Soite’s coro­n­avirus site

New corona virus infections
Number of coronavirus cases during the last 14 days
The incidence of infections during the last 14 days/100 000 citizens
The number of coronavirus infections that have been confirmed in Soite since the pandemic began

The situational picture

The information has been updated on the 7th of March 2021

  • The epidemiological situation in Central Ostrobothnia: base level

Coronavirus vaccinations:

  • Soite's coronavirus indicator
  • Weeks 1-2: frontline workers in health and social services
  • Week 2: personnel and residents at Soite’s around-the-clock care home units for the elderly
  • Week 3: personnel and residents at Soite’s around-the-clock care home units for the elderly
  • Week 5: vaccinations of elderly individuals older than 80 who live at home and of informal caregivers and elderly who live in the same household begin. Read more
  • Week 7: persons under the age of 70 who belong to risk group 1
  • Week 9: vaccinations of 75-79-year-old persons
  • Appointment booking and more information about the coronavirus vaccines

Regulations and recommendations in Soite's area:

Link: an extensive list on recommendations in Soite

Regulation by The Regional State Administrative Agency' concerning gatherings:

Recommendations by the regional COVID-19 authority task group:

  • It is recommended that private gatherings of over ten people are not arranged and face masks must be used even at smaller gatherings if social distances cannot be maintained. Special attention must be paid to the size of the space, so that social distances can be maintained.
  • Those that arrange events are responsible for safety precautions and for the number of participants.
  • It is recommended that close contact outside of the family is avoided after one's own assessment and no more than ten persons may gather at one time. It is, for example, good to avoid or reduce the number of meetings between families and to avoid or reduce participation in public events if possible. It is recommended that large groups of people and e.g. spending time at shopping centres is avoided in order to reduce social contacts.

  • Recommendations when it comes to hobbies: It is recommended that all indoor hobbies in groups for persons who are over 20 years old are interrupted. The recommendation also applies to group activities in competition sports and in teams and training groups if there are no particular reasons or obligations for it (e.g. competing and training in national team or Finnish national level).
  • It is recommended, that hobbies are moved outdoors or arranged remotely if possible.
  • Hobbies for children and youths may continue in groups of under 20, but social distances must be maintained and hygiene practises followed. It is recommended that games, tournaments and performances are arranged without an audience (e.g. streaming). It is recommended that hobbies for children and youths are moved outdoors.

  • Recommendation on travelling: it is recommended that all unnecessary travelling is avoided.
  • Recommendation on remote work: it is recommended that remote work is utilized when possible.
See all recommendations

Fol­low this advice if you have symp­toms that fit the coronavirus

If you have even just mild symp­toms that fit the coro­n­avirus, stay at home and con­tact us! Do not come to Soite’s unit with­out con­tact­ing us first.

Con­tact us electronically:

You can con­tact us elec­tron­i­cal­ly by using the coro­n­avirus symp­tom check­er in the Omaolo ser­vice. If your symp­toms require it, your con­tact infor­ma­tion can be con­veyed to Soite or you can book a time your­self via the Omaolo ser­vice to the dri­ve-in test­ing site. The link for mak­ing a book­ing is offered after the symp­tom check-up has been filled in, if your symp­toms require a coro­n­avirus test.

Assess your symp­toms and con­tact us via the Omaolo-ser­vice.

Or call us:

Adults, over 16-year-old per­sons who have become ill:

Soite’s helpline on the coro­n­avirus:
06 828 7499

Open week­days from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on the week­ends from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

If urgent care is required, call:

Soite’s com­mon
emer­gency clin­ic
116 117

Under 16-year-old per­sons who have become ill:

Soite’s pae­di­atric
emer­gency clin­ic
phone 06 826 4444

Open 24/7

Coro­n­avirus vaccinations

Help in the coro­n­avirus situation:

Helpline for psy­cho­log­i­cal first aid
06 828 7288 

Open dur­ing week­days Mon­day to Fri­day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Advice for the elder­ly on the coro­n­avirus
06 828 7288

Open dur­ing week­days Mon­day to Fri­day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The num­ber for psy­cho­log­i­cal first aid also offers advice for the elder­ly on the coro­n­avirus. Per­sons who are over 70 years old can call the num­ber if they have ques­tions about the coro­n­avirus situation.

Infor­ma­tion on the coro­n­avirus by tele­phone and chat (The Finnish Government)

Soite’s coro­n­avirus site

Coronavirus task group information

  • 05.03.2021

    Soite’s coro­n­avirus task group informs on the 4th of March 2021

    Three new cas­es of coro­n­avirus infec­tion have been con­firmed in Soite’s area. Those infect­ed were already in quar­an­tine and thus the infec­tions did not cause fur­ther expo­sures. In total, 225 cas­es of coro­n­avirus infec­tions have been con­firmed in the hos­pi­tal dis­trict of Cen­tral Ostro­both­nia dur­ing the pandemic.


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