Coronavirus: basic precautions, fact and fiction, home office preparations - The Red Cross and Telenor launch public awareness campaign

The Hungarian Red Cross is leveraging Telenor’s broad consumer reach to inform the public of basic precautions and help people tell fact from fiction. The mobile operator has published key information provided by the Hungarian Red Cross on its highly frequented website complemented with home office recommendations developed by Telenor experts.

Being Hungary’s largest humanitarian organization, the Hungarian Red Cross takes a leading role in the fight against COVID-19, that is, the new coronavirus. In addition to joining the global anti-pandemic efforts of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), it now focuses on raising public awareness of the importance of prevention. The staff of the humanitarian organization monitor the situation since the emergence of the virus and distribute the information published by the World Health Organization (WHO) and IFRC. This is where the mobile operator helps by making the information available on its highly frequented website and smartphone app. A banner posted on the main page and a notification posted in the MyTelenor app call visitors’ attention to the useful information available at

Teleworking and home office

At Telenor, teleworking is possible in many positions. In this situation, the company provides maximum support for home office and it encourages other companies to do the same whenever it is technically feasible. The published information includes the most important things to know for setting up a home office system.  

The information material compiled by the Hungarian Red Cross and Telenor is available at

For the latest information on the coronavirus, the spreading of the virus and its Hungarian implications please visit the continuously updated platform. Here you can find information about changes related to e.g. blood donation, first aid and downloadable guidelines on basic precautions that can be shared by visitors.