This is information regarding what measures SiO is taking, how you yourself can prevent contamination and what you should do if you suspect that you are infected by the new virus.

Notify that we are continuously assessing new measures as the situation changes. The information on this page will be updated continuously.

SiO is following the situation regarding the coronavirus closely and is following the advice and recommendations given by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

SiO Athletica, SiO Food and Beverage and SiO Kindergarten has closed their facilities. SiO Customer Service Center at Blindern is closed for visitors, but receives inquiries by phone and email. SiO Health has closed their health centers in Nydalen and Kjeller, as well as the dental service. We continiously considering further measures as the situastion evolves.

See which measures the different services from SiO is making at the bottom of this page.

We get a lot of questions about our infection preventive measures. Read the answer to frequently asked questions here.

We recommend that you follow updated advice from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. You find the advice here.  

Advice on what you can do yourself

  • Wash your hands often and thouroughly, especially when you have been around other people. Alcohol based hand disinfectant is a good alternative when washing your hands is not possible, for instance while travelling.
  • Use disposable paper tissue if you cough or sneeze. Throw it away after it’s been used. Wash your hands. If you do not have a paper tissue available, use the crook of your elbow.
  • Keep at least one metre away from people with respiratory symptoms.
  • Avoid shaking hands and hugging each other

Infection and symptoms of the coronavirus  
The illness infects the same way as the common cold or the flu, by viruses beeing transmitted from the respiratory system of an infected person. The symptoms are the same as for other respiratory diseases, such as coughing, fever, sore throat, chest pains and shortness of breath.

What should you do if you have any questions about, or suspect that you are infected by the new coronavirus?
If you feel sick, stay at home. If you have mild respiratory symptoms, you should stay at home for at least one day after you feel well. You do not need to contact your healthcare provider for testing.

If you have severe symptoms, you can call the Oslo corona line on 21 80 21 82, or the Oslo emergency room on 116 117. If you are not able to get in touch with the City of Oslo, you can call us for information (do not book a doctor appointment regarding the coronavirus online).

If you have a respiratory tract infection, a cold and/or have a fever, do not show up at our premises.

NB! Do not show up in person at the doctors office/the Emergency Medical Agency.

Keep your self updated on the situation at the Norwegian Institute of Public Healths webpages, You may also call their information line at 815 55 015.

Measures taken at SiO Athletica

Measures taken at SiO Health

Measures taken at SiO Housing

Measures taken at SiO Food and Beverage

Measures taken at SiO Kindergarten