How to prevent the coronavirus? (THL)

Recommendation on the use of face masks for citizens (THL)

Instructions on the correct use of face masks

Инструкция: Так Вы будете правильно пользоваться маской для лица

إرشادات: هكذا تستخدم كمامة الوجه بشكل صحيح

Fol­low this advice if you have symp­toms of the coro­n­avirus

If you have even just mild symptoms that fit the coronavirus, stay at home and contact us!
Call us and a professional in Soite will assess your need of care. If needed, we will ask you to come to our unit and for a coronavirus test. If you have mild symptoms, it is safe to remain at home and to follow the advice for home care.

Assess your symptoms in the Omaolo-service.

If you suspect that you have a coronavirus infection, do not come to Soite’s units - instead call us first.

Adults, over 16-year-olds who have become ill:

Soites helpline on the coro­n­avirus:
06 828 7499

Open 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

com­mon emer­gency clin­ic:
06 826 4500

Under 16-year-olds who have become ill:

Soite’s pae­di­atric emer­gency clin­ic (las­ten päivystys/barnakuten)
06 826 4444

Open 24/7


Coronavirus testing is done in Kokkola at the infection unit, at the common emergency clinic and at the paediatric emergency clinic. Outside of Kokkola tests are done at the infection units at Veteli (Tunkkar) and Kannus health care stations.


Risk groups for coronavirus disease

Advice for children who belong to an at-risk group when it comes to COVID-19 (in Finnish and partly in Swedish.

Advice for the elderly

Advice on the coronavirus for the municipal educational administrations (in Finnish)


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