Information to staff

Information for staff

BTH management continuously monitors the corona outbreak and follows information from mainly the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Public Health Agency.

Vaccine against Covid-19

  • Staff will get their COVID-19 vaccine through their health care center. If you’re not registered in Blekinge, if you’re staying here temporarily or if you don’t have a Swedish social security number you still have the right to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in Blekinge. It is your own responsibility to contact a health center when it is your turn to be vaccinated. You will find more information in the preliminary vaccination plan. The vaccination against COVID-19 is free.
  • BTH staff is allowed to visit a health care center for their vaccination during working hours.

Work from home

  • NEW! Until 31 January 2022 all staff should work from home. Only employees who need to be at the workplace to maintain necessary activities are to work on campus.

Sick report

  • Staff who are sick should report sick in accordance with normal routines and should not visit BTH’s campus.

What to do if you or someone in household is ill

  • According to the Swedish Communicable Diseases Act you are obliged to take precautionary measures to protect yourself and others against the spread of COVID-19. Study the information at the Swedish Public Health Agency web site.

Business travel

  • The Swedish Public Health Agency’s recommendations to avoid business trips to prevent the spread of COVID-19 has ceased. BTH, however has a travel policy that states that employees should travel less and use digital meetings as much as possible.
  • On international business trips all recommendations must be followed and a risk analysis should be carried out together with your line manager.
  • Staff abroad are urged to register on the Swedish list at UD for updated information from the embassy: Swedish list – Sweden abroad

Corona issues

Please contact Caroline Åkeborn if you have corona related questions, caroline.akeborn@bth.se

 

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