COVID-19: Guidelines for border management measures to protect health and ensure the availability of goods and essential services

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Publication Date 16/03/2020
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Guidelines presented by the European Commission on 16 March 2020 on health-related border management measures in the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.

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The aim of these guidelines is to protect citizens' health, ensure the right treatment of people who do have to travel, and make sure essential goods and services remain available. TheĀ guidelines set out principles for an integrated approach to an effective border management to protect health while preserving the integrity of the internal market.

These guidelines were endorsed by members of the European Council on 17 March.

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European Commission: Press Release, 16/03/2020: COVID-19: Commission presents guidelines for border measures to protect health and keep goods and essential services available

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