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:

  • Iceland’s 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 more

Local Covid Hotline#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