Status reports on coronavirus measures
26 January: As of 27 January, residents must book an appointment for a PCR test at City of Oslo test centres
Press release: To ensure greater certainty for both residents and staff at test centres, the Department of Health now requires the public to book appointments for PCR tests at all municipal test centres.
28. January 2022
10 January: The City of Oslo expands walk-in service for booster vaccinations
Press release: All residents in Oslo over the age of 45 can now receive a booster dose on a walk-in basis, and more vaccination centres are offering walk-in services to residents between the ages of 18 and 44.
12. January 2022
5 January: All residents of Oslo between the ages of 18 and 44 can now get a booster dose at Stovner Vaccination Centre
Press release: As of Thursday, 6 January, everyone between the ages of 18 and 44 can come to the Stovner Vaccination Centre for a booster dose. This walk-in service is offered to all residents in this age group, regardless of their district.
6. January 2022
16 December: This is how the City of Oslo will distribute self-testing kits
Press release: The infection rate is currently soaring, and there is a high demand for self-testing kits in Oslo. This week the City of Oslo has distributed more than 500,000 self-testing kits, obtained from the Norwegian Directorate of Health. These will be distributed based on the order of priority stated by national authorities.
17. December 2021
15 Desember: Full digital teaching until the Christmas holidays
Press release: Full digital teaching will be in effect from Friday 17 December for primary and secondary schools and adult education. Children in vulnerable life situations and children whose parents are critical workers will still be offered normal school services.
16. December 2021
13 Desember: Red and yellow levels for kindergartens and schools in Oslo
Press release: – The COVID-19 infection rate among children and young people in Oslo is rising and the situation is more serious than ever. It is therefore crucial that we implement stronger measures that will also allow us to keep kindergartens and schools open, says Sunniva Holmås Eidsvoll, Vice Mayor for Education and Child Services.
14. December 2021
6 Desember: Covid testing stations in Oslo are very busy
Press release: Many people want to get tested at the moment, and you may have a long wait at one of Oslo’s drop-in testing stations. Oslo City Council therefore urges residents to book an appointment in advance and arrive at the time they have been allocated. You will get an appointment if you have booked, but please be patient. Those who still want to take a test at a drop-in or mobile centre are recommended to do so outside of the most popular times. The three municipal test stations are open weekdays from 8 am to 9 pm.
6. December 2021