Corona: information in other languages

Corona vaccine

Until further notice, people living in Arendal will be contacted by phone about an appointment for vaccination. You do not need to contact the Municipality or your doctor to get on the waiting list.

The Corona vaccine is free.

Read more Coronavirus immunisation programme - Norwegian Institute of Public Health

National measures from January 19th 

  • Social distancing (stay with your family, max 5 visitors at home)
  • Avoid all unnecessary travel, domestic and abroad
  • Use home office if you can

Overview of rules and recommendations on helsenorge.no

The coronavirus situation

Read more on government.no

Corona testing

Should I get tested? Take the Coronavirus Self-Checker on helsenorge.no

Book a test

Book an appointment online 
Login: MinID eller BankID. I need help to login.

Call the test phone

91 34 89 71 
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 10:00 and 13:00 - 15:00.

The test is free of charge. We only test if you have the coronavirus, we do not take antibody tests. The test is a nose and throat test.

Testing is done at Moland park Longum, Hans Thornesvei 68. Remember that you must book an appointment, you can not arrive without an appointment.

Smittestopp app 

Smittestopp is an app from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health ("Folkehelsesinstituttet (FHI)" in Norwegian). The app is intended to help prevent coronavirus from spreading among the population and is completely voluntary to use. You must be 16 or older to use the app. Read more and download the app

Information from Norwegian Health authorities

Preventing the spread of the coronavirus is the most important step to slow down the infection rate and avoid widespread illness. With fewer people in need of medical care at the same point of time, our health and care services will be better able to care for those in need. We can all help to prevent the spread  - Thank you for contributing!

Quarantine and home isolation

On the Norwegian Institute of Public Health website you will find information about home quarantine and home isolation in several languages: engelsk, arabisk, dari, farsi, fransk, italiensk, kurmanji, litauisk, pashto, polsk, punjabi, russisk, somali, samisk (nord- og sørsamisk), sorani, spansk, tegalog, thai, tigrinja, tyrkisk, tysk, urdu og vietnamesisk. 

Quarantine on arrival in Norway 
Anyone arriving in Norway must stay at a quarantine hotel during the quarantine period. Information about quarantine hotels is distributed by the police at border crossings and other arrival points in Norway.
Information in several languages to travellers arriving in Norway.

Quarantine information to foreign nationals

Information from The Norwegian Directorate of Health

Videos from Norwegian Institute of Public Health 

Multilingual video campaign about the coronavirus

It is necessary that as many people as possible get information about the coronavirus. Here are videos in 20 different languages about the importance of the measures against corona virus. 
Watch the videos from Bergen municipality

Corona and mental health

Norwegian centre for violence and traumatic stress studies has advice on how to cope with the extraordinary measures the Norwegian government has taken to deal with the corona pandemic.
Visit the Norwegian centre for violence and traumatic stress studies website 

Schools and nurseries

Information from the department of education to parents with nursery children and school children in urdu, somali and russian is available on these pages.

Guide to appropriate infection control measures in businesses with one-to-one contact

Resources and websites