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Helsinki Metropolitan Area introduces new methods to curb the spread of the coronavirus in the context of hobby activities


The Helsinki Metropolitan Area coronavirus coordination group has today decided on new recommendations and measures relating to hobby and recreational activities. The aim is to ensure the continuation of hobby activities for children and adults as safely as possible.

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Help available for Vastaamo data breach victims


If you are a victim of the Vastaamo data breach, have received an extortion email or are worried about the situation, there is help and support available.


Espoo surveys its residents’ views about the city’s services


During October, more than 2,000 randomly selected Espoo residents will receive a survey questionnaire by post. They will be asked to assess municipal services, such as school services, social and health services, safety, and housing and transport conditions. This is the first broader survey on municipal services to be carried out in several cities during the coronavirus epidemic.

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Action programme for meadows in Espoo


The nature management unit of the Public Works Department has started the process of drawing up an action programme for meadows and open areas. The aim of the project is to produce concrete information and to develop the management, number, network and diversity of meadows over a period of ten years and also make meadows a more important part of Espoo residents’ living environment.

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Coronavirus Advice

On our corona page you will find topical information about the corona virus as well as related measures and restrictions.

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Outdoor Sports Facilities

If you use outdoor sports facilities, please follow these guidelines and instructions:

  • Stay at least a couple of metres away from other people.
  • Take care of hygiene (use gloves if you for example touch exercise equipment and blow your nose into a tissue)
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Juurisyy – Katja Reina's graphic art at Nature House Villa Elfvik

In the Juurisyy exhibition, nature-related themes reflect the diversity of human emotions and life situations. With her art, Reina wants to remind us all of the importance of maintaining an interactive relationship with nature.

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Do you suspect a coronavirus infection?

If you suspect you have any signs of the coronavirus, you can book a test appointment through the HUS coronavirus bot. 

If you wish to book an appointment by phone, call Espoo’s coronavirus helpline, tel. 09 816 34600. The helpline is open from Monday to Friday from 7:00 to 18:00 and on Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 to 15:00. In the evening, call the Medical Helpline, tel. 116 117.

You can also assess your symptoms at (in Finnish, Swedish and English). You will then get instructions based on your symptoms.

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