Corona information for residents
Follow the national guidelines and recommendations from THL and the health authorities. Remember to keep safety distances and good hand hygiene. THL recommends using a face mask during the coronavirus epidemic.
The South Ostrobothnia health care district and the city of Seinäjoki will keep informing about the infection situation.
Day care centres and schools
Do not come to day care or school when you are sick. Follow the instructions for the day care centres and schools.
The appointment number for emergency care is +358 (0)6 425 5311. The appointment phone operates on weekdays from 8 am to 6 pm and on weekends from 10 am to 5 pm.
Respiratory infection patients enter through the corner door Y9. Other patients enter through the main door of the emergency room.
The coronavirus drive-through testing station is located at Huhtalantie 10. The need for testing is assessed on the phone. Appointment booking: Mon–Fri 8 am–3 pm tel. +358 (0)6 425 8100 and 3 pm–6 pm tel. +358 (0)6 425 5311 and on weekends 10 am–5 pm tel. +358 (0)6 425 5311. During the phone call, you will receive more detailed instructions and the appointment time for the testing.
You must arrive to the testing station at the appointed time by car, by bike or on foot. Do not use public transport. Information about a negative test result information will be sent to the patient via text message. If the sample is positive, the patient will receive a phone call.
For other medical matters, please contact +358 (0)6 425 8100 Mon–Fri 8 am–3.30 pm.
Medical Helpline 24 h tel. 116 117. Emergency Outpatient Clinic, 24 h Seinäjoki Central Hospital.
Face masks are recommended for passengers.