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Information about coronavirus in other languages

Information about coronavirus in other languages

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


  • Do you think you might have Covid-19? Please isolate yourself from other people and call 61 15 89 11 to book a corona test. The phone is open 08.30-11:30 and 12:00-15:00 on weekdays.  You can also book corona test online.
  • Coronavirus vaccine: If you have a mobile phone, you will receive an SMS (text message) when it is your turn to be vaccinated.
  • Gjøvik is follows national restrictions. 
  • Do you have any questions about Covid-19? Call 815 55 015. The health authorities' information telephone about corona is now available in the languages ​​Polish, Arabic, Urdu and Somali, in addition to Norwegian and English.
  • Govervemt.no - Corona information in other lanuages - Press conferences, news and press releases, and information from the Government in several languages.

National restrictions.

Gjøvik is follows national restrictions. 

This is how you will be vaccinated in Gjøvik

In the coming weeks all inhabitants in Gjøvik will receive an offer to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

If you have a mobile phone, you will receive an SMS (text message) when it is your turn to be vaccinated. This message, which will be in Norwegian, is important. If you do not understand what it says, you must ask someone to help you translate it.

  • The vaccine is free for all.
  •  It is important that you attend at the stipulated time, don’t be late!
  • Gjøvik local authority will carry out the vaccination in Gjøvikhallen in Niels Ødegaards gate 7, 2815 Gjøvik
  • You must be healthy when you come for your vaccination, and you must wear a mask
  • In Gjøvik are we vaccinated with Comirnaty (BioNTech and Pfizer).

Quick guide to the coronaviruis vaccine 

If you suspect that you have Covid-19 disease

If you are sick, stay at home. You should be tested if you have symptoms of COVID-19.

You should be tested if you have symptoms of Covid-19.

These posters about symptoms and testing can be downloaded and printed:

What happens after I take the test?

After taking the test you must stay in home quarantine until the the results are ready. Your testresults will be ready in 1-3 days.

If your test is negative (no coronavirus), you can return to work og school with mild symptoms once you have a normal temperature and feel healthy.

Please comply with the current quarantine and isolation regulations.

What happens if I test positive (have Covid-19)?

If your test confirms Covid-19 disease, the helthcare service will contact you. You will have to isolate at home, and the health care service will start tracking possible transmission of covid-19 among your close contacts.

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. 

Events and social gatherings

Even though there are many restrictions, it is possible to get together both at home and outside of home for celebrations, occasions to be marked or if we want to gather for private events.

Some might wonder how many people can be together, how to go about serving food at private events and whether grandparents can spend time with their grandchildren. 

Advice for events and social gatherings.

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