Levels of measure for local outbreaks

Which municipalities are part of the different the levels of measure?

Measure-level A, particularly high level of measures 

 

Kindergartens, schools and higher education

  • Red level of operation in kindergartens and schools (primary and lower secondary level.
  • Digital teaching in upper secondary school.
  • The premises should be closed to all students at universities, colleges and vocational colleges. All employees should follow the general rules that apply in connection to work.

Recommendations

  • Visits and gatherings at home should be avoided. Necessary home care services and visits to persons who are seriously ill or dying can be carried out. If you live alone you can have one or two regular friends or one household visit or you can go visit them. Children in the same cohort at school (primary school level) or kindergarten can visit each other.
  • Travels that are not strictly necessary should be avoided. Travelling to and from work is considered necessary, when working from home is not feasible.
  • You can travel to a holiday property. Avoid traveling with others than those who are part of your own household. Make all purchases in your own municipality before you leave. Do not go to shops, restaurants or other venues where other people frequent in the local municipality.
  • Persons at an increased level of risk for a more serious progression or death if infected by the coronavirus should live a more sheltered life.
  • Businesses with one-to-one contact – e.g. hairdressers – should implement enhanced measures for infection control.
  • Enhanced measures should be implemented for public transport, such as making use of only 50% of the vehicle's capacity.
  • For those in transmission quarantine, testing for the coronavirus on day 7-10 of the quarantine period is recommended. Quarantine should be considered for members of the same household as a person who is defined as a close contact.

Rules

  • All events outside of your own home are prohibited, except for funerals. Digital events with a maximum of five persons present, in addition to the required personnel, can be carried out.
  • Organised sports and leisure activities both for children and adults are put on hold.
  • Working from home is compulsory for those who can.
  • Wearing a face mask is mandatory in situations where it is not possible to keep a distance of 1 meter to persons who not part of your own household, except when briefly passing by. This does not apply to children under the age of 12 years old, or to those who due to medical or other reasons are not able to wear a face mask. Face masks should be worn in public places such as:
    • Shops
    • Public transport
    • Indoor station areas
    • Venues serving food
    • Common areas in shopping malls
    • Venues for cultural, sports or leisure activities
    • Funerals in houses of faith and worship
    • Taxi passenger should wear a face mask and the driver should wear a face mask whenever there is a passenger in the taxi.
  • Venues serving food or alcohol should be closed yet take-away service is allowed.
  • Ban on serving alcohol at all venues serving food or alcohol.
  • The following businesses and locations should be closed:
    • Shops and warehouses (see below for exceptions).
    • Gyms
    • Houses of faith and worship, except for funerals
    • Amusement parks, bingo halls, gaming alleys, indoor amusement parks and playgrounds, bowling alleys and similar venues for leisure and entertainment.
    • Museums
    • Cinemas, theatres, concert halls and similar cultural and entertainment venues.
    • Swimming pools and water parks, spas, hotel pools and similar
    • Other similar venues where people gather for cultural, entertainment or leisure activities.
  • The following businesses and shops can stay open:
    • Grocery stores, including kiosks, health food stores and other shops that mainly offer foodstuff
    • Outlets that primarily sell pet food and other necessities for pets
    • Pharmacies
    • Outlets selling nursing and health care supplies (bandagists)
    • Opticians
    • Vinmonopolet
    • Businesses such as hairdresser, dermatologist, tattoo artist, etc.
    • Health care related businesses such as physiotherapists, chiropractors, podiatrists, etc.
    • Petrol stations
    • Outlets selling products for agriculture and animal husbandry
    • Warehouses and the wholesale-sections of shops that supply carpenters, electricians, plumbers, painters and similar crafts

Read more about measure-level A and information for specific sectors and occupational groups at helsedirektoratet.no (in Norwegian).

Measure-level B, high level of measures 

 

Kindergartens, schools and higher education

  • Yellow level of operation in kindergartens and schools (primary and lower secondary level.
  • Red level of operation in upper secondary school.
  • The premises should be closed to all students at universities, colleges and vocational colleges. All employees should follow the general rules that apply in connection to work.

Recommendations

  • Visits and gatherings at home should be avoided. Necessary home care services and visits to persons who are seriously ill or dying can be carried out. If you live alone you can have one or two regular friends or one household visit or you can go visit them. Children in the same cohort at school (primary school level) or kindergarten can visit each other.
  • Travels that are not strictly necessary should be avoided. Travelling to and from work is considered necessary, when working from home is not feasible.
  • You can travel to a holiday property. Avoid traveling with others than those who are part of your own household. Make all purchases in your own municipality before you leave. Do not go to shops, restaurants or other venues where other people frequent in the local municipality.
  • Persons at an increased level of risk for a more serious progression or death if infected by the coronavirus should live a more sheltered life.
  • Businesses with one-to-one contact – e.g. hairdressers – should implement enhanced measures for infection control.
  • Enhanced measures should be implemented for public transport, such as making use of only 50% of the vehicle's capacity.
  • For those in transmission quarantine, testing for the coronavirus on day 7-10 of the quarantine period is recommended. Quarantine should be considered for members of the same household as a person who is defined as a close contact.

Rules

  • Organised sports and leisure activities are put on hold for adults above the age of 20 years old. Organized training for top athletes is allowed.
  • Working from home is compulsory for those who can.
  • Wearing a face mask is mandatory in situations where it is not possible to keep a distance of 1 meter to persons who not part of your own household, except when briefly passing by. This does not apply to children under the age of 12 years old, or to those who due to medical or other reasons are not able to wear a face mask. Face masks should be worn in public places such as:
    • Shops
    • Public transport
    • Indoor station areas
    • Venues serving food
    • Common areas in shopping malls
    • Venues for cultural, sports or leisure activities
    • Funerals in houses of faith and worship
    • Taxi passenger should wear a face mask and the driver should wear a face mask whenever there is a passenger in the taxi.
  • Ban on serving alcohol at all venues serving food or alcohol.
  • The following businesses and locations should be closed:
    • Shops in shopping centres/malls and warehouses (see below for exceptions).
    • Gyms
    • Amusement parks, bingo halls, gaming alleys, indoor amusement parks and playgrounds, bowling alleys and similar venues for leisure and entertainment.
    • Museums
    • Cinemas, theatres, concert halls and similar cultural and entertainment venues.
  • Swimming pools and water parks, spas, hotel pools and similar with the exception of swimming in school, organized swimming courses and swimming practise for those under the age of 20 years old and for rehabilitation, training and treatment on an individual level.
    • Other similar venues where people gather for cultural, entertainment or leisure activities for adults above the age of 20 years old.
  • The following businesses and shops can stay open:
    • Individual stores that are not or located in or linked to a shopping centre or warehouse.
    • Grocery stores, including kiosks, health food stores and other shops that mainly offer foodstuff
    • Outlets that primarily sell pet food and other necessities for pets
    • Pharmacies
    • Outlets selling nursing and health care supplies (bandagists)
    • Opticians
    • Vinmonopolet
    • Venues serving food
    • Businesses such as hairdresser, dermatologist, tattoo artist, etc.
    • Health care related businesses such as physiotherapists, chiropractors, podiatrists, etc.
    • Swimming pools and water parks, spas, hotel pools and similar with the exception of swimming in school, organized swimming courses and swimming practise for those under the age of 20 years old and for rehabilitation, training and treatment on an individual level.
    • Libraries
    • Petrol stations
    • Outlets selling products for agriculture and animal husbandry
    • Warehouses and the wholesale-sections of shops that supply carpenters, electricians, plumbers, painters and similar crafts
    • Shops can stay open for customers to pick up pre-ordered products, if organized in a way that complies with guidelines for infection control.

Read more about measure-level B and information for specific sectors and occupational groups at helsedirektoratet.no (in Norwegian).

Measure-level C, fairly high level of measures 

Kindergartens, schools and higher education

  • Yellow level of operation in kindergartens and schools (primary and secondary level.
  • The premises should be closed to all students at universities, colleges and vocational colleges. This also applies to adults in primary/secondary school and those who receive training in accordance with the introduction programme. All employees should follow the general rules that apply in connection to work.
  • The institutions may make exceptions in cases where access to the premises is essential for students who need to run experiments or skills training that cannot otherwise be completed digitally, and where this is required for their study progression.

Recommendations

  • Travels that are not strictly necessary should be avoided. Travelling to and from work is considered necessary, when working from home is not feasible.
  • You can travel to a holiday property. Avoid traveling with others than those who are part of your own household. Make all purchases in your own municipality before you leave. Do not go to shops, restaurants or other venues where other people frequent in the local municipality.
  • Persons at an increased level of risk for a more serious progression or death if infected by the coronavirus should live a more sheltered life.
  • Businesses with one-to-one contact – e.g. hairdressers – should implement enhanced measures for infection control.
  • Enhanced measures should be implemented for public transport, such as making use of only 50% of the vehicle's capacity.
  • For those in transmission quarantine, testing for the coronavirus on day 7-10 of the quarantine period is recommended. Quarantine should be considered for members of the same household as a person who is defined as a close contact.

Rules

  • All events outside of your own home are prohibited, except for funerals. Digital events with a maximum of five persons present, in addition to the required personnel, can be carried out.
  • Organised sports and leisure activities are put on hold for adults above the age of 20 years old. Organized training for top athletes is allowed.
  • Working from home is compulsory for those who can.
  • Wearing a face mask is mandatory in situations where it is not possible to keep a distance of 1 meter to persons who not part of your own household, except when briefly passing by. This does not apply to children under the age of 12 years old, or to those who due to medical or other reasons are not able to wear a face mask. Face masks should be worn in public places such as:
    • Shops
    • Public transport
    • Indoor station areas
    • Venues serving food
    • Common areas in shopping malls
    • Venues for cultural, sports or leisure activities
    • Funerals in houses of faith and worship
    • Taxi passenger should wear a face mask and the driver should wear a face mask whenever there is a passenger in the taxi.
  • Ban on serving alcohol at all venues serving food or alcohol.
  • The following businesses and locations should be closed:
    • Shops in shopping centres/malls and warehouses (see below for exceptions).
    • Gyms
    • Houses of faith and worship, except for funerals
    • Amusement parks, bingo halls, gaming alleys, indoor amusement parks and playgrounds, bowling alleys and similar venues for leisure and entertainment.
    • Museums
    • Cinemas, theatres, concert halls and similar cultural and entertainment venues.
    • Swimming pools and water parks, spas, hotel pools and similar with the exception of swimming in school, organized swimming courses and swimming practise for those under the age of 20 years old and for rehabilitation, training and treatment on an individual level.
    • Other similar venues where people gather for cultural, entertainment or leisure activities for adults above the age of 20 years old.
  • The following businesses and shops can stay open:
    • Individual stores that are not or located in or linked to a shopping centre or warehouse.
    • Grocery stores, including kiosks, health food stores and other shops that mainly offer foodstuff
    • Outlets that primarily sell pet food and other necessities for pets
    • Pharmacies
    • Outlets selling nursing and health care supplies (bandagists)
    • Opticians
    • Vinmonopolet
    • Venues serving food
    • Businesses such as hairdresser, dermatologist, tattoo artist, etc.
    • Health care related businesses such as physiotherapists, chiropractors, podiatrists, etc.
    • Swimming pools and water parks, spas, hotel pools and similar can stay open for swimming in school, organized swimming courses and swimming practise for those under the age of 20 years old and for rehabilitation, training and treatment on an individual level.
    • Libraries
    • Petrol stations
    • Outlets selling products for agriculture and animal husbandry
    • Warehouses and the wholesale-sections of shops that supply carpenters, electricians, plumbers, painters and similar crafts
    • Shops can stay open for customers to pick up pre-ordered products, if organized in a way that complies with guidelines for infection control.

Read more about measure-level C and information for specific sectors and occupational groups at helsedirektoratet.no (in Norwegian).

Measure-level D, somewhat high level of measures 

Kindergartens, schools and higher education

  • Yellow level of operation in kindergartens and schools (primary and secondary level.
  • The premises should be closed to all students at universities, colleges and vocational colleges. This also applies to adults in primary/secondary school and those who receive training in accordance with the introduction programme. All employees should follow the general rules that apply in connection to work.
  • The institutions may make exceptions in cases where access to the premises is essential for students who need to run experiments or skills training that cannot otherwise be completed digitally, and where this is required for their study progression.

Recommendations

  • Travels that are not strictly necessary should be avoided. Travelling to and from work is considered necessary, when working from home is not feasible.
  • You can travel to a holiday property. Avoid traveling with others than those who are part of your own household. Make all purchases in your own municipality before you leave. Do not go to shops, restaurants or other venues where other people frequent in the local municipality.
  • Persons at an increased level of risk for a more serious progression or death if infected by the coronavirus should live a more sheltered life.
  • Businesses with one-to-one contact – e.g. hairdressers – should implement enhanced measures for infection control.
  • Enhanced measures should be implemented for public transport, such as making use of only 50% of the vehicle's capacity.
  • For those in transmission quarantine, testing for the coronavirus on day 7-10 of the quarantine period is recommended. Quarantine should be considered for members of the same household as a person who is defined as a close contact.

Rules

  • Working from home is compulsory for those who can.
  • Wearing a face mask is mandatory in situations where it is not possible to keep a distance of 1 meter to persons who not part of your own household, except when briefly passing by. This does not apply to children under the age of 12 years old, or to those who due to medical or other reasons are not able to wear a face mask. Face masks should be worn in public places such as:
    • Shops
    • Public transport
    • Indoor station areas
    • Venues serving food
    • Common areas in shopping malls
    • Venues for cultural, sports or leisure activities
    • Funerals in houses of faith and worship
    • Taxi passenger should wear a face mask and the driver should wear a face mask whenever there is a passenger in the taxi.
  • Ban on serving alcohol at all venues serving food or alcohol.
  • The following businesses and locations should be closed:
    • Shops in shopping centres/malls and warehouses (see below for exceptions).
    • Amusement parks, bingo halls, gaming alleys, indoor amusement parks and playgrounds, bowling alleys and similar venues for leisure and entertainment.
    • Museums
    • Cinemas, theatres, concert halls and similar cultural and entertainment venues.
    • Swimming pools and water parks, spas, hotel pools and similar with the exception of swimming in school, organized swimming courses and swimming practise for those under the age of 20 years old and for rehabilitation, training and treatment on an individual level.
    • Other similar venues where people gather for cultural, entertainment or leisure activities for adults above the age of 20 years old.
  • The following businesses and shops can stay open:
    • Individual stores that are not or located in or linked to a shopping centre or warehouse.
    • Grocery stores, including kiosks, health food stores and other shops that mainly offer foodstuff
    • Outlets that primarily sell pet food and other necessities for pets
    • Pharmacies
    • Outlets selling nursing and health care supplies (bandagists)
    • Opticians
    • Vinmonopolet
    • Venues serving food
    • Businesses such as hairdresser, dermatologist, tattoo artist, etc.
    • Health care related businesses such as physiotherapists, chiropractors, podiatrists, etc.
    • Treningssenter, men bare for personer som bor i kommunen.
    • Swimming pools and water parks, spas, hotel pools and similar can stay open for swimming in school, organized swimming courses and swimming practise for those under the age of 20 years old and for rehabilitation, training and treatment on an individual level.
    • Public venues and businesses can stay open for adults for outdoors activities
    • Libraries
    • Petrol stations
    • Outlets selling products for agriculture and animal husbandry
    • Warehouses and the wholesale-sections of shops that supply carpenters, electricians, plumbers, painters and similar crafts
    • Shops can stay open for customers to pick up pre-ordered products, if organized in a way that complies with guidelines for infection control.

Read more about measure-level D and information for specific sectors and occupational groups at helsedirektoratet.no (in Norwegian).