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VLIZ and corona COVID-19

Added on 2020-06-01
To contain the second corona wave, VLIZ is taking measures. Visitors are temporarily not allowed in the offices of VLIZ, including the library. The Marine Station Ostend is exceptionally accessible to third parties, but only by appointment. Most of our employees work from home, but they remain accessible. The VLIZ offices, including the library and the Marine Station Ostend, are currently only open to visitors by appointment. Many employees regularly work from home to respect the measures, but they remain available.

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in accordance with governmental guidelines, VLIZ is taking various measures to protect the health and safety of our employees and their contacts, as well as to limit the impact on the continuity of our activities and our cooperation with partners.

VLIZ remains committed in marine science, but the vast majority of its employees is working from home. If you have any questions, please consult your trusted contact persons. On our website you can find their mobile number and e-mail on the staff page. In case you need another VLIZ service, please consult the webpage on our services.

The offices of VLIZ, including the library, are temporarily not open to visitors. In certain cases, the Marine Station Ostend is accessible to scientists from other institutions, however only by appointment.

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