Vaccination and sampling

At Previa you can take a drug test or get vaccinated with our occupational health nurses. You can get a vaccination for example when travelling abroad for work, is exposed to infectious at work or before the flu season.

 

 

Covid-19 antigen test

For employers in need of ensuring that there are no employees with covid-19 at the workplace, antigen testing is offered. Antigen testing is a quick test that after 15 minutes shows if any of the employees or co-workers are carrying the virus.

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Covid-19 antibody test

Sampling for antibodies to covid-19 with analysis in medical laboratory.

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Vaccinations at Previa 

Vaccination is a common measure to prevent and reduce microbiological occupational safety and health risks, risks of infection (AFS 2018:4) as described by the Swedish Work Environment Authority. As an employer, you can offer vaccination to those employees who are at risk of infection in their working environment or in their work. Periodically, Previa offers local dropin for vaccination. Information can be found on Previa near you.

  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Tbe
  • Polio
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough
  • Flu

Sampling at Previa

Previa conducts drug tests in order to map use, harmful use and addiction. If you as a manager suspect that your employee has a drug problem, you order a drug test. If your employee comes to work with suspected drug use, call Previa instead to get an appointment quickly.

  • Drug test 4 substances
    The test includes analysis of amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine and opiates.

  • Drug test 5 substances
    The test includes analysis of amphetamines, cannabis, cocaine, opiates and benzodiazepines.

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How vaccination and sampling works

  1. Order vaccination

    When you as an employer have ordered vaccination, the employee will receive a summons to Previa.
  2. Vaccination at Previa or your workplace

    Vaccination is usually carried out at your nearest Previa unit. If many employees are to be vaccinated at the same time, we can carry out the vaccinations at your workplace. 
  3. Health declaration

    At the time of vaccination, the employee completes a health declaration to ensure that there are no medical barriers to the vaccine being granted. If there are no remarks, vaccination is carried out by a health occupational nurse after a physician's prescription.

Facts about each vaccine

  • Hepatitis A
    Causes acute viral infection of the liver. The disease is found throughout the world and is one of our most common travel infections that can be prevented by vaccination. The virus is spread through food, pool water and between people.

  • Hepatitis B
    A virus that causes inflammation of the liver. The viral disease is rare in Sweden but is found throughout the world. It is mainly found in Africa and Asia.

  • Twinrix
    Provides protection against both hepatitis A and B.

  • Boostrix
    A combination vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and polio.

  • TBE
    Tick-borne encephalitis, is a viral disease that is transmitted to humans via tick bites. TBE can manifest itself as a severe encephalitis with severe headache, fever, confusion and sometimes seizures and paralysis.

  • Polio
    Polio is a disease that can damage the spinal cord and sometimes lead to paralysis. The disease is currently found only in a few countries in Africa and Asia. The virus is spread mainly through sewage-contaminated water but can also spread in close contact between humans.

  • Seasonal flu
    A few suffer from so-called seasonal flu. As an employer, there may be reason to offer vaccination to employees who are in medical risk groups.

  • Diphtheria, Tetanus and Whooping Cough

    Diphthemy is a bacterial disease. The risk of infection is highest in India, Indonesia and in some countries in Africa. Diphthemy is contagious through saliva.

    Tetanus is a bacterial disease. The bacteria form a poison in the body that blocks nerves in the spinal cord leading to muscle cramps. The disease is serious and can be life-threatening.

  • Rabies

    Rabies is an acute viral disease that affects the central nervous system and causes encephalitis. Rabies virus is spread with the saliva of infected animals. Dog is the most common source of infection for humans; About 99 percent of all rabies cases are caused by dog ​​bites.

Vaccination counselling

If you are unsure which vaccination is appropriate, you can always consult one of our occupational health nurses.

Counselling with a nurse

Order

You as a manager or authorized customer can order services directly online. After you have placed your order, we will send you a confirmation email.

Want to know more?

Please contact us if you want to know more about the service or how we can provide support to your business.