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Jyväskylä abolishes remaining coronavirus restrictions and recommendations in its services – recommendation to wear a face mask remains in force

01.06.2021
The number of coronavirus infections in Jyväskylä has remained stable. Last week, 12 new infections were detected, the same as the 12 infections over the previous week. In Week 19, 8 infections were detected. The incidence rate in the city is now 15.6 cases per 100,000 population.

The city’s Emergency Management Team has reviewed the national government’s amendments to the hybrid strategy to curb the spread of the coronavirus

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Kasvomaskit kuivumassa pyykkinarulla

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

Jyväskylä's coronavirus situation calms down again

29.03.2021
It is now beginning to appear that the existing recommendations and restrictions in Jyväskylä have been correctly targeted and the residents are complying with them.

The coronavirus situation in Jyväskylä is calming down again.

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Nainen nojaa kaiteeseen ostoskeskuksessa. Hänellä on kasvomaski ja hän selaa puhelintaan.

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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Safety and the vaccines used

26.4.2021: People over the age of 65 can also switch  Astra Zeneca to another corona vaccine product when vaccinated for the first time. 

The authorities for medicinal products only grant a marketing authorisation to a vaccine that has been scientifically demonstrated to be both effective and safe. Safety is also monitored after the vaccine is in the market. Coronavirus vaccines are evaluated on the same quality, safety and efficacy criteria as other medicines.

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Order of vaccination

Currently being vaccinated: 

  • Risk group 1 or 2: 12- to 15-year olds  book by phone tel. 014 266 1472.
  • All 16-year-olds and older  book an appointment online or by phone

For those in risk group 1 or risk group 2 based on an illness: online appointments continue.

Order of vaccination: 

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Appointments to coronavirus vaccination

You always need an appointment for a coronavirus vaccination. A person’s eligibility for vaccination is always checked at the vaccination centre.

To book an appointment, you will need your banking codes to confirm your eligibility. In ”Koronarokotusten ajanvaraus” (booking corona vaccination), click the link "Siirry valitsemaan aika" (select appointment time). If you cannot see ”Koronarokotusten ajanvaraus” (booking corona vaccination) after identifying, you are not eligible to book, yet.

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Coronavirus vaccinations for Jyväskylä, Hankasalmi and Uurainen inhabitants

On 23 July 65,7 % of the Jyväskylä residents have received their first coronavirus vaccination (source: THL).

The coronavirus vaccine protects you from infection by the novel coronavirus and the severe forms of illness it causes. A sufficient vaccination coverage can prevent the spread of the virus among the populace. The coronavirus vaccine is offered to the entire population free of charge.

Vaccination locations

The location of the vaccination will be selected when making the appointment. 

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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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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.

Current recommendations and restrictions during the coronavirus situation

updated on 1 June 2021

Directions, recommendations, restrictions

Recommendations for events

The recommendation not to organize private events for more than 50 people is being removed as of 1 June. Safety distances and good hand hygiene must be followed in gatherings. Private events are all events of a private nature that are not open to the public. Examples of private occasions include birthday parties and private evening parties.

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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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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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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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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.

Early childhood education: preparations for the coronavirus epidemic

On this page, we’ve assembled measures and procedures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus which the Jyväskylä municipal early childhood education services have adopted so far.  This page will be updated as the situation develops. 

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Lapsi ja aikuinen leikkivät lelutalolla.

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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Educational services' preparedness for the coronavirus

On this site, you will find details of the policies and measures that have been introduced for schools in Jyväskylä to prevent the spread of coronavirus. They will shape how our local schools operate in the 2020/21 academic year. The site will be updated as new information becomes available.

Updated on 28 August 2020

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Quarantine during coronavirus

Quarantine and isolation guidelines

You have been ordered to quarantine or isolation due to coronavirus (covid-19). The quarantine period is usually 14 days. 

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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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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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