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Corona measures

Corona measures


On this page we try to bundle the most up-to-date information on the corona crisis (Covid-19) for employers of foreign workers, and for the migrant workers themselves.

The most important basisrules, you can find here.

Information about the rules in several languages, you can find here.

Dutch Lockdown until at least 19 January

  • Groups allowed outsite with a max of 2 persons;
  • At home max. 2 visitors a day;
  • Not essential shops are closed;
  • Stay home as much as possible;
  • Fireworks are not allowed this year.

More information online on www.government.nl. 

Important rules to prevent the spread of the virus.

  • Keep 1.5 meters away from others
  • Wear a mask in public spaces.
  • Get yourself tested if you have some of the symptoms mentioned. Call 0800-1202
  • No more than 3 visitors per day at home.
  • Outdoor; groups of no more than 4 people.


Rules for self-quarantine

You should self-quarantine in the following situations:

  • You have symptoms of the coronavirus disease (get tested);
  • You have coronavirus;
  • Someone you live with has symptoms of Covid-19 that include a fever and/or shortness of breath;
  • Someone you live with has coronavirus;
  • You have been in close contact with someone with coronavirus (within 1,5 metres for at leas 15 minuts)
  • You are travelling to the Netherlands from an other country.

source: government.nl informatievideo: youtube


Basic rules

Follow this basic rules:

  • Wash hands regularly with soap and water and dry with a paper towel.
  • Coughing and sneezing in the inside of the elbow.
  • Use paper tissues when coughing or sneezing and discard them immediately.
  • Do not shake hands.
  • With (mild) health complaints: stay at home. Health complaints are:
  • Nose cold
  • Running nose
  • To sneeze
  • Sore throat
  • (Light) coughing
  • Increase to 38 degrees or fever
  • Get yourself tested if you have some of the symptoms mentioned. Call 0800-1202

If the symptoms worsen, please contact the doctor by telephone.


Information for migrant workers

We have bundled information that may be of interest to foreign workers in the Netherlands.

  • Website RIVM with current information about corona in the Netherlands: Click here
  • Website Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment: Click here

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