Updated 25.3.2020

Always contact the healthcare authorities by phone if you suspect an infection. The best way to get up-to-date information is to follow the health authority's website (link to Finnish institute for health and welfare below).

Latest updates and frequestly asked questions about the coronavirus (Finnish institute of health and welfare website)

Prevention is crucial

During an epidemic it is essential to focus on preventing infections and the spreading of the virus. It is therefore vital to make sure that the instructions issued by the health authorities are followed also in education and early childhood education and care, and the instructions are discussed with staff, children and youth. This way we can slow down the spread of the epidemic and protect the vulnerable parts of the population.