In case you want to return to your country during the isolation period, you will only be allowed to leave Turkey by private plane, air ambulance or private vehicle provided by your country.

 

Covid-19 related measures at the Venue

The COVID-19 Measures are determined by the Ministry of Health of the Turkish Republic and the Host Country of COP 22 would like to convey its gratitude to participants for practicing the measures in advance:

 

  • Participants will be subject to daily Covid-19 tests at the tent outside the convention center. The tests will be taken at hours to be announced at a later stage. Tests will be free of charge. The participants will be contacted only if they test positive and, in that case, measures will be taken as indicated in the section below.