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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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corona
coronavirus
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Kaksi naista maskit kasvoillaan ostoskeskuksessa.

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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corona
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Käsidesiä ja kasvomaskeja

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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corona
coronavirus
face mask
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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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corona
coronavirus
elderly
disabled
handicapped
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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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coronavirus
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Kynä kädessä

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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koronavirus
coronavirus
elderly
70-year-olds
quarantine
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Palveluohjaajat neuvovat ikäihmisten asioissa puhelimessa ja kotikäynneillä

Services for over-70-year-olds during the quarantine

23.03.2020
The City of Jyväskylä provides extra services for quarantined over-70-year-olds. As of Monday, 23 March, the telephone service hours for the elderly are extended to 18.00.

Over-70-year-olds are to remain in quarantine-like conditions 

Over-70-year-olds should remain at home in quarantine-like condit

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Älypuhelin kädessä.

European Elections 2019

24.04.2019
In Finland the elections to the European Parliament (European Elections) will be held on Sunday 26 May 2019. In the European Elections you can vote either on election day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. or in advance during the advance voting period.


Voting in advance

The advance voting is taken place between 15.-21. May 2019.

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European elections
polling stations
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Jyväsjärvi sinisessä maisemassa.