Information about the Coronavirus

Preventing transmission is the most important step to slow down the infection rate and avoid widespread illness. 

Health information

If you have questions about the Coronavirus, check Helsenorge or NIPH's website

Do you suspect infection?
If you have symptoms of the disease (respiratory infection, fever, cough, chest pain or difficulty breathing) / or have been with a person who has tested positive for the Coronavirus/ or recently returned from abroad: For citizens in Strand: Call your doctor during office hours, and make an appointment for testing. For tourists/ visitors: Contact Jørpeland legesenter, 51742100. In order not to infect others, it is important that you call first and not just show up.

How do you prevent infection?
Good hand hygiene is important to limit infection. Wash your hands with soap and water and have disinfectant products available if hand wash is not possible. Cough in your elbows or in paper tissue. Discard the paper after use.

Questions about corona?
Call the information hotline (Helsenorge): 815 55 015
Monday-Friday from 08:00 to 15:30

They can answer questions in English, Somali, Arabic, Polish and Urdu.

If you ar calling from abroad, call: +47 21 89 80 42


More information:

Helsenorge ( 

Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH)



Information about the Coronavirus in other Languages

Advice to persons who are infected/ or have been exposed to infection/ information about home quarantine