Children up to 18 years old who live in the Hague region will receive a box of iodine tablets from the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport in the week of 9 or 16 October. The reason for this is that our region is less than 100 kilometres from the nuclear power plants in Borssele (Netherlands) and Doel (Belgium).

The Ministry is contact point. More information is available on the Ministry's website:

Ways to contact the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport:

Website: (with e-mail form)
Public information telephone number: 1400
WhatsApp: 06 5500 1400
Twitter: @rijksoverheid