Offices to Serve You Abroad
U.S. and Canadian visitors will be charged for medical assistance, including treatment in a hospital (sykehus) emergency room. For medical emergency service in Oslo contact Oslo Kommunale legevakt, Phone:22 11 80 80. For general practitioners, see Lege in the phone directory. DENTAL SERVICES
A dentist (tannlege) will charge you for treatment, so check your medical insurance coverage. Many dentists speak English; ask a tourist office or your hotel to find one for you. For after-hours emergency treatment (tannlegevakten) in Oslo contact Oslo Kommunale Tannlegevakt, (Phone:22 67 30 00). SUN ADVICE
Despite its northerly location, Norway has warm weather during the summer months. Use an appropriate sunscreen. DRUGS
A pharmacy (apotek) sells prescription medicines; many pharmacists speak English. Information about the nearest late-night or 24-hour facility is posted at all pharmacies, Phone:22 41 24 82. For a 24-hour pharmacy in Oslo go to Jernbanetorgets Apotek near Oslo Central Station. SAFE WATER
Tap water is safe to drink throughout Norway. Mineral water (mineralvann) is widely available.