Two new coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Soite’s area — three are treated at the hospital
Two new coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Soite’s area. The infections are connected to an earlier chain of infections and both of the infected persons were already in quarantine.
Three persons who have been infected with the coronavirus are treated at the Central Ostrobothnia Central Hospital.
Overall, 137 coronavirus infections have now been confirmed in Central Ostrobothnia hospital district during the whole pandemic. Link: updated situational picture
Everyone can help prevent infections
A broader recommendation on the use of face masks is in effect in Soite’s area. A face mask is one method of preventing the spread of coronavirus infections.
Stop the coronavirus from spreading:
- Wash your hands or use a hand sanitizer often
- Cough into your sleeve or into a handkerchief
- Keep a distance to other people
- Use a mask
- If you have symptoms, stay at home and seek out coronavirus testing early and even if you only have mild symptoms
- Install and use the Koronavilkku coronavirus app
It is important to get tested even if one only has mild symptoms!
You can contact Soite’s infection reception by filling in the coronavirus symptom check-up in the Omaolo service at: https://www.omaolo.fi/?lang=en. If your symptoms require it, your contact information can be conveyed to Soite. Alternatively, you can book a time yourself via Omaolo to a 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.
Contact by phone:
The coronavirus helpline is open on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on weekends from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., phone 06 828 7499 (adults, over 16-year-old persons who are ill). Soite’s paediatric emergency clinic is open around the clock 24/7, phone 06 826 4444 (under 16-year-old persons who are ill). If your health requires urgent care, call Soite’s common emergency clinic, phone 06 826 4500.