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You can get the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the Iso Omena vaccination site without booking an appointment

2021-07-16

You can get the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at the Iso Omena vaccination site without booking an appointment. You can visit the site from Monday to Friday between 9:30 and 11:30 and between 12:15 and 14:00. The vaccine is available to all Espoo residents who are 16 or older (i.e. born in or before 2005) and 12–15-year-olds who belong to risk group 1 or 2 determined by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).

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An increase in coronavirus infections puts a strain on contact tracing

2021-07-20

The number of coronavirus infections in Espoo has increased. Infections have been currently detected especially in young adults, and their source has been concentrated in leisure activities. Contact tracing is currently congested due to the rapid increase in infections. We currently contact exposed individuals within 2-3 days at the latest.

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The coronavirus booster vaccine can now be taken earlier

2021-07-20

The booster vaccine can be taken at the earliest eight weeks after the first dose of coronavirus vaccination. We recommend that the booster vaccine should preferably be taken over a period of approximately 12 weeks.

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Several coronavirus infections among Hanko Regatta visitors – we ask all Espoo-based visitors to get tested

2021-07-15

Espoo’s Infectious Disease Unit strongly recommends that all Espoo residents who visited the Hanko Regatta get tested for the coronavirus as soon as possible.

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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.

If you suspect you have any signs of the coronavirus, book a test appointment.

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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)
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Follow birds in the Laajalahti wetlands live online

Bird Life Finland has installed a live camera in the Laajalahti Nature Reserve, allowing you to follow birds’ activities on the seaside meadow and in the water.

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Coronavirus vaccinations in Espoo

The vaccine is now available to Espoo residents who have turned 16 or are older than 16 and also for 12–15-year-olds who have a medical condition that significantly increases their risk of severe coronavirus disease. 

You can book an appointment: www.bookcovidvaccine.fi. If you want to book an appointment by phone, call our number 09 816 34800 (Mon–Fri 8:00–18:00) and leave a call-back request.

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Read more: espoo.fi/coronavaccination

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