Information in other languages

Here you can find important information and useful links about the coronavirus from Swedish authorities and the Swedish healthcare in several other languages.

Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten)

The Public Health Agency of Sweden has a national responsibility for public health issues and is responsible for Sweden's disease control.

Protect yourself and others

Find information in other languages on covid-19 and how to protect yourself and others from spread of infection on the Public Health Agency of Sweden's website.

Information in other languages about protecting yourself and others from infection on the Public Health Agency of Sweden's websitelänk till annan webbplats.

Frequently asked questions

The Public Health Agency of Sweden has a list of frequently asked questions about the coronavirus and covid-19 in English.

FAQ about covid-19 on the Public Health Agency of Sweden's websitelänk till annan webbplats.

General questions about the corona virus

You can call the Transcultural Centers health communicators. They answer general questions about the corona virus in Arabic, Somali, Persian, Tigrinya/Amarinja, and Russian. 

The Transcultural Center operating hours are weekdays at 9–12 and 13–15.

Krisinformation.se – Information from Swedish authorities

On the website krisinformation.se you can find collected information about the coronavirus from Swedish authorities in several other languages.

1177 – Guide to Swedish healthcare

On 1177.se you can find information in several languages about the importance of staying at home when having symtoms of a cold and what to do and where to call if you live in Stockholm County.

Information about corona in other languages on 1177.selänk till annan webbplats.

Medical advice in other languages over the phone

Medical advice in other languages

Language

Phone Number

Opening days

Opening Hours

English

1177

Every day

Around the clock (24/7)

Finnish

1177

Weekdays

8–12

Arabic

08-123 130 80

Every day

8–22

Somali

08-123 130 90

Weekdays

8–17

Persian

08-123 130 87

Weekdays

8–17

Information in Arabic from 1177 - Stay home if you are ill

Doctor Yakoub Malki gives advice about corona in Arabic

Information in Farsi/Persian from 1177 - Stay home if you are ill

Doctor Saeed Nabavi gives advice about corona in Farsi

Information in Somali from 1177 - Stay home if you are ill

Doctor Mahdi Shiekh gives advice about corona in Somali

News on Swedish Radio (Sveriges Radio)

On The Swedish Radio's website you can find news about the corona virus in other languages.

News in other languages on Swedish Radio's website.länk till annan webbplats

Rädda Barnen – Advice on how to talk to your child

The organisation Rädda Barnen has information and advice in different languages on how to talk to your child about the corona virus.

Information on Rädda Barnen's website.länk till annan webbplats

Senast uppdaterad: 16 september 2020