02/12/2021 Keep a distance from others; preferably one meter where possible. Avoid squeezing and shaking hands. Adults are asked to consider whether it is possible to reduce the number of close contacts. 12/2/2022: Restrictions repealed.
07/12/2021 Recommendation of a distance of 1 meter and increased use of the home office.; 13/12/2021 Everyone who can have a home office must have a home office.; 13/01/2022 Work from home when it is possible or work from the office with 1m distance. There is also recommendation for face masks and good ventilation.; 01/02/2022 It will no longer be a requirement to facilitate a home office. It is recommended that employers themselves assess how much home office is right at the individual workplace.; 12/02/2022 Normal operation is recommended in accordance with infection control recommendations for the population.;
28/07/2021. General infection control measures. Partly home office and flexible working hours. Increased presence in the workplace. It must be possible to keep a distance of 1 meter for everyone. Those who are protected do not have to keep their distance from others in the workplace; but should pay special attention to the unprotected in risk groups. The employer assesses to a greater extent whether a home office is necessary in light of the local risk of infection; 25/09/2021: The guide for teleworking is no longer valid. The employer must risk assess the risk of infection and plan measures; if the employees come into contact with infected people in the workplace or have a risk of infection.
18/06/2021: phase 3 of re-opening - Increased presence in the workplace. Partly home office and/or flexible working hours. The employer assesses to a greater extent whether a home office is necessary in light of the local risk of infection. General infection control measures. It must be possible to keep a distance of 1 meter for everyone. Those who are protected do not have to keep their distance from others in the workplace but should pay special attention to the unprotected risk groups; 25/09/2021: The guide for teleworking is no longer valid.
Situation 6 January. A news item has been published today on our website (in Norwegian): https://www.fhi.no/nyheter/2020/utbrudd-av-lungebetennelse-i-kina/. No travel restrictions are recommended.
27/05/2021: Norwegian government has establshied a three-step approach to reopening. 'The trade unions recommend that the first step in the reopening starts when the epidemic is under control. This means that infection and disease burden have been at a stable low level for about three weeks. The government is looking at three main areas to consider reopening: the development in the infection situation; capacity in the health service and how many have been vaccinated.'
Continuous: Since autumn 2020; Norway has a local approach to tightening or loosening measures based on the epidemiological situation; these are then an addition/strengthening to/of the established national measures.
As of at least 18/05/2020; guidance and recommendations of how to set up a safe workplace (distancing; homework; digital meetings) were provided. Teleworking is especially advised when community transmission is high and when public transport is known to be over its safe capacity. Workplaces are advised to conduct a risk assessment to determine the most optimal work set-up for employees. Recommendation to telework where possible; 04/01/2021 Home office for anyone who has the opportunity to do so. Municipalities can introduce stricter measures locally based on the transmission situation; Since January 2021: The government has established a three-level system for measures to be implemented in a municipality and surrounding municipalities in the event of an outbreak of infection. There are three measure levels: Measure level A; B and C; measure level A being the most stringent measures; while measure level C has the least strict measures. Governments keep website listing which municipalities are under a specific level and thus which measures apply. Link included above. From 18/06/2021 there is an increased presence in the workplace.