Important information about Coronavirus Advice and information regarding Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease COVID-19. Nord University adheres to the updated advice of health authorities and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. By:Communications Unit Published:04. March 2020 kl. 00:00 Updated:26. March 2020 kl. 16:00 >> Information for students>> Information for staff members Main bodyImportant informationCampus closures: Nord University's campuses will remain closed until and including Monday, April 13, 2020. Students will no longer have access to campus buildings and staff are expected to work from home.Updates/archiveUpdated March 20 at 7:00pmRector Hanne Solheim Hansen announced today that Nord University’s campuses will remain closed until Monday, April 13, 2020.-> Read moreUpdated March 19 at 3:45pmUpdated rules regarding work-from-home.Campus closures: from 9am on Monday, March 23, access to campus buildings will be closed to students. If you have personal belongings on campus, you must collect these before this time.Updated March 15 at 4:30pmOutbound exchange students: On Saturday evening, Nord University requested that all exchange students and joint degree students return to Norway, on the basis of advice from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises that Norwegian citizens consider returning to Norway in a calm and safe manner, in cooperation with their airline/travel agent.Clarification: The Norwegian Government has closed the borders to foreign nationals with no preexisting grounds for entering Norway. All Norwegian citizens, as well as foreign nationals with valid grounds, such as residency, will be permitted to return. The airports are as such not entirely closed. >> NB: We ask that all Nord staff and students follow updates relating to students on the website of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (currently in Norwegian only).Updated March 14 at 4pmThe Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published advice specifically for Norwegian citizens and permanent residents currently studying abroad (in Norwegian only).Updated March 14 2020 at 11amThe Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises against any travel abroad that is not absolutely necessary. This travel advice applies in the period between March 14 and April 14.The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises all Norwegian citizens and permanent residents who are currently abroad to consider returning to Norway as soon as possible. It is up to each individual to decide whether to return to Norway.Updated March 13 2020 at 4pmGuidelines for Nord students on professional practice in NorwayInformation to students at the Faculty of Education and ArtsUpdated March 12 2020 at 6 pmNord University closed for 14 days:The Norwegian Directorate of Health has declared the closure of kindergartens, schools and educational institutions. The closure is valid from 1800 on Thursday, March 12, 2020 until 2400 on Thursday, March 26, 2020. -> Read moreNew quarantine measures for Norway from March 12, 2020:Everyone arriving from countries other than the Nordic countries must self-isolate for a period of 14 days, regardless of whether they have symptoms or not. This measure is retroactive, with effect from February 27, 2020. -> Read more Classes and examsWorking from homeTravel and home quarantineEventsGuidelines for students on professional practice in NorwayInfo for students at the Faculty of Education and ArtsTravel advice from NIPHAdvice to students and staff from NIPH By:Communications Unit Published:04. March 2020 kl. 00:00 Updated:26. March 2020 kl. 16:00 Right body Media liason Ellisiv Flatval Seniorrådgiver +47 75 51 78 19 +47 952 13 714 email@example.com Practical arrangements Ketil Lagesen Seniorrådgiver +47 75 51 73 68 +47 907 19 157 firstname.lastname@example.org Preventing illness and transmissionThe NIPH does not recommend that healthy people use face masks. If used incorrectly, face masks can increase the risk of infection and disease.This does not apply if you work in the health sector or are in contact with a person with a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection. People who are sick can use face masks to prevent infecting others.If you suspect that you are sick:If you suspect that you have acquired COVID-19, follow the guidelines of the NIPH.Contact a medical practitioner by telephone for advice and to make an appointment, either:- Your general practitioner, or- After-hours medical services, on telephone 116117.Extraordinary measures in Bodø Municipality:If you are resident in Bodø and believe you are sick, contact the Corona phone on 75 59 33 10.You will be asked a series of questions to determine the need for further medical examination.The Corona phone is open every day between 10am and 6pm. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter E-mail Print this page Articles published on www.nord.no may be reprinted with reference to the original source. Images on www.nord.no may not be used without the written permission of the Communications Unit. Nord University takes no responsibility for the content of external websites linked to articles on www.nord.no.