OPSI COVID-19 Innovative Response Tracker

Czech Ministry of Health provides a daily updated official COVID-19 epidemic information

Innovative response

In the Czech Republic, the Ministry of Health has built a dedicated website on COVID-19 situation providing all important contact details, guidelines, recommendations and information on extraordinary measures related to pandemic situation. Relevant and up-to-date information is available in Czech and English. Besides being a central official information resource for public, the portal provides a collaboration platform for public administration and private companies to help health care workers and to make their life easier in these difficult times. There is a mobile application available for iOS and Android to provide users with key and regularly updated facts in a handy way. The Chatbot “Virtual nurse Anezka” makes navigation through the portal easier.

More information about Portal: https://koronavirus.mzcr.cz/en/

Specific issues addressed and anticipated impact

This portal is a part of a broader communication strategy of the government. It provides citizens information and support in easy-to-understand form, prevents citizens from unnecessary panic and educates them about effective behaviours.

Organisations/institutions involved

Ministry of Health

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Issues being addressed:

  • Information and practice sharing (with public and/or internal)
  • Resource management and mobilisation