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travel ban and restrictions due to the coronavirus in Iceland

due to Coronavirus Travel
Restrictions and Bans in Iceland:

1.Passengers are not allowed to enter Iceland until 15 May 2020. This does not apply to nationals of EEA Member States and Switzerland. This does not apply to passengers with a British passport. This does not apply to passengers with a residence permit issued by a Schengen Member State. This does not apply to: - family members of nationals of EEA Member States, Switzerland and of British nationals; - diplomats; - health and care workers traveling on duty; - humanitarian aid workers; - international organizations personnel; - passengers that require international protection; - passengers traveling on family emergencies; - members of armed forces traveling on duty. 2.Passengers listed in above exemptions who intent to travel through Iceland on their way to another Schengen Member State must have a written confirmation of their permission to enter the other Schengen Member State. 3.Returning nationals and residents of Iceland must undergo quarantine for 14 days.

Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19

This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak: rights,roles and responsibilities of health workers, including key considerations for occupational safety and health

Health workers are at the front line of the COVID-19 outbreak response and as such are exposed to hazards that put them at risk of infection. Hazards include pathogen exposure, long working hours, psychological distress, fatigue, occupational burnout, stigma, and physical and psychological violence. This document highlights the rights and responsibilities of health workers, including the specific measures needed to protect occupational safety and health.