Recommendations and restrictions in force in Northern Ostrobothnia

Events and public occasions

  • Event organizers are advised to pay special attention to the possibility for participants to have adequate safety clearances. It is recommended to follow the hygiene and safety instructions.

Mask recommendations

Wearing a mask is recommended indoors and on public transport when

  • going to test or treatment for suspected covid-19 infection.
  • you have symptoms of a respiratory infection or you know you have been exposed to the covid-19 infection but you need to move outside the home.
  • in social and healthcare facilities the mask is still used when in close contact with clients and patients.

Elderly and at-risk groups

  • Public and private service providers operate with enhanced protection measures to ensure that high-risk groups are protected from coronavirus infection.The measures follow the THL guidelines.