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 Foreing 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 – urgent appointments are made. Dental healthcare resumes to normal on 29.6.2020
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 are banned in Vanajavesi hospital and non-stop care homes for the elderly and the disabled. It is possible to visit the elderly in the care home, but the visits are organized outside.
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 healthy!
Services for the children, the youth and families are open and ready to help!
Education and welfare
Summer holidays start on 30.5.2020
The City of Hämeenlinna wishes all pupils and students happy summer holidays!
New school year starts on 11.8.2020.
Early education and pre-school education reopened on 14.5.2020. More information here.
Services for the Youth
Summer activities for the youth can be found on the services for the youth website.
Libraries and mobile libraries have been opened since 1.6.2020. The City’s Main Library has been closed in the Wetteri building and moves to its renovated premises at Lukiokatu 2. The library at Lukiokatu will be partially open from 1.7.2020.
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 will be 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.
To get more detailed information, see the whole article in Finnish here.