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Nearly 150 people quarantined in connection with Kuokkala Comprehensive School – overall coronavirus situation in Jyväskylä still calm

12.04.2021
Nearly 150 people have been ordered to quarantine from 4 and 5 April due to possible exposure to the coronavirus at Kuokkala Comprehensive School. The chain of transmission in question was uncovered during Easter. After an intensive tracing and calling operation the families of all pupils thought to have been exposed have now been reached. All those exposed will be directed to coronavirus testing.

Individual infections related to one chain of transmission were found simultaneously in several different classes of the Kuokkala Comprehensive Sch

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Hoitaja suojavarusteissa valmistelee koronanäytteenottoa

City of Jyväskylä waiting for more detailed instructions on how to implement the coronavirus restrictions – decisions on possible distance education in upper secondary schools will be made on Friday 5 March

02.03.2021
In accordance with the Government's guidelines, the City of Jyväskylä is prepared to move to distance learning as of 8 March 2021.

In accordance with the Government's guidelines, upper secondary schools are proposed to be transferred to distance education for the period from 8

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Koronavilkku-sovellus älypuhelimen ruudulla

Jyväskylä is still in the spreading phase of the coronavirus epidemic, although the number of infections is decreasing

08.02.2021
Jyväskylä is still in the spreading phase of the coronavirus epidemic. Last week, 123 new infections were detected, compared with around 240 the week before. The two-week incidence rate of coronavirus infections in Jyväskylä was as much as 229.8 infections per 100,000 inhabitants. The need for hospital care in Jyväskylä has not started to grow significantly.

Last week, the disease was transmitted in following occasions:

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Maski on pöydällä

City of Jyväskylä coronavirus recommendations extended until 17 January 2021

18.12.2020
On 17 December The Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland issued an order that the number of participants in public events should be limited to 10 people as of 22 December. The order is valid until 17 January 2021. The order has an impact on the City of Jyväskylä's operations.

The performances of the Jyväskylä City Theatre and Jyväskylä Sinfonia are cancelled until 17 January 2021.

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Kaksi naista maskit kasvoillaan ostoskeskuksessa.

City of Jyväskylä prohibits the public from attending match and competition events at its own venues until 21 December 2020, the performances of the Jyväskylä Sinfonia and the City theatre will be cancelled

02.12.2020
The ban is due to the worsening coronavirus situation and the decision issued yesterday by the Regional State Administrative Agency to limit the number of participants in public events.

The Regional State Administrative Agency of Western and Inner Finland prohibits indoor and outdoor public events and general meetings attended by m

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Koronanäyteputkilot pöydällä

The corona infection numbers in the City of Jyväskylä are still declining – yet 6 infections in the long-term care ward in Keljo

05.11.2020
During the week 44 27 infections were discovered, whereas during the week 43 55 infections were diagnosed and in the week 42 there were as many as 108 infections. Even though the infection numbers were declining, the emergency management team of the City of Jyväskylä were concerned about the fact that altogether 6 infections were discovered at the weekend in the long-term care ward in Keljo.

The City highlights that you only should visit the housing units of the aged people and services for disabled persons when you are completely healt

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Käsidesiä ja kasvomaskeja

Omaolo-service includes a corona symptom assessment also in English

02.10.2020
Omaolo-service includes a corona symptom assessment not only in Finnish and Swedish but also in English. The Koronavilkku-application will get an updated English version probably during the week 41.

By using the Omaolo symptom assessment the user receives the recommendation for how to deal with the situation guiding to the medical treatment.

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Koronanäytteenottoa keskussairaalan Showroomin autokaistalla

Jyväskylä gives an extensive mask recommendation to its residents over the age of 15 for two weeks - masks must always be worn in all indoor public places as well as at public events.

25.09.2020
The city also appeals to student organisations to further postpone student events. Jyväskylä recommends extensive use of face masks to all its residents over the age of 15 during the next two weeks. The reason is the growing number of Covid-19 infections in Jyväskylä and the estimate that an acceleration phase of the disease is underway in Jyväskylä.

During this week, there have already been 37 positive test results in the Jyväskylä health services (the situation on 24 September). The incidence

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Naisella ja miehellä kasvomaskit linja-autossa.

The City of Jyväskylä continues to tackle coronavirus testing backlog and recommends that people wear face masks on public transport and at mass gatherings

14.08.2020
The government and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) have recently issued new recommendations on face mask use. Under the new rules, face masks are to be worn on public transport and while attending a coronavirus testing facility. THL has ruled that face masks are not suitable for children, and the guidance on face coverings applies to people aged 15 and over. The City of Jyväskylä additionally recommends that people wear face masks while attending large gatherings involving people who have travelled there from a number of different areas and if social distancing cannot be observed.

City of Jyväskylä continues to tackle coronavirus testing backlog

Jyväskylä’s coronavirus testing service has been overwhelmed with demand,

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Lapsi saippuoi käsiään. A child is washing hands.

Meeting with relatives is possible in the City of Jyväskylä housing services for the elderly and the mentally handicapped, taking into account the protection measures

25.05.2020
The meetings are carried out under strict guidelines, and taking into account various safety measures to ensure the safety of the residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The experiment started at the Jyväskylä housing units for the elderly and the mentally handicapped on organising meetings with family members outdo

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Hana suljetaan kertakäyttöpaperilla käsien pesun jälkeen

Backlog in coronavirus testing in Jyväskylä – if you have mild symptoms of cold you can stay at home, you do not need to be tested

22.04.2020
The number of coronavirus tests in Jyväskylä, Hankasalmi and Uurainen has increased since the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare urged municipalities to expand coronavirus testing. Jyväskylä now has a backlog of people with mild symptoms of cold or with no symptoms at all waiting to be tested for the coronavirus.

Only people who have symptoms that suggest they may have caught the coronavirus (fever, shortness of breath, loss of taste and smell, diarrhoea, an

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Kynä kädessä

Jyväskylä City Library offers guidance on the use of E-materials by phone

31.03.2020
Where can I see my loans? How can I borrow an E-book? How are E-audiobooks used? During the coronavirus pandemic, Jyväskylä City Library offers guidance on the use of E-materials by phone.

Jyväskylä City Library has set up a new telephone service to guide customers in their use of E-materials.  

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Tabletin selailua kirjastossa

The City of Jyväskylä will call all its over 70 residents to make sure they are coping during the corona quarantine

26.03.2020
The City of Jyväskylä will start calling all its over 70 residents who are not using any of the services of the City. The purpose is to make sure that the elderly are coping during the corona quarantine.

The task is huge since there are nearly 18,000 over-70-year-olds in Jyväskylä and only a good 2,000 of them are using the City’s services.

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Palveluohjaajat neuvovat ikäihmisten asioissa puhelimessa ja kotikäynneillä

The city libraries close their doors temporarily

17.03.2020
The city libraries are closed as a measure to prevent the spread of the corona virus. The closure lasts until 13.4.

The closure als

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Jyväskylän pääkirjasto-kansalaisopistotalo

City of Jyväskylä establishes infection reception at each health centre

14.03.2020
Patients with mild symptoms who don't need hospital care will not be tested for coronavirus.

On Friday 13 March, the Central Finland Hospital District announced that the demand for coronavirus sampling exceeds iCentral finland Hospital Dist

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City of Jyväskylä intensifies its efforts to protect the local population from the coronavirus

13.03.2020
City of Jyväkylä is intensifying its efforts and taking further precautions to protect the local residents and employees from the spread of the coronavirus. At the same time, the City will issue instructions for situations in which people need to be quarantined or isolated.

The information provided by the National Institution for Health and Welfare and the developments in other countries suggest that the number of thos

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Ihminen pesee käsiään

Updated information on the coronavirus

13.03.2020
Updated on 8 APRIL: The symptoms of the coronavirus (COVID-19) include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Most of those catching the virus have a normal respiratory inflection, or a cold. If you do not have severe symptoms, stay at home and rest.

It is important to prevent the virus from spreading to other people for whom the virus may be dangerous. The virus may be dangerous for old people in particular and for those with other lung and heart diseases.



What should I do if I get ill? 

If you have normal cold symptoms, such as cough or fever, stay at home and rest. 

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Stetoskooppi, lääkelaukku ja purkki