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.