Recommendations for indoors and outdoors
Stay at least 1.5 metres from others at all times.
Children under 13 are still allowed to be near each other and adults.
Avoid crowded places.
Work from home as much as possible.
You can receive a maximum of three visitors at home.
You can also meet up with a maximum of three people outside your home.
Mask: New advice for people over 13 years
Wear a mask in public buildings.
For example, in shops, at school and restaurants.
When you are seated, you can take off the mask. For example, at the table in a restaurant.
Put the mask back on when you get up again, for example, to go to the toilet.
Only use public transport outside of peak hours, if possible.
All passengers aged 13 or older are required to wear a face mask on public transport. You may be fined €95 for not wearing a mask.
If you have symptoms: Get tested and stay home
Get yourself tested for coronavirus and stay home if you have one or more of the following symptoms:
fever (> 37.5 °C)
shortness of breath
sudden loss of taste or smell
If you have a fever or shortness of breath, everyone who lives with you must also stay home. If you have no symptoms, do not get tested, as it is unnecessary.
The coronavirus test is free.
There are two ways to make an appointment:
Online: visit www.coronatest.nl. You will need your DigiD.
By phone: call 0800-1202.
Stay home until you receive the results from the GGD.
You must not receive visitors until you have received
the results. The GGD will inform you when you are
allowed to go out again.
If you have symptoms of coronavirus, do not go straight to your GP. Call first.
Visit www.Thuisarts.nl for more coronavirus information.
For other coronavirus questions,
What else can you do?
Here are some important tips:
Wash your hands with soap a few times a day. Wash between your fingers too.
Use paper handkerchiefs when you sneeze or blow your nose.
Sneeze and cough in your elbow.
Don't shake hands