Live blog: coronavirus measures on Texel

Opened locations on Texel until April 28, 2020

9 April 2020

We will keep you informed about current developments via the live blog. On this page we inform you about the facilities and companies that are open on Texel until 28 April.

Last update: Thursday, 9 April - 10.48 AM

Healthcare service

  • The doctor's practices remain open for essential (emergency) care. It is not possible to come to the practice yourself, you are always requested to contact us by telephone first. People with respiratory complaints are requested not to enter the Texel Pharmacy.


  • TESO continues to operate the sailings according to an adjusted timetable, the timetable can be found at TESO ferry service requests that vehicle occupants remain in the vehicle as much as possible. Cyclists and pedestrians are asked to spread as much as possible in the salons. Extensive hygiene measures have been taken on board. The ferry service will not go out of service.


  • The supermarkets will remain open. Trucks continue to supply supermarkets, but only buy what you really need. Please note that opening hours may have been adjusted.


  • In hotels, breakfast, lunch and dinner are served exclusively to hotel guests via room service.

Several restaurants offer takeaway service, including:


Most of the shops, other than restaurants and bars, are open. The supermarkets will remain open. Beside:

  • The webshops of shops have been opened.
  • The goods market on Monday morning in Den Burg will continue from 08:00 to 13:30.
  • The shops on Texel have adjusted opening hours. A number of shops are temporarily closed. We advise you to check the opening hours of the store you want to visit in advance.

Delivery service

The following companies offer a delivery service:


  • The nature reserves on Texel are freely accessible. If you choose to visit nature, please observe the following guidelines: avoid crowded places, always keep a minimum distance of 1.5 meters and stay at home if you have flu symptoms.


  • The Roman Catholic Church has left the churches on Texel open so that individual visitors can light a candle and pray. No celebrations are currently being held in the Catholic Churches on the island.
  • Various celebrations of the churches on Texel can be viewed via live streams. 

Precautionary measures

If you want to visit the above locations, we ask you to observe the following:

  • The opened companies ask you to pay with pin.
  • When visiting the Texel companies, observe the following hygiene measures: keep sufficient distance (1.5 meters) from other visitors, stay at home if you have complaints of the nose cold, cough, sore throat or fever. Limit contact with other people, wash your hands regularly with soap and water, cough and sneeze in the inside of your elbow, use tissue paper and do not shake hands.
  • Companies limit their capacity to a maximum of people.This differs per company.

VVV Texel has close contact with the Municipality of Texel, the Texel entrepreneur platform and TESO, so that we can quickly share developments.

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