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Press Officers

Journalist can request information through the Press Office. Please contact:

Infectious disease control
Harald Wychgel
+31 (0)88 689 3005
Email: harald.wychgel@rivm.nl
Available every weekday except Monday

Corporate and Environment and Safety
Coen Berends
+31 (0)88 689 4791
Email: coen.berends@rivm.nl
Available every weekday except Friday

Environment and Safety
Marah Michel 
088 689 2301
E-mail: marah.michel@rivm.nl 
Available every weekday except Wednesday

Health and Healthcare (including COVID-19 Behavioural Unit)
Jan Brouwer de Koning
+31 (0)88 689 4049
Email: jan.brouwer.de.koning@rivm.nl
Available every weekday except Wednesday

Availability outside office hours

To contact a Press Officer outside office hours, please call +31 (0)88 689 8989 or email persvoorlichting@rivm.nl

Filming and photography

If you wish to film or take photographs on RIVM premises, you must obtain prior permission through one of the Press Officers.