Information in other languages regarding the coronavirus

Åsele Municipality pays close attention to updated advice given by the Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten) on the coronavirus. Åsele Municipality cooperates closely with other authorities and municipalities within Region Västerbotten.

You have a personal responsibility to protect yourself and others from the spread of Covid-19. As of 14 December, you are obliged to:

Stay at home if you have symptoms

  • If you have symptoms of Covid-19, you must stay at home and get tested.
  • Read more about what to do if you or someone in your household has symptoms or has become infected with Covid-19 here.

Limit new close contacts

  • Only socialise with people you normally meet. People you live with or just a few friends and relatives outside your household.
  • Always keep your distance from people you meet, and ideally meet up outdoors.

Keep your distance from others and avoid crowded places

  • Always keep your distance from other people. This applies both indoors and outdoors.
  • Avoid places such as shops, shopping centres and public transport if they are crowded.
  • Shop alone and do not stay in shops for longer than necessary.

Travel in the safest way possible to avoid infection

  • Avoid public transport and other means of transport where it is not possible to book a seat.
  • Avoid making new contacts while travelling and at your destination.
  • Make sure you can isolate yourself at your destination or make your way home without infecting others if you develop Covid-19 symptoms.

Work from home as often as you can

  • Reach agreement with your employer to work from home whenever possible.
  • If you must go into work, you should adjust your working hours so that you can avoid crowding in public transport and at the workplace.

Maintain good hand hygiene

  • Wash your hands regularly and thoroughly with soap and water.
  • Always wash your hands before meals and after going to the toilet, and when you have been in public areas.

Be careful when visiting people who are aged 70+ or belong to an at-risk group

  • Take extra care to follow all advice and recommendations. Here is more information about at-risk groups and the elderly
  • Visits to care homes must take place in a safe manner. Observe the home's procedures for visits.
  • If you had Covid-19 during the spring, it is not certain whether you still have a lower risk of infection and of infecting others.

About the new restrictions

Special restrictions

A maximum of 8 people may gather. The government proposes further restrictions on public assembly. Starting on 24 November, for a four-week period, only eight people may attend general gatherings and public activities.

The proposal provides that the police may cancel or disperse a public meeting or assembly with more than 8 participants. Anyone who organises an event in violation of the ban may face a fine or prison sentence of up to six months.

Source: krisinformation.se

More information in other languages

    • Religious communities

      • Stay at home if you have cold symptoms such as cough, fever, a soar throat or a runny nose – even mild symptoms. Stay at home until symptom-free and two additional days.  
      • If you go outside, to protect yourself and others, keep a distance to other people where possible. This is very important and can save lives.
      • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water.

If you have questions about the coronavirus and COVID-19, that are not related to symptoms, please call the national information line 113 13.

Avoid sharing unconfirmed information

We can all help by not spreading rumours, evaluate the source of information critically, and only share confirmed and reliable facts.

Swedish authorities on the coronavirus

 

Senast uppdaterad den 15 december 2020

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