Information on coronavirus in various languages

Information about Covid-19 vaccine, infection prevention measures, symptoms, testing, where to get medical assistance, quarantine and isolation, travelling and events.



Coronavirus vaccination in Asker

The Municipality of Asker has started administering COVID-19 vaccinations.

Everyone over the age of 18 who wishes to be vaccinated must register to wait their turn.

If you have any questions or need an interpreter, please contact the Vaccination Hotline by phone: 66 71 59 50.

The COVID-19 vaccination is free.

Coronavirus vaccine information in other languages: english,litauisk,tigrinja, polsk, urdu, arabisk og somali

Local information about Coronavirus vaccine in Asker

Covid- 19 testing in Asker

Everyone with recent respiratory symptoms or other symptoms of COVID-19 should take a test. This also applies to close contacts of persons with detected infection, and those who have travelled abroad. 

Testing is free.

Call the local coronavirus hotline on (0047) 66 71 59 99, if you have questions.

Opening hours: Monday-Sunday, 08:30 - 15:15.

Order a Covid-19 test

Make an appointment

Test station 

Testing takes place in a test tent outside at Vardåsen.

Address: Vardefaret 40, 1388 Borgen.

You cannot show up for testing without having an appointment in advance.

Testing takes place from Monday to Saturday. The test station is closed on  Sundays.

Test results

  • You must stay at home and avoid infecting others while waiting for your test results.
  • You will be contacted and informed about the results as soon as your COVID-19 test has been analysed. This normally takes 1-3 days.
  • If we have not been in touch with you within three days, please call our coronavirus hotline: (0047) 66 71 59 99.
  • If you have a Norwegian personal identification number (personnummer) you can also find your test result online: 

What happens after test?

Information in English

Information in Polish

Information in Urdu

Information in Arabic

Information in Tigrinja

National helpline in various languages

Do you have any questions about COVID-19? The Directorate of Health's helpline is now available in English. Call 815 55 015, press #9+1

Masz pytanie dotyczace Covid-19( dziewietnascie )? Jest uruchomiona infolinia Dyrektoratu Zdrowia w jezyku polskim, dzwon 815 55 015, wybierz  #9+2

Miyaad wax su'aalo ah ka qabtaa ku saabsan covid-19 Agaasinka Caafimaadka Norway taleefanka macluumaadka hadda waa af-Soomaali! Wac 815 55 015, taabo #9+4

arabisk tekst om hjelpetelefonen
urdu tekst om telefon

Infection prevention measures

  • Keep at least one meter away from people not in your household
  • Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly
  • If you are feeling unwell, stay home and isolated

Information in other languages

What is a safe distance from other people?


If you develop symptoms such as a fever, cough, shortness of breath, loss of taste or smell, sore throat or feel sick, you should get tested.

Flowchart for COVID-19 testing due to symptoms. 

When sick children should stay at home child care and primary school (english). Other languages. 

When adolescents and adults stay home from school/ work and be tested for Covid-19? Other languages. 

Do you know who your close contacts are? 

Video in different languages

Travel advise

The quarantine regulations and infection control advice will be updated as new information becomes available. For travel abroad, it is important to familiarise yourself with the current advice for the area you want to travel to, and which regulations apply when you return to Norway. Be aware that travel recommendations can change quickly.

Infection control advice for travel and entry quarantine

Arrivals to Norway

These are the present restrictions for arrivals to Norway

General information

Information about the coronavirus in other languages from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health

Facts and advices on various themes concerning the coronavirus situation in Norway ( - brochures and videos in several languages.

Information in various language from Frivilligsentralene (Volunteers).

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