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There are 32 services for Staying healthy

Staying healthy

Many illnesses can be avoided through preventive care or treated well through early detection. Here you will find an overview of the statutory health insurance schemes’ advisory and preventive care offerings, from vaccinations to cancer screening to dental check-ups. You will also find information about how to prepare yourself for serious situations through an advance care directive or a lasting power of attorney.

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Apply for a certificate according to the Infection Protection Act for activities with foodstuffs

If you are working or employed in the food sector for the first time, you will need a certificate from the public health department confirming that you have been instructed in infection control.

Apply for a youth health check-up

You can take advantage of health check-ups for your children. Thus, the general state of health and age-appropriate development of a child is regularly examined by a doctor. Possible problems or abnormalities can be detected and treated at an early stage.

Apply for addiction counseling

Addiction is primarily a disease and requires treatment just like any other disease. In Saxony-Anhalt, there are numerous addiction counseling centers that provide help. Offers...

Apply for an electronic health card for refugees

Refugees can also receive an electronic health card (eGK) in the first 15 months after their admission. As before, the scope of benefits is based on the Asylum Seekers Benefits...

Apply for an organ donor card

Organ donation is a very personal matter. For or against - this is a decision that no one can take away from you. Some people are uncomfortable with the idea of having an organ...

Apply for authorization to carry out occupational medical check-ups

Physicians require an authorization for the medical monitoring of occupationally exposed persons in the field of radiation protection.

Apply for dental prophylaxis

Dental care serves to examine teeth and oral cavity in detail in order to be able to detect and treat any dental, oral and jaw diseases at an early stage.

Apply for early detection examination in children

You can take advantage of health check-ups for your children. Thus, the general state of health and age-appropriate development of a child is regularly examined by a doctor. Possible problems or abnormalities can be detected and treated at an early stage.

Apply for group dental prophylaxis in children and adolescents

Dental services promote the dental health of children and adolescents with age-appropriate programs

Apply for health aid

Persons without health insurance who only receive short-term subsistence assistance may be entitled to health benefits.

Apply for health insurance for students

If you are a student, you must take out health insurance - either through family insurance or independently.

Apply for medical care for mothers and fathers with health insurance

Health insurance companies offer services for the prevention of diseases for mothers and fathers.

Apply for prenatal check-up

The health insurance covers the costs for early detection examinations and tests necessary during pregnancy.

Apply for prevention benefits for people with health insurance

Insured persons can find out from their health insurance company what prevention options are available. The health insurance companies provide quality-assured offers.

Apply for preventive and early detection examination for dental, oral and maxillofacial diseases

Dental care serves to examine teeth and oral cavity in detail in order to be able to detect and treat any dental, oral and jaw diseases at an early stage.

Apply for reimbursement for vaccinations

The statutory health insurance funds cover the costs of the vaccinations recommended by the Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO).

Apply for sickness benefit

The sickness benefit is intended to compensate the insured * for the loss of earnings. The duration and amount of sick pay are prescribed by law. In the event of illness, you a...

Apply for workplace health promotion benefits for those with health insurance

Health insurance companies offer benefits for occupational health management.

Applying for exemption from compulsory insurance due to a marginal employment relationship

If you are in marginal employment and earn less than 450 euros, you are not liable for health insurance.

Applying for health assistance during pregnancy and maternity

If you receive social assistance or basic income support, you will be supported during pregnancy and maternity leave.

Applying for help for children and young people at risk of development and with disabilities

If you need help with living expenses and do not have statutory or private health insurance, the social welfare provider will provide healthcare assistance. This includes ...

Arrange a mushroom consultation

You have collected mushrooms and do not know if you can eat them? Let us advise you.

Arrange a tropical suitability test

In the case of professional stays in tropical or subtropical areas, the employer is obliged to arrange occupational health precautions.

Counseling on HIV and other sexually transmitted infections

If you have questions about sexually transmitted diseases (e.g. AIDS), you can contact a counseling center near you. You can also get tested at many counseling centers. You ca...

Have the load limit for co-payments checked in the statutory health insurance

Co-payments for medicines, remedies and applications may not exceed two percent of the annual gross income.

Infection Protection Counseling Ebola

Ebola is a rare and life-threatening infectious disease. It belongs to the so-called viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHF) and is caused by the Ebola virus (EV). Ebola is subject to...

Information on corona vaccination centers and test stations

Here you will find information on coronavirus vaccination centers and coronavirus testing stations.

Registering for social insurance for self-employed artists and publicists

Self-employed artists and publicists are compulsorily insured for statutory pension, health and long-term care insurance via the Künstlersozialkasse (KSK). You must register with...

Request advice on infection control

The Public Health Service will provide you with general information about certain infectious diseases, e.g.: What should you do in an emergency? What are the transmission routes?...

Request health advice for families with infants

If you receive social assistance or basic security and have just had a baby, the social welfare office will bear the costs of counselling sessions.

Request water testing

Water is regularly checked in Germany. This applies to both drinking water and bathing water.

Submit a report for infection protection

The Infection Protection Act requires the reporting of certain pathogens as well as vaccine damage by doctors and laboratories.