Information about Covid-19

Here we collect some brief, official information about Covid-19 for visitors who are in or intend to visit Arvika.

Effects on events, museums, public life

Events with more than 50 visitors are currently officially prohibited in Sweden, but the spread of the Corona virus has affected even smaller events, places of interest and our public life. Several events like concerts, performances and exhibitions in Arvika and Värmland, are cancelled or may be cancelled, sometimes with short notice. The museums, hotels and other accommodations as well as restaurants and shops are open at this time being and welcome their guests. They all follow the current regulations from authorities concerning hygiene and the guest is asked to do the same. Please observe, that opening hours might be changed, even with short notice. We ask you to contact the organiser or place you want to visit in advance – just to be sure. You are, of course, also welcome to contact us at the Tourist Information Centre and we will do our utmost to help you, tel +46 (0)570-817 90.

 

Official information and regulations

The Public Health Agency of Sweden advises all those with symptoms like cough, fever, sore throat etc, even milder cases, to avoid social contact in order to avoid infecting others. Stay at home if you feel unwell and wait at least two days after you have recovered before socializing again. Please, also keep a safe distance of at least 1,5 m, avoid crowds and wash your hands often.

Information for the summer and travelling in Sweden from Krisinformationen

Read more about Covid-19 at Sweden’s official site for emergency information from Swedish authorities.

 

Travel to Sweden

In response to the European Council’s and the European Commission’s call for travel restrictions, the Government decided to temporarily stop non-essential travel to Sweden so as to mitigate the effects of the outbreak of COVID-19 virus and reduce the spread of the disease.

The entry ban applies primarily to foreign citizens attempting to enter Sweden from a country outside the EEA or from Switzerland. The entry ban does not effect travel from another EU country to Sweden, nor does it apply to Swedish citizens. Read more.

The health capacity is still under pressure in Sweden, but in case you do need health care you can attend the doctors and hospitals as usual, regarding the measure taken at the entrances. in case of an emergency call 112. Before travelling to Sweden we ask you to check your travel insurances. thoroughly. 

Questions about your bookings?

For questions about your bookings of accommodation or activities we ask you to contact the organiser directly.

Concerning bookings of private cottages / rooms placed with us at the Tourist Information Centre for the near future, you are welcome to contact us for requested changes. In case you booked one of our private cottages for the summer, you do not need to worry at the moment. Payment is in general made 30 days before arrival and cancellation due to illness is possible. Are you planning to visit Arvika this summer you are welcome to book one of our cottages already now. We do observe the Corona situation and regulations from the authorities currently and will help you with questions and will do our outmost to solve possible problems.  

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