Changes in opening hours in Soite due to the coronavirus epidemic
Most of Soite’s services function normally.
There are changes in the opening hours and in the functions in the following units due to the coronavirus situation:
The list has been updated on the 18th of February 2021
- Health care station services
- The health care station in Koivuhaka: the station functions on a smaller scale, i.e. the station is only open for those who have booked an appointment to a doctor or a nurse. These arrangements continue until the 7th of May 2021.
- Some of the units that take laboratory samples function on a smaller scale from the 18th of January through 18th of March 2021:
- The health station in Kälviä 3 days --> 2 days/week
- The health station in Teerijärvi 3 days --> 2 days/week
- The health station in Alaveteli 2 days --> 1 day/week
- Antenatal classes and introduction to the delivery unit are arranged via the internet.
- Day and work activities function with special arrangements until the 2nd of May 2021.
- The number of participants is limited in all group activities: about ten persons are allowed in the same space at one time. The size of the group must be smaller if the space limits the activities.
- Day activities in psychiatry and day activities for the elderly: limited only to persons who according to assessment are in most need of support.
- Koivutupa: open functions that does not require signing up is on hold.
- Day and work activities for the disabled:
- The activity centres in services for the disabled: persons who live at home and persons who live in housing services are kept separate. Work and day activities are arranged in the housing services units for persons who live in housing services. These arrangements apply until the 2nd of May 2021. More information from the activity centres.
- Green Care services: continue as before, but meals etc. are arranged separately for persons who live at home and for persons who live in housing services.
- Restrictions on visits in housing services until 2.5.2021:
- Relations/close people may visit but safety precautions must be followed in accordance with instructions from the unit.
- Other visits are prohibited.
- 1-3 persons can visit a housing services unit at a time and preferably only one group of visitors/client/day. The visit may last 1-2 hours.
- More information from the housing services units.
- Respite care:
- Persons who have symptoms of the cold or who have been exposed to the coronavirus cannot be taken in for respite care. The client must have a negative test result from a coronavirus test.
- Travel service centre:
- Client transportations are not combined in Soite's area until after the 2nd of May 2021. Disruptions may occur when it comes to transportations.
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