Have you picked up a Covid-19 self test? This is how you perform the test!

Several educational institutions give out selftests to their students. Contact your school for more information.

How do I use the self test?
The self-test is easy to use. You take the test on yourself and read the answer on the test stick after fifteen minutes. Watch the video below to see how the test is performed and download the user manual here. Pay extra attention to this:

  1. Test swab: Insert 2-3 cm into the nostril and rotate around for 10 seconds in both nostrils.
  2. The test tube: stir the swab in the liquid 10 times, squeeze the sponge on the test stick before removing the stick and insert the cap on the test tube with the tip up
  3. Test piece: Drip four drops in the circle. Do not touch or move the test piece.
  4. The result is read after 15 minutes (min) and 30 minutes (max).

The testkit comes with to selftests as it is recommended to take two tests a week.

What if the test result is positive?

  1. Isolate your self and keep distance to other People
  2. Fill out this form. The form is only available in Norwegian, please contact SiO Health at 22 85 33 00 if you have any questions.
  3. Call the corona phone in Oslo on 21 80 21 82 for guidance.

Do I have to take any action if the test is negative?
If the answer is negative, this is not a guarantee that you do not have infection and you must still follow infection control measures.