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Coronavirus COVID-19


At the beginning of the year, an epidemic caused by the new coronavirus COVID-19 began in China. 

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.
  • 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.


Visiting the hospitals

It´s not allowed to visit Oulu University hospital or Oulaskangas hospital.


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