22. Apr 2022 : Safe housing for everyone

The joint venture "Safe Housing for Everyone" was launched last October by the Housing and Construction Authority (HMS), the Icelandic Confederation of Labour (ASI) and the Capital Region Fire Brigade (SHS), with the aim of mapping dwellings in commercial properties for fire prevention purposes. The capital region was the first area to be mapped, the details of which were published in a report.


19. Apr 2022 : Let's jump on "ærslabelgir" into the summer

...and together let's help keep them in order

Air has been installed in all four jumping pillows (ærslabelgir) that have been installed in Hafnarfjörður

  • Víðistaðatún
  • ÓlaRun Tún
  • Stekkjarhraun
  • Hraunvallaskóli

11. Mar 2022 : Survey on outdoor recreation areas in Hafnarfjörður

Residents and guests of Hafnarfjörður are encouraged to take part in a short survey asking about issues related to outdoor recreation areas in town.


4. Mar 2022 : Registration of preschool children for summer leave 2022

In the summer of 2022, Hafnarfjörður’s preschools will be closed for two weeks, from 18 July to 2 August. First day after summer leave is 2 August. Registration is now open.  


24. Feb 2022 : COVID-19: Lifting of all domestic restrictions and restrictions at the border

Minister of Health, Willum Þór Þórsson has decided that as of Friday 25 February all public restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be lifted, both domestically and at the border. Thereby all rules regarding limitations on social gatherings and school operations as well as the quarantine requirement for those infected by COVID-19 are removed. Additionally, no disease prevention measures will be in place at the border, regardless of whether individuals are vaccinated or unvaccinated.


21. Feb 2022 : A storm is on the horizon - pay close attention!

A storm is on the horizon and therefore it is important that people pay close attention to weather, road conditions and announcements from the Department of Civil Protection and Emergency Management. Today, in the greater municipal area an orange warning comes into effect from 16:00-19:00, which is followed by a red warning from 19:00-22:30. We encourage people to stay inside during the red warning.


21. Feb 2022 : Weather warnings - Monday and Tuesday

Orange and red warning on Monday 21 February. Red, orange and yellow warning on Tuesday 22 February.


18. Feb 2022 : Halló Hafnarfjörður - a gift to newborns in Hafnarfjörður

35 new residents of Hafnfjörður have been born since the beginning of the year

From 1 January 2022, newborns in Hafnfjörður will receive a symbolic and beautiful gift from their municipality or a so-called "cute basket". The gift is one part of further strengthening Hafnarfjörður as a family-friendly community and welcoming the newborn residents of Hafnarfjörður to the world in a formal and memorable way. 35 new Hafnfjörður residents have already been born since the beginning of the year. Parents of January children will receive a message about the gift in the next few days.

17. Feb 2022 : Winter break in Hafnarfjörður

During the winter break in the primary schools in Hafnarfjörður there is free admission to the swimming pools and the museums offer an exciting program for children and their families.


14. Feb 2022 : Yellow weather warning till tomorrow at 18

A yellow weather warning is in effect today on Monday 14 February til Tomorrow Tuesday 15 February at 04:00 as the weather forecast is at this point. 


12. Feb 2022 : COVID-19: More easing of domestic restrictions

Close to 10,000 people will be released from quarantine yesterday when the rules on quarantine was removed through regulation. A regulation on assembly limits entered into effect at midnight stipulating relaxations as further specified below.

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