Information on suspension of access to the Polish Polar Station Hornsund

In the face of the worldwide coronavirusis outbreak and taking into consideration limited healthcare facilities at the Hornsund Polish Polar Station, in order to ensure safety of the crew residing at the Station we hereby inform that as a preventive measure the Hornsund Polish Polar Station will remain closed to visitors for a period of 30 days, i.e. until April, 11 or until further notice.
We therefore request all visitors, including Svalbard residents, to suspend their travel plans to the Hornsund Station. Hoping for your understanding, we appologize for all the inconvenience resulting from this decision.