Advice for indoors and outside:
- Wash your hands with soap when you get home or when you visit someone.
- Work at home if possible. If necessary, you can also work at the office.
- If you are indoors, for example, at home or the office, open a window if you can.
The chance of you infecting each other is then smaller.
- It is no longer mandatory to keep a distance of 1.5 metres, but it is still a good idea.
A mask on public transport
A mask is mandatory in the following places:
- in the tram, bus, metro and train
- at the airport and on the plane
- in the taxi
A mask is no longer mandatory in other places.
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 from the age of 12 can make an appointment for a vaccination.
You can find more information about vaccination 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 coronavirus, make an appointment with your GP.
It is 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.
23 september 2021 – versie 30
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