Do you need information about the corona virus?

Do you have questions about the coronavirus and how you can prevent yourself and others from getting ill?


Advice for preventing infection:

Keep your distance!

  • Stay at home if you feel ill.
  • Stay at home if you have been told to (in quarantine or isolation).
  • If possible, try to maintain at least one metre between yourself and other people

See more: Information brochure to everyone who has been told to stay home.

Practise good hand hygiene!

  • Wash your hands often and thoroughly
    - when you been around other people
    - when you have been to the toilet
    - when you have coughed, sneezed or blown your nose
    - before cooking or eating.
  • Use a disinfectant if no soap and water are available.

Practise good respiratory hygiene!

  • Avoid coughing or sneezing on other people.
  • Cough into a paper tissue and then discard the tissue. Wash your hands afterwards!
  • If you do not have a paper tissue handy, cough into your bent elbow.

If you think you have been infected:

  • Everyone with a recently developed respiratory infection or other symptoms of COVID-19 should take a test. This also applies to close contacts of persons with detected infection and those who have travelled to areas with a high prevalence of COVID-19. Testing is free.
  • In Kvam municipality, it is recommended to contact the corona hotline of the municipal emergency medical service, 900 46 590. You may also call the national number 116 117. In life-threathening situations, call 113.
  • If you suspect you are infected, you must stay at home.

Keep yourself updated!

The authorities are asking everyone living or staying in Norway to read the important information and advice provided about coronavirus at fhi.no and helsenorge.no. This advice is updated regularly. The information is available in both Norwegian and English.

Information from the municipality of Kvam is posted on www.kvam.no/korona/, in Norwegian. If you find it difficult to understand, please ask someone you know for help.

Helsenorge.no

You will find the latest updated information at the website helsenorge.no. Here you will find facts, advice and information about symptoms, the incubation period, treatment, travel, arrangements and events and preventive measures. Find information on helsenorge.no.

The Norwegian Institute of Public Health

You will find the latest updated information at the website fhi.no. Here you will find facts, advice and information about symptoms, the incubation period, treatment, travel, arrangements and events and preventive measures. 

Find information on fhi.no.

The Directorate of Health information telephone 815 55 015

If you do not find answers to your questions, you can call the Directorate of Health’s information telephone. Here you will get answers to general questions, such as about which areas the virus is spreading in and which symptoms you should be aware of. Call the information telephone of the Directorate of Health 815 55 015