Soite’s coro­n­avirus task group informs on the 29th of April 2021

Soite’s coro­n­avirus task group has a meet­ing on Thurs­days and when need­ed. The pre­pared­ness is in accor­dance with plan.

The cur­rent sit­u­a­tion of infection

No new coro­n­avirus cas­es have been con­firmed in Soite’s area. The lat­est pos­i­tive coro­n­avirus infec­tion in the area was con­firmed on the 28th of April 2021. The inci­dence of coro­n­avirus infec­tions dur­ing the last 14 days is cur­rent­ly 2.6 /100 000 citizens

No patients are cur­rent­ly being treat­ed for COVID-19 at the Cen­tral Ostro­both­nia Cen­tral Hospital.


Coro­n­avirus vac­ci­na­tions are pro­gress­ing well with­in Soite’s area. Cur­rent­ly, vac­ci­na­tion is open for all res­i­dents over the age of 55 as well as 16–64-year-old per­sons who belong to risk group 1 or 2 and have an ill­ness or con­di­tion that is very high­ly or high­ly pre­dis­pos­ing to a severe coro­n­avirus disease.

Appoint­ment book­ing opens again on Tues­day May 4th at 12 noon at the num­ber 06 828 7488. More appoint­ments will also become avail­able in the Oma­hoito elec­tron­ic appoint­ment book­ing sys­tem on Tues­day at 12 noon. Appoint­ment times will be added to the elec­tron­ic book­ing sys­tem at oth­er times as well if they become avail­able due to can­cel­la­tions or sud­den increas­es in the num­ber of vac­cines. Link: Addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion about appoint­ment book­ing for vaccinations.

A new vac­ci­na­tion site will be opened at Pas­seli in Veteli week 18. The vac­ci­na­tion appoint­ment can be booked to any coro­na vac­ci­na­tion site you want. Vac­ci­na­tion sites are list­ed on the page on coro­n­avirus vac­cines.

All vac­cines, like oth­er med­i­cines, may have side effects. If you expe­ri­ence any side effects and need help, you can call Soite’s Med­ical Helpline at 116 117. Most side effects of the coro­n­avirus vac­cines are mild and tem­po­rary. The most com­mon side effects after vac­ci­na­tion are local symp­toms at the injec­tion site, such as pain, red­ness, heat and swelling. Tran­sient gen­er­al symp­toms such as fever, mus­cle aches, headache, fatigue, irri­tabil­i­ty, nau­sea and chills are also very com­mon. Addi­tion­al infor­ma­tion can be found at both THL’s and FIMEA’s web sites.


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