(Updated 18 May 2022)
NOTE: Follow the effects of the care strike at VSSHP (vssph.fi)
You do not need to contact health care services or get tested for coronavirus if your symptoms are mild and you are not in at-risk groups because of your health or profession.
If you have severe symptoms, such as shortness of breath or a decline in your overall condition, contact health care services or call 112 in an emergency.
The use of masks is still recommended in the following situations:
- The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) recommends fourth vaccinations for all who have reached the age of 80 and for all elderly r
The temporary amendment to the Health Insurance Act entered into force on 28 February 2022, and the Act applies from 1 January to 30 June 2022.
Turku Social Emergency Services
- Turku Social Emergency Services offers discussion and crisis support, tel +358 2 262 6003
- The Government decided on 22.12.2021 that coronavirus vaccinations would be offered to all those five years of age and over.
On 9 December 2021, the Regional State Administrative Agency for Southwestern Finland decided to prohibit all public events and public meeting
Coronavirus is now spreading throughout the city and in all age groups. Young adults have also been hospitalised. Most of those w
Residents of Turku aged 12 or over will be vaccinated on
Varissuo health station (address Nisse Kavon katu 3):
Those who have received two vaccine doses no longer need to be tested, which means less people are getting tested than previously.
Third dose is given to enhance and extend the protection provided by the two doses in people whose vaccinations have been administered a long time
We recommend that a child or young person showing symptoms should not go to school or early education.
- THL recommends a third dose of coronavirus vaccine for at-risk 12- to 17-year-olds.
Only first doses of the coronavirus vaccine will be given at these events.
The coronavirus vaccination reception will move from the Fair Center to Satakunnantie 105 (formerly Kontti secondhand store) and will operate on ne
Pop-up vaccination events are intended for those in need of their first vaccination.
Pregnant persons are at greater risk of severe coronavirus disease than the rest of their age group.
Thursday 12 August and Friday 13 August A pop-up event will be organised at the Varissuo health centre at which you can get the first dose of the c