Our mission – to strengthen and develop public health
The Public Health Agency of Sweden has a national responsibility for public health issues and works to ensure good public health. The agency also works to ensure that the population is protected against communicable diseases and other health threats.
Our vision statement: a public health that strengthens the positive development of society.
On these pages you find a summary of what we do in various areas of public health and a compilation of all our publications that have been issued in English.
FAQ about COVID-19
A novel coronavirus has been identified in China. The Public Health Agency has gathered questions and answers about COVID-19.
Protect yourself and others from spread of infection
The best way to protect yourself and others from infection is to avoid close contact with people who are ill.
The mission of the Public Health Agency of Sweden is to develop and support society's work to promote health, prevent illness and protect against various forms of health threats. Through our work we contribute to a sustainable society.