As a newcomer or someone planning to make the move to Stockholm it is important to be aware that the official coronavirus recommendations, while not legally binding, are intended to be taken very seriously.
Emergency information from Swedish authorities (Krisinformation)
This is the main source of information that people in Sweden are being asked to refer to. The Krisinformation (crisis information) site is clearly laid out with up-to-date recommendations in English.
Read more: Krisinformation
If you are a business owner make sure to check out our article outlining the support available to companies in Stockholm.
The Swedish Government
Since the start of the coronavirus outbreak the Swedish government has launched multiple measures aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus and curbing the economic impact.
The Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten)
The Swedish government has relied heavily on the advice of the Public Health Agency throughout the coronavirus crisis. The agency maintains a comprehensive English-language site featuring the latest recommendations.
Read more: The Public Health Agency of Sweden
Coronavirus advice in Stockholm in 29 languages
If English is not necessarily your go-to language, it might be helpful to know that Region Stockholm has made information and advice available in 29 different languages.
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National Board of Health and Welfare (Socialstyrelsen)
This is primarily a resource for health care and social workers. However, the National Board of Health and Welfare is also where you should turn if your company can sell much-needed materials and equipment.
Read more: National Board of Health and Welfare
Public broadcaster SVT has published an English-language site tracking the spread of Covid-19 in Sweden and the rest of the world. The figures in the top section featuring Sweden are updated regularly every day.
Read more: SVT - The spread of the new coronavirus
The English-language section of Sveriges Radio has a special Covid-19 page linking to all its latest news stories and radio bulletins about the novel coronavirus outbreak in Sweden.
Read more: Radio Sweden - The Coronavirus outbreak
The Local Sweden
English-language news site The Local Sweden offers a day-by-day summary of the main developments in Sweden. This includes information on case numbers, fatalities, testing capacity, and the latest official recommendations.