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Espoo Magazine: The reform of general upper secondary education


The latest issue of Espoo Magazine tells you about the education provided by general upper secondary schools as of next autumn. The new upper secondary school model encourages students to make a difference.

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New restrictions and recommendations for the Helsinki metropolitan area


The coronavirus coordination group for the Helsinki metropolitan area has decided on new restrictions and recommendations to be introduced in the region as of Monday 30 November 2020. It is hoped that the three-week period will curb the spread of the epidemic in the capital region.

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Espoo’s Islamic communities combat the coronavirus together with the city


On Thursday, the representatives of Espoo’s Islamic communities and Mayor Jukka Mäkelä joined a video call to discuss the rapidly deteriorating coronavirus situation in the capital region. The Muslim community stated that they are fully committed to following the safety recommendations issued by cities and authorities.


The Technical Services Committee addressed transport connections between Henttaa and Suurpelto


The Technical Services Committee has discussed the transport connections between Suurpelto and Henttaa and road safety in the Opinmäen koulu area.

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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,  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.

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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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Nature House Villa Elfvik is closed from 30 November to 20 December 2020

Nature House Villa Elfvik is closed from 30 November to 20 December 2020. All events have been cancelled or postponed. Also Café Elfvik is closed.


Risk groups are prioritised to receive the influenza vaccine

Risk groups are prioritised to receive the influenza vaccine and for now only risk groups can have vaccination. We kindly ask you to cancel your appointment, if you do not belong to a risk group. 

You can cancel your time at or by calling

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