Information to guests in quarantine -what to DO and NOT to do

We are so sorry for the inconvenience of quarantine during your visit to the Lofoten Islands. We will however do our utmost to make the best of this unfortunate situation.

However the primary goal around the globe is to prevent further spread of the coronavirus pandemic. We ask our visitors to be loyal participants in this global effort to stop further spread of the virus and urge you to please respect the following while in quarantine in Lofoten.

Quarantine for guest showing NO symptoms of infection is not complete isolation, but it is necessary that you take precautions.

Here are some reminders about what to DO and what NOT to do:

You may enjoy the scenery outside and go for walks in town or in nature (remember general safety in nature), but keep a good distance to other people do not walk around in large groups.

You may visit local stores that are open, but keep this to a necessary minimum -do not enter stores or shopping malls in large groups., always keep a good distance to other people. Remember to be considerate to personnel working in shops, cafés and hospitality industry that remains open.

If you have a rental car you can drive around the island, but be considerate stay outdoors when stopping as much as possible.

Do NOT travel to other regions in Norway.

Do NOT use any public transport or taxi.

AVOID places (indoor and outdoor) where people gather. We have plenty of room outside in Lofoten keep a distance.

AVOID close encounters with other people keep a distance.

Please have in mind: If you show any symptoms of infection you are to immediately stay in full isolation in your room. Contact hotel staff our private host (i.e Airbnb) by phone. Thank you very much for your cooperation.

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Vestvågøy kommune, municipal government 16.03 2020