Information on Covid-19 in English

We urge everyone to use official, reliable information about the Covid-19 epidemic.

The Icelandic Directorate of Health, the Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management offer constantly updated information and rules at, where you can easily find out all of the following:

  • Icelandĺs response to Covid
  • How to avoid infection
  • Groups at risk
  • What to do if you think you are infected
  • Isolation and quarantine
  • Who to contact if you are in need of further assistance
  • ...and moreá

Local Covid Hotline

Your regional health care service, the Health Institution of East Iceland, has opened a special hotline for Covid-19 information and counselling. This service is available in both Icelandic and English and is open 8:30-12:00 and 12:30-15:30, Monday to Friday: 470-3066

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Austurbr˙ ses. Tjarnarbraut 39e,
700 Egilssta­ir, ═sland
kt. 640512-0160
SÝmi: 470 3800
Vefstjˇri: Esther Ísp Gunnarsdˇttir