Staying healthy

Many illnesses can be avoided through preventive care or treated well through early detection. Here you will find an overview of the statutory health insurance schemes’ advisory and preventive care offerings, from vaccinations to cancer screening to dental check-ups. You will also find information about how to prepare yourself for serious situations through an advance care directive or a lasting power of attorney.


Addiction counseling

If you yourself or someone else is affected by addiction, then you can get help and advice from addiction counseling.

AIDS counseling

If you have any questions about HIV/AIDS, there are various help and services available in Thuringia.

Apply for assistance for health during pregnancy and maternity

If you receive social assistance or basic benefits, you will be supported during pregnancy and maternity leave.

Child and Adolescent Medical Service/Child and Adolescent Dental Service

In cooperation with day care centers and schools, it is the task of the municipal health offices to support and promote the health of children and adolescents.

Drinking water monitoring

Here you can get information about drinking water monitoring.

Infection protection message

The Infection Protection Act requires the reporting of certain diseases (including suspected cases) and evidence of pathogens as well as vaccination injuries by physicians and laboratories.

Official medical assessment / examinations

In individual cases, the health authorities carry out examinations and assessments and draw up reports, certificates or attestations insofar as this is provided for or...

Organ Donation

If you wish to donate your organs after your death, you can indicate this on an organ donor card.

Provide aids to health

If you do not have health insurance and are receiving short-term living assistance, you may be eligible for health care assistance benefits.

Social assistance services as health counseling for families with infants

If you receive social welfare or basic income support and have just had a baby, the social welfare office will cover the cost of counseling sessions.


If you have questions about vaccinations, you can contact the health department.

Please select the desired service on the left.