Health services in the municipality are offered in cooperation with the neighbouring municipality of Sunda kommuna.


The doctors office is situated in the village of Norðskáli. It is open to patients from 08:00 to 16:00 monday through to friday. Phonelines are open from 08:00 to 12:00 on tlf. 423006.
Bloodtests are available monday through thursday from 09:00 to 14:00

The general practioners are Heini Harryson and Signhild Petersen.


Dentistry for under 18’s is provided free of charge. Just as with the doctors office, the dentists office is a service provided in cooperation with Sunda municipality. It is located in the village of Hvalvík. It’s open monday through friday from 08:00 to 16:00 and can be reached by the phone number 422422


In the event of death, relatives or those otherwise associated with the deceased individual are instructed to inform the municipality of the time of the funeral. Funeral services are provided by the funeral service “Sólsetur”. they can be reached by phone at the number 353637.


Defibrilatos can be found in various areas. There is one on the municipal office building. One in the sports hall, and a third defibrilator, can be found in the building adjacent to the football pitch.
In the event of a heart attack, please follow the instructions provided on said defibrilator and call the emergency services.

Mental Health

Mental healthcare is provided by the national healthcare service of The Faroe Islands. If you or someone you know is affected by mental health problems, you are advised to contact a local GP
(General Practitioner). The GP has the authority to contact the “Økispsykiatri”, the mentalhealth sector under the national heathcare service, on your behalf.