Covid-19: Information in English

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. The virus that causes COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus. The risk of the virus spreading extensively in Sweden is currently very high, according to the Public Health Agency of Sweden (Folkhälsomyndigheten).

The City of Gothenburg pays close attention to the advice given by the Public Health Agency of Sweden regarding the coronavirus and acts accordingly. The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is to be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, the disease it causes and how it spreads.

Protect yourself and others from spread of infection

The Public Health Agency of Sweden 

Effects on services and activities

  • Many facilities and meeting places are closed or has limited opening hours. Please contact Gothenburg City Contact Centre for more information.
  • Information about public transport

Gothenburg City Contact Centre

At the Gothenburg City Contact Centre we will give you information and guidance on the City’s various services.
We can give you information in many different languages. You can reach us on the internet, on the phone, by e-mail, by calling or through social media.
Round the clock, every day

Phone: +46 31-365 00 00
Monday – Friday 7 am – 6 pm


Social media:

Visiting address: Ekelundsgatan 1. The Contact Centre is temporarily closed for visits due to covid-19.

Stay informed

If You need help

The brochure "A different summer" whas provided in summer 2020 by the City of Gothenburg. There you can find out who you can contact if you need help or if you feel worried.

The brochure "A different summer" in English