COVID-19

For actual information about COVID-19 in English, please visit the Finnish institute for health and welfare (THL) website. THL updates the situation overview and publishes instructions on the institute website.

As of 1 January 2023, the East Uusimaa wellbeing services county is in charge of the health and social services

You get all current announcements and news about health and social services from the East Uusimaa wellbeing services county’s website itauusimaa.fi starting from 1 January 2023. You can also find information about covid-19 and the coronavirus vaccinations from their website.

Go to the East Uusimaa wellbeing services county's website

COVID-19 symptoms

Symptoms include fever, cough, headache, nausea, diarrhea, muscle pain, sore throat, runny nose, shortness of breath, and loss of smell and taste. 

You can fill in a symptom checker if you suspect that you have caught coronavirus. The symptom checker will help you evaluate whether you might have a coronavirus infection. It gives you advice whether you need to see a doctor or a nurse. It also gives advice on how to stop the virus from spreading. Take an assessment at Omaolo.fi 

How to book a COVID-19 test appointment 

Alternative 1: Make an appointment using the Coronabot

Residents in the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS) can book an appointment to a COVID-19 test themselves via the Coronabot  system.

Alternative 2: Call to make an appointment

Call the health care centre appointment number, Monday–Friday between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tel: 019 5600 600