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Protecting yourself from coronavirus disease

Typical Covid-19 symptoms: what to do?

Symptoms of Covid-19 are usually mild – stay at home. Typical symptoms are:

  • Headache
  • Cough
  • Throat pain
  • Muscle ache
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath. 

If you get serious symptoms like shortness of breath or high fever, call: Tel. 09 2719 3666 (Mon–Fri 8-18, Sat–Sun 10-18)

Keep a distance of one meter    Cough

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Protect yourself and your family from infection (PDF 702 Mb)

Stay at home as much as you can

Reduce the infection risk by staying home. Take care off only your most important tasks

This means:

  • Shopping your food when it is not crowded in the store. Please buy food by taking in to consideration that there's enough of it to last for several days
  • Take care your/your familys pharmacy needs; medication etc. in one shopping
  • Don't make any visits to your friends or family. Minimize any outside contact. You can always call your friends/family members or Skype them
  • When you need to go in public places, please take care of the safety instructions or keep 2 meter safety distance between people, cough on your sleeve, remember to wash you hands with soap and water after attending public areas
  • At home remember to always wash your hands after going to the bathroom/toilet, coughing or sneezing. Please make sure all your family memebers are using their own towel. Use diposable paper napkins when sneezing/coughing and throw them away.

More information in English:

https://aineistopankki.thl.fi/l/wPLfm-RHjMq7

https://thl.fi/en/web/infectious-diseases