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Answers to the most frequently asked questions about the health effects and behaviour in connection with the coronavirus can always be found up-to-date on the pages of the Robert Koch Institute.

At the bottom of this page you will find answers to frequently asked questions about measures, offers and help from the city of Bremerhaven.

Question: Are the waste stations in Bremerhaven still open?

Answer: No, in Bremerhaven the following waste stations are closed:

  • Waste reception facility at the waste-to-energy plant, Zur Hexenbrücke 16, 27570 Bremerhaven
  • Garden waste facilities at the Grauer Wall landfill, Wurster Straße 222, 27580 Bremerhaven as well as
  • Waste disposal at Richard Bauer Rohstoff-Großhandel, Weißenstein 2, 27574 Bremerhaven.

This also affects the mobile hazardous waste collection.

So far, this does not affect the municipal waste collection and container services (emptying of containers). For updates please check this site and/or in the local newspaper.

Question: Do the municipal authorities of Bremerhaven plan to issue a curfew?

Answer: No, the municipal authorities of Bremerhaven do NOT plan to issue a curfew.

The coronavirus does not affect Bremerhaven any worse or in a different manner than other cities. A curfew may be issued by the federal or state government and usually would not be ordered for individual cities, but nationwide.

Please check current newspapers for updates in this regard.

Question: Will sheltered workshops in Bremerhaven remain open?

Answer: No, sheltered workshops will be closed as of Friday March 20th, 2020 until further notice. This applies to the following facilities:

  • Lebenshilfe e. V., Adolf-Kolping-Str. 29,  27578 Bremerhaven and 
  • Elbe-Weser-Welten Gemeinnützige GmbH, Mecklenburger Weg 42, 27578 Bremerhaven

Question: Are restaurants, taverns and such still open to the public?

Answer: No. Although restaurants and other public catering places do not have to close in general it is no longer permitted to consume food and drinks inside aforementioned locations in Bremen as of March 21st 2020, and according to the „Bremer Innensenator“ (senator for interior matters of the Federal State of Bremen). The municipal authorities of Bremerhaven also issued a general decree in this regard. However, delivery and take away of meals is still permitted.

Question: Has this year’s future day been canceled?

Answer: Yes, due to the coronavirus crisis this year’s future day (Girls’ Day and Boys’ Day) scheduled for March 26th 2020 has been canceled nationwide. All participating partners such as public and private companies are equally affected.

The next future day is expected to take place on April 22nd, 2021. The Competence Center Technology-Diversity-Chancengleichheit e. V. alliance (supported by the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth as well as the Federal Ministry of Education and Research) is in charge of further information which can be found under the following links: