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Go to a test even in case of the slightest symptoms

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.

Even though you would have only minor symptoms, stay at home and book an appointment for a Coronavirus test, because even a person with slight symptoms can spread the disease.

If you have symptoms, do not go to work or school, do not go to your free time activities or do not meet friends or relatives. Do not go directly to a health centre or emergency service but always contact the health services first.

Option 1: Fill in the evaluation form of symptoms online

You can assess your need for treatment by filling in the symptom assessment form in the Omaolo service at Omaolo. The service is available in English and also in Finnish and Swedish:

Option 2: Call health services

On the phone you will be provided with instructions for seeking treatment.

Coronavirus service point for immigrants is open Mon–Thu from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Fri from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. The service point carries out coronavirus tests without appointment and provides coronavirus instructions in various languages. The service point It is located in the same building as the Hervanta health centre, at Insinöörinkatu 38. The entrance to the service point can be found at the rear of the health centre building. Customers should wait for their turn outside.

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For general information on the coronavirus, please contact the national telephone advice line: 0295 535 535, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

You can find up-to-date information on the National Institute for Health and Welfare’s (THL) website:

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The short address for this page is: www.tampere.fi/coronavirus