It is important that all of us maintain a good hand hygiene, follow the coughing etiquette and maintain at least a one-metre distance from other people. It is recommended that anyone with the slightest symptoms of a coronavirus infection seek a laboratory test.
Follow the situation via the website of Finnish Institute for health and welfare: Coronavirus COVID-19 – Latest Updates. Also, see the recommendations decided in October 13th to limit the spread of the covid-19 coronavirus in the Metropolitan area.
A national telephone service at the number 0295 535 535 gives general information and advice on the coronavirus on weekdays 8–21 and Saturdays 9–15. The service is primarily available in Finnish and, where possible, also in Swedish and English.
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Information for Vantaa residents
Helpline for Vantaa residents
Helpline 09 8395 0070 is meant for all Vantaa residents concerned about how the coronavirus affects their everyday life. The helpline serves Vantaa residents on weekdays 8–15.30. The service is primarily available in Finnish, Swedish and English. Email email@example.com will support the flow of information, if calling fails for some reason.
General information for Vantaa immigrants
Information on coronavirus and its effects on city services available by phone and via e-mail from Mon–Thurs 11:00–14:00.
Russian, Finnish: Irina Savelova, tel. 0400 842 353, firstname.lastname@example.org
Estonian, Russian, Finnish: Inge-Ly Rannu, tel. 040 847 3203, email@example.com
Somali, Finnish: Habiibo Mohamed, tel. 050 302 4362, firstname.lastname@example.org
Multilingual remote counseling of the Tsempataan project serves Vantaa residents on Tue-Fri 10:00–15:00.
Russian, Finnish: Valeria Komina, tel. 044 948 9220 (WhatsApp, Viber), email@example.com
Arabic, French, Finnish: Abdul Lamghari, tel. 044 493 2093 (WhatsApp), firstname.lastname@example.org
Somali, Finnish: Saed Mohamed, tel. 045 1447 82 (WhatsApp), email@example.com
Somali, Finnish: Mubarak Osman, tel. 045 2681 100 (WhatsApp), firstname.lastname@example.org
Vantaa Association Circle (Järjestörinki) offers counseling for immigrants in several languages.
Dari, Farsi, Pashtu, Russian, Finnish: Ziaulhag Momeni, tel. 045 134 1711 (also WhatsApp, Viber), email@example.com
Dari, Farsi, Pashtu, English, Finnish: Malek Kouhestani, tel. 050 569 9095 (also WhatsApp, Viber), firstname.lastname@example.org
Russian: Zara Makhieva, tel. 045 783 48 754, email@example.com