<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Tue, 8 Sep 2020 13:27:05 +0300 Copyright City of Tampere webmaster@tampere.fi (Webmaster) City of Tampere https://www.tampere.fi/images/vaakuna.png 76 85 https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html <![CDATA[Cough, runny nose or sore throat? – Use the Omaolo service and avoid queueing on the phone]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/10/19102020_1.html Do you think you have the coronavirus infection? Fill in a coronavirus symptom checker online at Omaolo.fi and let the professionals evaluate your situation. This way you can get instructions easily and quickly and, if necessary, you’ll be referred to a coronavirus test without having to queue on the phone. The coronavirus symptom checker is available at the Omaolo website in English, Finnish and Swedish.

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Mon, 19 Oct 2020 12:46:14 +0300
<![CDATA[Influenza vaccinations to start in Tampere and Orivesi on 19 October ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/10/06102020_1.html The health centres, child welfare clinics as well as school and student health services of the City of Tampere will initiate influenza vaccinations on Monday 19 October 2020. Due to the coronavirus situation, influenza vaccinations are mainly given only by appointment or during other visits to the health centre to avoid queues in the waiting rooms.

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Tue, 6 Oct 2020 16:15:10 +0300
<![CDATA[Social, Health and Care Directors Conference 2020: Nordic countries share their expertise and experiences]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/08/26082020_1.html The Nordic countries’ social, health and care directors held a joint conference on the topic of the covid-19 situation. Due to the pandemic, the annual meeting was arranged as a virtual conference, hosted by the city of Tampere on 20-21 Aug. Sharing the experience made and learning from each other was a key issue at the meeting for the cities as they are developing plans and strategies for preventing the spread of coronavirus.

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Wed, 26 Aug 2020 09:25:08 +0300
<![CDATA[City of Tampere preparing to supply face masks to residents on low income]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/08/18082020_1.html On Thursday 13 August 2020, The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) issued a recommendation that urges citizens to use face masks to protect other people. Face masks provide one means of preventing the spread of coronavirus infections.

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Tue, 18 Aug 2020 13:31:00 +0300
<![CDATA[COVID-19 Recommendations for passengers arriving in Finland]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/07/21072020_1.html While travelling, one should remember to avoid physical contact, maintain a safe distance from other people and follow good hand and coughing hygiene. Coronavirus is primarily transmitted as a droplet infection when a diseased person coughs or sneezes. Coronavirus causes a sudden respiratory tract infection. The symptoms include e.g. a cough, sore throat, fever, shortness of breath, muscle aches and headache.

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Tue, 21 Jul 2020 13:35:02 +0300
<![CDATA[City health centres open all summer – Kämmenniemi the only exception]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/06/08062020_1.html The City of Tampere health centres will be open as usual all summer. The only exception is that the Kämmenniemi Health Centre will be closed from 29 June to 2 August 2020.

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Mon, 8 Jun 2020 13:03:51 +0300
<![CDATA[An animated video talking about the activities of the City of Tampere in 2019]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/05/05052020_1.html An animated video concerning the activities and finances of the City of Tampere in 2019 with English subtitles has been produced. The animation illustrates the most important successes of the year.

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Tue, 5 May 2020 10:31:21 +0300
<![CDATA[Changes to the Hervanta health centre’s contact channels on 4 May]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/04/30042020_1.html The Hervanta health centre is implementing a new operating model. Starting from Monday, 4 May 2020, the customers of the Hervanta health centre should contact their health centre directly instead of going through the health care counselling service. The health centre’s own multi-professional team responds to customers’ contacts.

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Thu, 30 Apr 2020 13:39:00 +0300
<![CDATA[Do you suspect you have the coronavirus infection? You can take the medical coronavirus symptom checker in the Omaolo online service also in English]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/04/27042020_1.html The English version of the coronavirus symptom checker has been published in the Omaolo online service. If you suspect you have the coronavirus infection, you can assess your need for treatment and get advice on how to stop the virus from spreading by filling in the symptom checker form. The online service is available 24/7.

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Mon, 27 Apr 2020 15:28:27 +0300
<![CDATA[Participatory budgeting starts in Tampere : You can now suggest how to promote the well-being of children and young people]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/04/17042020_2.html Tampere will begin trialling participatory budgeting on 15 April. During the trial, residents of Tampere will innovate, plan and decide how to use EUR 450,000 to promote the well-being of children and young people. Anyone can share their suggestions, regardless of their age and place of residence, at mun.tampere.fi. Ideas will be gathered from 15 April to 15 May 2020.

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Fri, 17 Apr 2020 16:36:17 +0300
<![CDATA[Advice on Coronavirus also in Arabic, Persian and Russian by telephone]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/04/14042020_1.html The City of Tampere has opened a counselling line in Arabic, Persian and Russian. The residents of Tampere and Orivesi speaking Arabic, Persian and Russian can ask for advice in matter of medical care and to know how to act if you suspect having got Coronavirus infection.

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Tue, 14 Apr 2020 15:24:52 +0300
<![CDATA[Only patients requiring urgent dental treatment will be treated at the moment]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/04/06042020_2.html From 6 April 2020 onwards, the City of Tampere’s oral health care clinics in Tampere and Orivesi will only treat patients requiring urgent and on-call dental treatment in order to ensure the safety of patients and staff. Non-urgent treatment is disrupted for the duration of the coronavirus situation.

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Mon, 6 Apr 2020 14:03:43 +0300
<![CDATA[Social and Healthcare Services preparing for the coronavirus]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/03/24032020_1.html In line with government policy, the social and healthcare services of the City of Tampere have shut down several services, postponed non-urgent care and focused staff resources on examining and treating patients with respiratory symptoms. In Tampere and Orivesi many services are being offered as remote appointments or phone consultations.

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Tue, 24 Mar 2020 16:05:05 +0200
<![CDATA[The effects of coronavirus prevention measures on services for the elderly]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/03/18032020_2.html Due to the new nationwide measures set by the Finnish Government on 16 March 2020 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, changes will be made in the services for senior citizens.

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Wed, 18 Mar 2020 18:01:50 +0200
<![CDATA[If you suspect coronavirus infection, follow these steps]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/03/03032020_1.html Symptoms of a coronavirus may include, for example, cough, runny nose, sore throat, fever, headache, shortness of breath, diarrhea, or loss of sense of smell and taste.

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Tue, 3 Mar 2020 11:52:39 +0200
<![CDATA[Changes to Hatanpää health centre’s contact channels on 2 March]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/02/25022020_1.html The Hatanpää health centre is implementing a new operating model in which the health centre’s own multi-professional team responds to contacts. This impacts our contact channels: Starting from Monday, 2 March 2020, the customers of the Hatanpää health centre should contact their health centre directly instead of going through the health care counselling service.

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Tue, 25 Feb 2020 11:47:06 +0200
<![CDATA[Immigrant services at adult social work are moving to Tammela on 24 February – Multilingual counselling continues in Hatanpää]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/02/17022020_1.html Immigrant services at City of Tampere adult social work are moving to Tammela because the Sarvis social welfare office in Hatanpää will be renovated. Customer appointments are transferred to the new premises in Itsenäisyydenkatu 17 A (5th floor) as of Monday, 24 February 2020.

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Mon, 17 Feb 2020 10:02:18 +0200
<![CDATA[Free contraception for young people extended in Tampere and Orivesi at the beginning of 2020]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/01/09012020_3.html The City of Tampere will extend the provision of free contraception to a new age group in Tampere and Orivesi at the beginning of 2020.

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Thu, 9 Jan 2020 15:12:28 +0200
<![CDATA[City of Tampere invests in systematic work towards equality – “We want to become the capital of equality”]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/11/28112019_1.html The City of Tampere will implement a number of actions that promote equality under the “Tampere. Equally yours” theme. The first actions to be published promote the equality of children and young people, as well as the equality of event activities. Equality has also been chosen as the leading theme in the City’s application for the European Capital of Culture.

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019 10:47:32 +0200
<![CDATA[Influenza vaccinations to start in Tampere and Orivesi in November]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/15102019_1.html Vaccinations against influenza will start at health centres in Tampere and Orivesi on Monday 4 November 2019. Vaccinations will also start at child welfare clinics in November as soon as the vaccines have arrived.

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:11:49 +0300
<![CDATA[The freedom of choice pilot in health centre services ended in September ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/01102019_1.html The freedom of choice pilot in health centre services in Tampere has ended on 30th September. The customers have been transferred back to a city health centre or an outsourced health centre starting from 1 October 2019.

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019 12:45:16 +0300
<![CDATA[Freedom of choice pilot in oral health care ends on 15 September]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/09/10092019_1.html The freedom of choice pilot in oral health care ends in Pirkanmaa in September. Customers participating in the pilot can use the services of the provider of their choice, such as have a dental check-up, until 15 September 2019. After that, they will automatically be transferred back to the oral health care services of their town of residence. Transferring does not require any action from customers.

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Tue, 10 Sep 2019 10:58:33 +0300
<![CDATA[New low-threshold drug abuse service for young people]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/08/26082019_1.html The City of Tampere has established a new low-threshold service for 16–25-year-olds living in Tampere and Orivesi who have drug-related problems. The youth drug clinic Nuppo in Sarvis, Hatanpää, also helps the families and friends of young people.

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Mon, 26 Aug 2019 08:16:25 +0300
<![CDATA[Most health centres open for the whole summer]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/06/12062019_1.html The Hatanpää, Hervanta, Kaukajärvi, Linnainmaa, Orivesi, Tammelakeskus and Tipotie health centres as well as the outsourced health centres Mehiläinen Oma Lääkärisi Hervanta, City Centre and Tesoma are open for the whole summer.

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Wed, 12 Jun 2019 08:35:52 +0300
<![CDATA[The distribution point for medical supplies moves to Kuninkaankatu on 17 June ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/06/10062019_1.html The City of Tampere distribution point for medical supplies moves to the former Anttila building on Kuninkaankatu. Operations at the new premises at Kuninkaankatu 14–16 begin on Monday 17 June 2019.

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Mon, 10 Jun 2019 11:32:57 +0300