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Talk To a Nurse

Heilsuvera is a website that the Directorate of Health and the Healthcare Centers oversee. On Heilsuvera, you can receive advice from a nurse through the online chat every day from 8 am - 10 pm. .The website also has a lot of information about health and abuse and what to do, but unfortunately, it is still only in Icelandic.

When you sign into the webchat you are asked to register your name and email address: you do not have to give up your correct name or email. If you do not speak Icelandic, the nurse will attempt to the best of their ability to talk to you in your language.

You can sign-in on the website with your electronic id (rafræn skilríki). Then you can see your healthcare history, renew your prescriptions, send messages to your doctor, or book an appointment at your local health clinic.

Nurses at Heilsuvera provide you with advice regarding your health and healthcare.

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1717

The Red Cross Helpline 1717 is a dedicated phone and webchat for those who need someone to talk to in confidentiality. They are open 24 hours, and it's free to call.

ER for Sexual Abuse

The Emergency Room assists anyone who has been raped, experienced attempted rape or any other sexual abuse.

Healthcare Centres

At the Healthcare Centres, doctors, nurses and psychologist work to serve residents in that neighbourhood or municipality.