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Mayor Jukka Mäkelä’s budget proposal for 2021: Espoo will secure services for residents, in spite of major challenges posed by the coronavirus


The coronavirus pandemic has weakened the employment situation and the expected local income tax and corporation tax revenues, while especially the need for social and health services has increased.

A child participating in the making of Peek into Espoo picture book.

New book about Espoo to be created as a colourful collaboration between an artist and preschool children – while the children come up with ideas for the Espoo of the future


Preschool groups have been invited to participate in the illustration work for the new Peek into Espoo picture book. The aim of the book is to describe the city in a diverse way and to encourage children to tell stories about Espoo themselves. The children’s thoughts will also be heard in the updating of the Espoo story, i.e. the city's strategy.

Suviniitty, a new residential area in Espoon keskus, pictured from above.

More housing is being planned in Suviniitty in Espoon keskus


Development continues in the new Suviniitty residential area in Espoon keskus. More housing is being planned for the partially completed area.

Djupsundsbäcken in Finnoo

Plots for wooden buildings in Finnoo attracted interest


The sales of the new apartment building plots in Finnoo is progressing. The proposed buyer is a consortium formed by Suomen Puukerrostalot Oy, Lindbäcks Group Ab and Kallioinen Yhtiöt. The purchase price is 4.8 million euros.

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Coronavirus Advice

On our corona page you will find topical information about the corona virus as well as related measures and restrictions.

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Outdoor Sports Facilities

If you use outdoor sports facilities, please follow these guidelines and instructions:

  • Stay at least a couple of metres away from other people.
  • Take care of hygiene (use gloves if you for example touch exercise equipment and blow your nose into a tissue)
Katja Reinas graphic art.

Juurisyy – Katja Reina's graphic art at Nature House Villa Elfvik

In the Juurisyy exhibition, nature-related themes reflect the diversity of human emotions and life situations. With her art, Reina wants to remind us all of the importance of maintaining an interactive relationship with nature.

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Do you suspect a coronavirus infection?

If you suspect you have any signs of the coronavirus, you can book a test appointment through the HUS coronavirus bot. 

If you wish to book an appointment by phone, call Espoo’s coronavirus helpline, tel. 09 816 34600. The helpline is open from Monday to Friday from 7:00 to 18:00 and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 to 15:00. In the evening, call the Medical Helpline, tel. 116 117.

You can also assess your symptoms at (in Finnish, Swedish and English). You will then get instructions based on your symptoms.

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