Recommendations for indoors and outdoors
- Stay at least 1.5 metres from others at all times.
- Children under 13 are still allowed to be near each other and adults.
- Work from home as much as possible.
- You may have a maximum of 4 visitors at home a day.
- Outside, you can meet up with 3 other people.
Mask: mandatory for everyone 13 years and older
- Wear a mask in public buildings.
For example in shops and at the station.
- Wear a mask at school.
You may only remove the mask during lessons.
- Wear a mask on public transport.
If you have symptoms: Get tested and stay home
Get yourself tested for coronavirus and stay home if you have one or more of the following symptoms:
- > 37.5 °C
- shortness of breath
- sudden loss of taste or smell
- snotty nose
- sore throat
If you have a fever or shortness of breath, everyone who lives with you must also stay home.
A fever is when the body temperature is higher than 38 degrees.
The coronavirus test is free.
There are two ways to make an appointment:
- Online: visit www.coronatest.nl. You will need your DigiD.
- By phone: call 0800-1202.
Stay home until you receive the results from the GGD.
You must not receive visitors until you have received the results. The GGD will inform you when you are allowed to go out again.
A corona vaccine protects you against coronavirus.
The vaccine is injected into your upper arm.
The vaccine prevents you from getting (seriously) ill.
In the Netherlands, everyone 18 and older will receive an invitation for the vaccination.
It is not possible to vaccinate everyone at the same time.
You will receive an invitation at home when it’s your turn.
More information about the vaccine can be found on the Pharos website.
If you have symptoms of coronavirus, do not go straight to your GP. Call first.
If you have symptoms that are not related to corona, please call us then too. It’s important to get care when you need it.
Visit www.Thuisarts.nl/corona for more coronavirus information.
For other coronavirus questions,
What else can you do?
Here are some important tips:
Wash your hands with soap a few times a day. Wash between your fingers too.
Use paper handkerchiefs when you sneeze or blow your nose.
Sneeze and cough in your elbow.
Don't shake hands.
Deze begrijpelijke informatie is gebaseerd op de adviezen van Rijksoverheid.nl en Thuisarts.nl en is getest met taalambassadeurs van Stichting ABC.
4 juni 2021 – versie 26
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