COVID-19 Resources

FARO collects up-to-date information and links about closures and news regarding Covid-19 in the Arctic. The list will be updated regularly. Please provide us with any missing information by sending an email to:


List of links in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Arctic

Country updates and Covid-19 ressources

Transportation of Covid-19 patients

Transportation of Covid-19 patients:

See also a Norwegian website on how to transport corona patients on board airplane on the National Ambulance service  (in Norwegian only)øe-skal-fly-koronapasienter


For more info on the current status in Greenland, please go to Corona Virus - current status in Greenland [Visit Greenland!]  

Website of Landslægeembedet ( or contact their hotline (phone +299 801100, e-mail:      

Air Greenland:



General information on German corona precautions:  

Federal Ministry of Health:

Robert Koch Institute: 


For information and updates from Iceland, see


Impact of the COVID19 outbreak on Italian Polar activities will be regularly updated on this link:


The Korean government publishes COVID19 diffusion status and public advice on the website of the 'Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention'.

Please see

Svalbard, Norway

Travel to Svalbard

Information on travel to Svalbard:

•The quarantine regulations will be updated as new information becomes available and can change quickly.
  - see map and table here:




See travel advice to Sweden here: Information for travellers in regards to the corona virus (covid-19 pandemic) | Visit Sweden

The Abisko Scientific Research Station has certain rules and restrictions in place, see more here


NSF’s statement on COVID-19 and Arctic science: