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Information about corona virus

IN SHORT

  • Do you think you might have Covid-19?
    You can take a quick test if you have new symptoms of covid-19 or are in close contact with an infected person.
  • If the quick test is positive, you must order a PCR-test at the municipality's test station. Call 51 91 40 30 to book a corona test. The phone is open 10.00 – 14.00 on weekdays and 10.00–14.00 Saturdays and Sundays.
  • If you are a Norwegian citizen you can book a test appointment online at helsenorge.no.
  • The test centre is located at Stavanger Forum, Tjensvoll. 
Covid 19

Vaccine against coronavirus

Taking the Covid vaccine is the best way to stop the pandemic. The vaccines are safe and provide good protection.

More on vaccination: Visit this page and change the language in the top menu to translate the content.

Advice and information about the new coronavirus disease COVID-19 from FHI.

How many Covid-19 cases are there in Stavanger?

This page lists current confirmed cases (in Norwegian only).

Rules and recommendations

From 2. desember it is mandatory to wear a face covering on public transport, in taxis, shops, and in shopping centres if it is not possible to keep a distance.

More on covid-19: Visit this page and change the language in the top menu to translate the content.

How do I order a corona test?

You can take a quick test if you have new symptoms of covid-19 or are in close contact with an infected person. Buy the CE marked quick test at a pharmacy /shop, or get one at the municipality's distribution points. 

If the quick test is positive, you must report to the infection tracking team on mobile 477 81 641 at 9–22 (closed for lunch 11.30–12.30), and book a PCR-test.

If you are a Norwegian citizen, with a Norwegian birth and social security number, you can book a PCR-test online at helsenorge.no via ID-porten, othervise call 51 91 40 30 kl. 12–14 (Monday-Saturday).

In the event of a positive PCR test, you will be contacted by the municipality's infection detection team.

More on covid-19: Visit this page and change the language in the top menu to translate the content.

What happens after I take the PCR-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 or school with mild symptoms once you have a normal temperature and feel healthy.

Please comply with current quarantine and isolation regulations.

How do I get the test result?

Your coronavirus test results will be made available to you at helsenorge.no as soon as your sample is analysed and reported (typically one to two days after your sample was taken).

If you are unable to log on to helsenorge.no you will only be contacted if your test comes back positive. Some laboratories may provide alternative solutions other than helsenorge.no for presenting your test result, in which case you will be informed about the routines.

If your test result comes back negative (no coronavirus detected) you can go back to work/school provided your general condition is good (you feel well with no fever). This applies even if some symptoms of a respiratory infection still linger.

If your test result comes back positive, you will be contacted by the local municipality and placed in isolation.

If you are in need of medical care, please contact your GP.
If you are a tourist/visiter and don`t have a GP or need urgent care, please contact the Emergency Room, 116 117.

Health information phone

If you have questions about the new corona virus and cannot find answers on FHI's website, you can call the Directorate of Health's information phone 815 55 00.

Are you visiting Stavanger?

If you feel ill/have Covid-19 symptoms and need a medical examination, please call 116 117 (the Emergency Room). It is important that you call first and don`t just show up in order to prevent the spread of the disease.

Symptoms of the disease are respiratory infection (fever, cough, chest pain or difficulty breathing).