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Help to reduce the spread of the virus
- Stay at home if you have cold symptoms such as cough, fever, a sore 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 minimum of two meters' distance to other people where possible. This is very important and can save lives.
- To protect the most vulnerable, it is not allowed to visit care homes for the elderly.
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water.
- Avoid travelling within Sweden unless absolutely necessary.
- The Foreign Office of Sweden advice against travelling abroad.
If you have questions about the coronavirus and COVID-19, that are not related to symptoms, please call the national information line 113 13.
Protecting risk groups
The elderly are particularly vulnerable to the coronavirus and we must do everything we can to protect their health. It is currently not allowed to visit nursing homes in Sweden. Visits at hospitals and other places where risk groups may be should be avoided.
Recommendations to people over the age of 70
If you are over the age of 70, recommendations are that you avoid contact with other people, and any situations or places where you might be exposed to the virus. If you go outside, keep a distance of at least two meters to other people. If you can - ask for help with grocery shopping and other errands.
If you don’t receive the help you need from friends and relatives, you can call the Municipality of Åsele, Monday-Friday between 08.00-12.00. Tel: 0941-140 19 or 140 20
Events and gatherings must not exceed the amount of 50 people (attendees, participators and staff included), indoor as well as outdoor.
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
Photo: Gerd Altmann