Information in other languages

Kjenner du noen som kan ha behov for informasjon som ikke har norsk som morsmål? Da kan du formidle at det er laget brosjyre og video med generell informasjon om koronavirus på flere språk  og brosjyre om litt, mye eller helt avstand.

Local regulations

Update May 27th

The local regulations on infection control measures have been repealed, with effect on Thursday May 27th at 16:00.
Risør municipality follows national rules and guidelines.

Published May 14th

On May 13th, the City Council of Risør Municipality decided a local regulation on infection control measures to prevent and counteract the transmission of the coronavirus. The regulation enters into force at 22:00 May 14th, and applies until and including Friday May 28th 2021.

Press release and regulation in arabic

) لبلدية ريسور.SARS Cov-2اللوائح الخاصة بإجراءات مكافحة العدوى ومكافحة انتقال فيروس كورونا(

Press release in arabic (PDF, 128 kB)

Regulation in arabic (PDF, 235 kB)

Press release and regulation in tigrinja

መምርሒታት ብዛዕባ ምቍጽጻርን ምክልኻልን ለብዒ ኮሮናቫይስ (SARS CoV-2) ኣብ ምምሕዳር ከተማ ሪሶር።

Press release in tigrinja (PDF, 156 kB)

Regulation in tigrinja (PDF, 223 kB)

Press release and regulation in dari

برای شھرداری یا (SARS CoV- مقررات مربوط بھ اقدامات کنترل عفونت برای جلوگیری و مقابلھ با انتقال ویروس کرونا ( 2

Press release in dari (PDF, 149 kB)

Regulation in dari (PDF, 244 kB)

Press release and regulation in somali

Qoralka lo so bandhigay sharciga ku yaala Qamuuska Corona- Covid19, oo logu’talagalay ka hortaga isqaadsiinta cudurka Corona Covid o ay so bandhigeen gobolka Risør.

Press release in somali (PDF, 44 kB)

Regulation in somali (PDF, 114 kB)

National measures and restrictions

The government is now starting with the first step in the reopening plan. The new measures apply from midnight, night to Friday April 16th. 

Overview of rules and recommendations until 15th April -

The new measures do not replace stricter local measures. In other words, the strictest measures apply, whether they are national or local.

Corona vaccine

Until further notice, people living in Risør will be contacted by phone about an appointment for vaccination. You do not need to contact the Municipality or your doctor to get on the waiting list.

The Corona vaccine is free.

Read more Coronavirus immunisation programme - Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Smittestopp app 

Smittestopp is an app from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health ("Folkehelsesinstituttet (FHI)" in Norwegian). The app is intended to help prevent coronavirus from spreading among the population and is completely voluntary to use. You must be 16 or older to use the app. Read more and download the app.
ما هو Smittestopp ؟
Czym jest Smittestopp?
Kas yra Smittestopp?
Kas ir Smittestopp?
Waa maxay er Smittestopp?

Corona testing

Call the test phone: 480 29 544
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 08:30 - 10:00. 

The test is free of charge. We only test if you have the coronavirus, we do not take antibody tests. The test is a nose and throat test.

Norwegian Institute of Public Health

General information about coronavirus in other languages
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.

Information from

Preventing the spread of the coronavirus is the most important step to slow down the infection rate and avoid widespread illness. With fewer people in need of medical care at the same point of time, our health and care services will be better able to care for those in need. We can all help to prevent the spread  - Thank you for contributing!
Read more:

Useful websites in other languages

Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDi) 
Corona pandemic: Useful websites in other languages

Information from Mayor Per Kristian Lunden to all immigrants

Published April 2020

Click here to watch information from Mayor Per Kristian Lunden to all immigrants in arabic, somali, swahili and tigrinja.


Endringslogg: 14.05 kl. 11:00 Lagt til lokal forskrift fra 13. mai på arabisk, tigrinja, dari og somalisk. Lagt videomeldinger fra 2020 i egen artikkel.