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Coronavirus COVID-19

If you suspect that you have contracted coronavirus, follow these steps:

  • If you have mild respiratory tract infection symptoms, such as rhinitis, cough, throat pain, muscle pain, or fever, stay at home to rest and recuperate. Stay home until the symptoms go away.
  • Take online medical COVID-19 symptom check-up to see if you need to seek treatment
  • Contact healthcare provider only if you experience severe symptoms such as shortness of breath or your overall condition gets worse. Call the Oulu University hospital health guidance helpline before leaving for the hospital: +358 8 315 2655

It is very important to always call before leaving for emergency services +358 8 315 2655.


It´s important that you don´t attend your scheduled appointments or procedures if you have any symptoms of an infection. If you are ill and need to reschedule your appointment, contact the outpatient clinic directly. You will find the contact information in your appointment letter or on the clinic's website.

Visiting the hospitals

It´s allowed to visit some​ unit of Oulu University hospital or Oulaskangas hospital, please contact to unit. ​

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