According to the Communicable Diseases Act (1227/2016), the chief physician responsible for communicable diseases in a municipality or hospital dis
For this reason, a general recommendation to use a mask came into force in institutions of upper secondary education in Turku (vocational instituti
The regional steering group led by the Hospital District of Southwest Finland gathers on Friday 2 October to discuss regional recommendations, amon
A person with coronavirus who may have infected others spent time in the facilities of night club Studio on 18 and 19 September between 11:30 pm an
Overall, 323 coronavirus infections have been detected in Turku (source: the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, 24 September at 10 am).
Jutta Peltoniemi who is physician in charge of communicable diseases in City of Turku Welfare Division recommends along with University of Turku an
In addition, anyone who has attended different kinds of student events in Turku is advised to keep an eye on their condition and get tested for cor
During August, 8797 Turku residents were tested for coronavirus.
With the help of the Koronavilkku app, those exposed to coronavirus – including persons that the infected individuals don’t know personally – can b
Koronavilkku is initially available in Finnish and Swedish. An English vers
In order to prevent coronavirus from spreading, it is essential that children who are ill do not attend day care or school.
Use of face mask recommended
As schools start, the City of Turku recommends the use of face masks for all passengers in public transport.
School health care at schools functions as normally as possible and health check-ups for pupils begin as soon as the term starts.
The Finnish Government continues to recommend avoiding unnecessary travel to all countries except countries from which you are allowed to return wi
Currently, the coronavirus situation in Finland is good and everyone can participate in preventing the epidemic from spreading.
Cross-border commuting for employment and commissions and other essential traffic across the Schengen internal borders is permitted.
In practice, everyday life at sports facilities has demonstrated that some of the current restrictions can be eased partially or removed entirely w
Turku Philharmonic Orchestra´s autumn season has been published and ticket sales has begun.
Summer activities for pupils in grades 1 and 2
The City of Turku organises chargeable summer activities for pupils in grades in 1 and 2.
In swimming facilities, the safety distances, gathering restrictions and elevated level of hygiene are secured through special arrangements such as
- This is good news – we will finally get to open the doors and let the customers back in.
- Staff at sports services have prepared for opening of sports facilities and they are ready to secure safe exercise in accordance with authority g
If you go on a journey (work-related travel or recreational travel), please keep in mind the following instructions.
- We have given staff in schools instructions that teaching should mainly be arranged in their own classroom and be led by one