If you have symptoms matching respiratory tract infection or you suspect coronavirus infection, it is important to get tested for coronavirus. The test is free of charge. Please only select one of the two options below, as the personnel of Turku health stations handles contact requests coming through both channels in order of receipt.
Information about the opening times, services and restrictions of Sports Services during the state of emergency caused by coronavirus is gathered on this page. The page is updated as more details occur.
Don’t use the sports facilities if you are ill.
Remember to ensure that safety distances are maintaned.
Maintain good hand hygiene.
Cough into your sleeve.
Revenue from central government transfers amounted to a total of EUR 336.5 million, being EUR 74.7 million, i.e. 28.6% more than the previous year. The central government granted a sizeable support package for municipalities to cover the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Student Health Care provides health care services for students studying in upper secondary school and vocational school. The services are meant for students in lines of study which entitle student financial aid, with the following exceptions:
Many of Monitori’s services are also available digitally. Due to the coronavirus situation, we would like to ask our clients to please favour online services whenever possible.
You can use the links below to
The public health nurse of your academy helps you with matters related to illnesses. You can visit a public health nurse without an appointment in the mornings. Please note that the opening hours vary depending on the service point and due to the coronavirus situation.
Services of the public health nurse are:
The unexpected coronavirus pandemic significantly restricted the predictability and development of national and municipal economies. However, a surplus of EUR 10.2 million for the financial period was achieved primarily thanks to a EUR 75.4 million central government injection to support the tax funding of municipalities. EUR 53.1 million was received as central government transfers and EUR 22.3 million was received for corporate tax revenue. Of the central government transfer, EUR 47.7 went to basic services and EUR 1.5 million to the Education and Culture Division.
Our customers and staff are of the utmost importance to us. We want you to be able to visit the library with confidence. We monitor the development of the coronavirus situation and adjust the activities according to the recommendations. Let's take care of the safety of us all together!
School Health Care serves in all matters related to the physical and mental health of a comprehensive school student.
The school nurse and doctor can be contacted through School Health Care. In all matters related to the well-being of a student the school nurse should be contacted first.
An appointment to the school doctor must always be arranged through the school nurse.
In urgent cases of illness and outside school hours the primary place for care is the student’s own local health station.
School Health Care is statutory and free of charge. It aims to promote student's health and to support their healthy growth, development and mental wellbeing in co-operation with parents, teachers and other student welfare services.
Student Health Care aims to support students in maintaining their ability to study, conducting self-care, having adequate life management skills as well as in reaching and maintaining their ability to function.
The budget for 2021 and the financial plan for 2021–2024 are strongly in deficit.
Culture and event actors are committed to the following measures to ensure a safe visit for the visitors:
We require the actors who join us to have undertaken a long list of actions regarding safety, hygiene and the welfare of their customers because of the coronavirus pandemic. Among other things, we require that the actors:
Due to the Coronavirus outbreak and concerns regarding the situation later this year, the organisers decided to produce the Annual Forum virtually. The Virtual Annual Forum took place online on 20 October 2020. Programme recording is available for everyone interested (subtitled version coming soon).
Registration is now closed to The EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) 11th Annual Forum.
Alfa Sports Centre is a versatile training place for clubs: The centre has facilities for martial arts, boxing, wrestling, weight lifting, table tennis and gymnastics.
Entry with a Club Wristband
When entering a training session, you will need a wristband which you can receive from your club. Ring the doorbell if you need help. The staff will not open the gate. Below you can find further information about the clubs at Alfa and the club wristbands.
You can get student discounts, for example, in the following locations:
Across the globe, the year 2020 was characterised by the coronavirus pandemic and its dramatic impacts on the functionality of societies. Finland implemented strong restriction measures to curb the pandemic, especially during the spring of 2020. The restrictions and changes in people’s behaviour had a significant impact on the City’s operations and its operating environment. However, the effect on Finland’s general economic situation was more moderate than originally feared.
Can I use a computer at Monitori Market Square?
There are about twenty computer terminals available to customers. One of these is an accessible computer terminal. Due to the coronavirus situation, only some of the customer terminals are currently in use.
Can I leave post to Kela and the City of Turku outside service hours?
Outside of our service hours, you can submit documents to be sent to Kela and the City of Turku by post to the postbox located in the green recess midway through Kauppahallinkuja.
Produced by Statistics Finland, division-specific turnover data for the Turku sub-region is available until the end of September 2020. The impacts of the coronavirus pandemic are evident in the development of turnover and the number of employees of the Turku sub-region and the entire country. The turnover for businesses in all sectors increased moderately by 0.9% (entire country -0.8%) from the previous year in the Turku sub-region during the first quarter of 2020, but turned to a steep decline in the second quarter (sub-region -10.9% and entire country -8.5%).
Higher education students enjoy living in Turku. This was demonstrated by the student survey conducted in the spring of 2020, which was responded to by 3,430 students. As many as 98% of them would recommend Turku to their friends as a student city.
The abnormal spring period overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic did not dilute higher education students’ views of Turku as a great city for students. They find that Turku offers an excellent environment for studies and living. Almost all of the respondents would recommend Turku to their friends as a student city.
Affordable exercise all season long with a single load!
The affordable Student Wristband is intended for students in upper secondary education (general upper secondary schools and vocational schools) and higher education institutions. The wristband encourages the user to exercise when it best suits their schedule. The Student Wristband is valid for six months from the date of purchase, and the user can use it once a day to access a sporting facility of their choice. The right to purchase the product requires a valid student card or certificate to be presented.
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