If you experience symptoms, act as follows:

  • Carry out a symptom assessment online on the Omaolo.fi website or on the Coronabot. If you can’t use online services, call the Medical Helpline, tel. 116 117.
  • Book an appointment for a coronavirus test.
  • Wait for the results at home.
  • Follow the instructions when you get the result.

Prevent the risk of infection:

  • Practise good hand and cough hygiene.
  • Keep a safety distance of at least 2 metres from others.
  • Wear a mask in public places, and when a safe distance cannot be maintained.
  • If you have even mild symptoms (fatigue, headache, runny nose, cough, fever, abdominal pain, vomiting or diarrhea), book an appointment for a coronavirus test and rest at home.

National Institute for Health and Welfare

The National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) is Finland’s national channel for coronavirus information. The THL website provides information on the coronavirus and its prevention, and answers frequently asked questions.

Covid-vaccinations in Kymenlaakso

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine is voluntary and free of charge in Finland, and it is offered to everyone over the age of 16. COVID-19 vaccines provide protection against the severe form of the disease.

Contact us

If you have symptoms of coronavirus
infection, carry out a symptom
assessment via the Omaolo.fi service
or the Coronabot-service.

If you can’t use online-services,
call the Kymsote helpline.

Kymsote helpline

116 117

If your symptoms worsen quickly
or you need more urgent treatment
than on-call care, call the
general emergency number.

General emergency number


Kymenlaakso recommendations

Read and follow the local recommendations.

Use of masks

Read the recommendations for wearing masks.

Minimisation of infection risks

Read the code of conduct and prevent coronavirus infections.

Information for travellers

See local recommendations for travellers if you have to travel during the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus tests

Find the Kymenlaakso coronavirus test locations and follow the instructions on how to apply for a test.


FINENTRY is a digital service that makes it easier to travel to Finland and manage the coronavirus testing that may be required for entry.