For the most up-to-date information about the virus please see

  • Residents with questions can contact:
  • If there are any further questions, please call the national information line: 0800 1351 or +31 (0)20 205 1351 (this number can be reached from abroad)

What does RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment do? 

RIVM advises the Dutch government on tackling the novel coronavirus. Dutch infectious disease specialists are informed by RIVM on the state of affairs and developments concerning the novel coronavirus.

RIVM monitors the situation with international partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Center for Disease Protection and Control (ECDC). In the Netherlands, General Practitioners, infectious disease specialists, GGD and microbiological laboratories all work together to combat infectious diseases, such as the novel coronavirus.

Do you have other questions or you need our help, please do not hesitate to contact the Expat Center East Netherlands

Keep healthy.

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