• NOTE: VESTERÅLEN/LOFOTEN: Local restrictions may occur when traveling to certain municipalities in Vesterålen and Lofoten. Please contact the municipality of destination.
  • For update information and travel advice, see the Norwegian Institute of Public Health

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
For more information you can visit these pages:

You can also contact your embassy for more information.

Medical contact information in Norway

If you are experiencing symptoms like fever, sore throat, chest pain and breathing difficulties while in Norway, please stay in your hotel room/appartment and contact hotel guest service by telephone.

Don't go to hospital yourself, contact the service number and explain your situation. This is the best and most effective way to receive competent and prompt help.

Only contact the 24-hour Norwegian medical service if you are in need of medical assistance.

(+47) 116117


Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds using soap and warm water. Use hand sanitiser if you do not have access to water.To avoid the spread of the virus, make sure you:

  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue (not your hands) when sneezing or coughing, or cough into your albow.
  • Clean and disinfect regularly touched objects and surfaces to reduce the risk of spreading germs.
  • Keep distance of one meter to other people

You can find all the tips to avoid the spreading of the virus at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health's website.

The Official Tourist Information Office for Vesterålen is open and we are also happy to help you digitally!
Telephone: (+47) 76 11 14 80
E-mail: turistinfo@vestreg.no 

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