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.

Latest information of Covid 19 exposures and infection tracing in Inari Municipality

Medical Director's guidelines for travellers arriving to Inari Municipality


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, and it is also desirable that you postpone unnecessary gatherings and night-life fun that leads to forgetting social distancing. There is a risk that Christmas celebrations in Saariselkä and the whole municipality of Inari will be jeopardized if further infection chains appear.

Outi Liisanantti
Medical Director
Ivalo Health Centre

 

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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.

Do not go to the health centre, call first

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.

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.

Employers

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.

Inari Municipality news about coronavirus situation

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