If you think that you may have been infected with the coronavirus, follow these steps
Contact Ivalo Health Centre and book an appointment for corona test by calling +358 40 188 7400 on weekdays between 8:15 - 10:00 and 13:00 -14:00. In sudden and urgent cases, please call the on-call nurse's number +358 40 770 9187 any time, 24/7. There is also a testing point in Näätämö at the Finnish-Norwegian border. It is open between 10:00 and 18:00 on weekdays and Saturdays, tel. +358 40 178 5557.
Do not go to the health centre, call first.The health centre operates a call-back system if they are too busy to answer your call.Listen to the instructions and follow them.
Corona vaccinations in Inari Municipality, updated 14.6.2021
Information about compulsary health examinations in Lapland and guidelines for travellers
Compulsory health examinations in the Lapland Hospital District for persons entering Finland, Laplandentry.fi
Covid-19 testing points in Lapland for persons entering the country
Guidelines for border traffic during pandemic
Read latest updates about coronavirus on the webpage of Finnish institute for health and welfare.
Latest information about coronavirus situation in Lapland Hospital District in English. Instructions for travellers.
We warmly recommend that you download the Koronavilkku app on your phone at https://koronavilkku.fi/en/ Koronavilkku is a contact tracing app produced by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) to help you find out whether you may have been exposed to coronavirus.
It is important to wear a face mask and keep safety distances.
If you have a mild respiratory infection, get well at home
Avoid contact with other people.This is to prevent the spread of the disease.
Cover your mouth and nose with a paper tissue when coughing or sneezing.
Put the used paper tissue in the rubbish bin immediately.
If you don't have a paper tissue, cough or sneeze in your upper sleeve, not in your hands.
Agree with your employees on a self-reporting system in cases of acute respiratory infections.
We need the resources for other work due to the exceptional situation.
Information on the coronavirus:
National helpline of the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) tel. +358 (0)295 535 535 Weekdays 8:00 - 21:00 Saturdays 9:00 - 15:00
The helpline does not provide health advice or emergency advice for acute symptoms.
On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the coronavirus epidemic a pandemic. On 16 March 2020, the Finnish Government, together with the President of the Republic, declared a state of emergency in Finland due to the coronavirus situation. The state of emergency causes changes also in health care services in order to focus treatment on cases that require urgent treatment.