Information about the coronavirus

SiA is closely monitoring the situation and as a preventive measure, SiA has implemented additional cleaning protocols and re-prioritized cleaning in all our departments.
At present, the advice from national health authorities is to maintain normal activities and to follow general advice on infection hygiene.

Here's how to prevent coronacontagion

Coughing and sneezing

  • Use paper towel in front of mouth and nose
  • Discard the paper handkerchiefafter use
  • Wash your handsregularly
  • Cough/ sneeze into the elbow if you do not have paper available

Handwash routines

  • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly, especially when you are out among people
  • Moisten your hands
  • Use enough soap
  • Rub thoroughly onthe surface ofboth hands. Remember the back of your hands
  • Rinse your hands
  • Dry your hands thoroughly with paper and use the paper towel to turn off the sink
  • Use hand sanitizer when hand washing is not possible, for example when traveling

Travel advice

Follow the information and recommendations of theNorwegian authorities, and check with them frequently for updates.

Additional advice for those who have been to an infected area

  • Follow instructions from local authorities.
  • If you feel unwell, do not hesitate to seek medical advice.
  • Follow recommended hygiene measures.

Do you have symptoms?

  • Adhere to advice from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health about what to do
  • You can read NAV's (Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration) sick leave guidelines for the coronavirus

Who do you contact?

  • For general information Helsenorges (Health care service Norway) number for information 815 55 015.
  • If you think you are infected with corona: Call your GP or emergency departmenton116117. Important: Do not visit your doctor or emergency department, but stay home andcommunicate over the telephone.
  • Contact point at SiA: sia@sia.noor 40 00 10 18
  • Contact point at UiA: hjelp@uia.noor 38 14 10 00

Resources

Facts about the coronavirus (fhi.no)

The Norwegian Directorate of Health’s information about measures (helsedirektoratet.no)

Health care services Norway information about corona (helsenorge.no)