Current information on coronavirus
What to do if you suspect that you have contracted coronavirus
- If you have mild respiratory symptoms, stay home and prevent others from getting infected.
- Do self-assessment OMAOLO test to check if you might have contracted the coronavirus.
- If your condition worsens or you need advice on treatment, call your health center on weekdays from 8:00 to 15:00. In the evenings or at weekends you can contact the emergency department of Central Hospital of Kanta-Häme.
- The Central Hospital of Kanta-Häme informs about the number of coronavirus patients daily on their website
If you know Finnish language, please, follow also Hämeenlinna City- corona web site.
Check the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for the latest travel advisories.
Medical prescriptions can be renewed online. Appointments to laboratories and X-ray examinations can be made as before.
Dental healthcare work normally.
Please, cancel your appointment if you have symptoms of the flue or corona virus.
Services for the elderly
The City Services work daily.
Information and guidance is available on the phone on weekdays, 9.00-15.00.
Visits at care homes for the elderly and the disabled are allowed, please read the guidelines here.
Telephone helpline of the Hämeenlinna Social Services, tel. 03 621 3303, is open Mon. – Tue. and Thu. – Fri. 9.00 – 12.00, and on Wed. 13.00 – 15.00. You can also always notify of your need for assistance electronically.
Kanta-Häme social emergency helpline tel. 03 6217100 24/7.
Services for the disabled if only possible services are organized at homes.
Maternity and child care services are open both parents can come for the visit. Please remember to come for your visit healthy!
Services for the children, the youth and families are open and ready to help!
Basic schools started on 11 August 2020. Hygiene guidelines are strictly followed in schools. Schools will also inform families about current issues through the Wilma service.
13.9.2020 Distance learning in upper secondary school (lyseon lukio) in Hämeenlinna due to coronavirus
11.9.2020 Two more students exposed to coronavirus in Ruununmylly school
10.9.2020 Coronavirus in Ruununmylly school
6.8.2020 guidelines on organization of the school year safely
Child with the flu symptoms should stay at home. If a child feels ill during the day, he or she will stay in a separate room for the rest of the day, until parents take him or her home.
Children will eat in their own groups if possible and all hygiene measures will be taken into consideration.
Own toys cannot be brought to kindergartens.
Services for the Youth
Current activities for the youth can be found on the services for the youth website.
Libraries are open normally. See more information on the opening times of libraries in Hämeenlinna on the website.
Hämeenlinna City Museums – website.
Hämeenlinna Art Museum – website.
Kortteli2 exhibition – website.
Verkatehdas – website.
Cultural centre for children and youth ARX
The center is open from 1.8.2020. Summer activities for children organize by the ARX culture center can be found on the website, here.
Current information of the Hämeenlinna Sport Halls – website
You can find exercise ideas how to keep in shape while staying at home, also during the exceptional, corona-time. See more here.
Current information and how the situation with coronavirus affects the public transportation in Hämeenlinna region can be found on the public transportation website. Read also more in myintegration news here (11.8.2020) and here (14.8.2020).
To get more detailed information, see the whole article in Finnish here.