Relief for vaccinated seniors

Vaccinated seniors may now return to a slightly more normal life with regard to contact with other people, writes the Swedish Public Health Agency.

Seniors who have received two doses will not have to be quite as cautious as previously concerning contact with others. Two weeks after having received the second dose of vaccine, the person may meet with asymptomatic relatives and be physically near them.

When visiting special residences for seniors, it is important that visitors, staff and the resident act to protect other residents who are not vaccinated.

The Public Health Agency writes that those who have been vaccinated need to continue to follow the rules and recommendations to reduce the risk of spreading the infection, for example, to stay at home and test for symptoms, limit the number of contacts and be attentive to hand hygiene.

Source: Folkhälsomyndigheten

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