Special measures coronavirus

Covid Brussels

Covid-19 Test & Vaccination

1. Testing

New Covid testing rules have started on December 1st. The government prefers from now on rapid tests.

The pre-travel testing is taking place at our Meridien site.

Practical information:

  • Without appointment.
  • Monday to Friday from 13:00 to 16:00, except bank holidays.
  • Access: rue du Méridien 100 or rue du Moulin 25 (parking entrance) in 1210 Saint-Josse-Ten-Noode. The laboratory is located on the -1 floor.

In case you need to be hospitalized, testing differs depending on the situation.

  • On a planned admission, if you have no symptoms, there will be no automatic testing. However, there is an exception: if you are admitted to cardiac surgery and neurosurgery for an operation, then a test will be performed by us.
  • On an urgent admission, you will go through our emergency room and be tested if you have symptoms.
  • If you are admitted to the intensive care unit, you will also be tested if you have symptoms.
  • During an inpatient stay, you will no longer be automatically tested every week unless you have symptoms or 2 confirmed cases on the ward you are on.

PCR testing is maintained for all high-risk contacts, with a second test after 7 days and preventive isolation.
When a patient develops symptoms, he is routinely tested.

2. Covid vaccination

The Pachéco Vaccination Center definitively closed its doors on Friday, 17 March 2023.

Vaccination against Covid-19 continues in the Brussels Region: pharmacies, general practitioners, medical homes and partner medical centers.
More information here.

Visits to hospitalized patients

From 28 June, inpatient visits at our 3 sites can be resumed during the following visiting hours:

  • From 14:00 until 19:00
  • A few exceptions remain
  • Maximum 2 visitors per patient
  • The wearing of a mask, social distancing and hand washing before entering the room and after leaving the room remain recommended to all visitors, especially :
    • in case of respiratory symptoms (coughing, sneezing, sore throat, ...)
    • for immunocompromised patients

Règles Covid Clinique Saint-Jean Bruxelles

Consultations and exams, teleconsultations and emergencies

1. How to make an appointment?

If you have Covid-19 symptoms, do not come to the Clinic and cancel your appointment. If necessary, get in contact with your GP.

You are not able to come to the Clinic because of your health condition and you suffer from chronic issues? Teleconsultation can be a possibility for you. Get in contact with your doctor or with his/her medical secretariat.

2. Teleconsultation

If your doctor schedules a medical teleconsultation (consultation using videochat), you can read our TEAMS tele-consultation guide or view our tutorial.

3. Emergencies

For all emergencies, go to our emergency department at Rue du Marais.

What can I do if I don't feel well and have Covid-19 symptoms?

If your doctor has advised you to go to our emergency room, we remind you of the following important information:

  • wearing the mask is compulsory while you are waiting to be picked up;
  • the doctor will decide if your medical condition requires hospitalization;
  • If your symptoms worsen, we will be waiting for you again in the emergency room.

You don't have a general practitioner and you live in Brussels? You can call 1710 if you want to seek medical advice about your state of health in the context of the coronavirus pandemic.

Official websites to find more information about Covid-19