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Responsible for the service Central Ostrobothnia Joint Municipal Authority for Social and Health Services Soite

Coronavirus testing

  • Service
  • 10 municipalities
  • Public service

In Soite's area, patients who have symptoms of COVID-19 are tested and cared for at health care centres and in the paediatric emergency clinic.

Do the following

You can contact us via the internet by filling in the coronavirus symptom checker on Omaolo.fi/?lang=en. If your symptoms require it, your contact information may be sent to Soite, or you can book an appointment to a drive-in testing site via the Omaolo service. If your symptoms require testing, a link for appointment booking is offered to you after you have filled in the checker. If you do not have a car, please call Soite’s coronavirus helpline.

You can also call us and a professional in Soite will assess your need of care. If needed, we will ask you to come to our unit and for a coronavirus test.

Adults, persons over the age of 15 who have become ill:

  • The coronavirus helpline, phone 06 828 7499. The helpline is open Mon-Fri from 8 am to 4 pm.
  • The common emergency clinic (i.e. yhteispäivystys/samjouren), phone 116 117. If you require urgent care.

Persons under the age of 16 who have become ill:

  • Soite’s paediatric emergency clinic (lasten päivystys/barnakuten), phone 06 826 4444. Open 24/7.

The result from a coronavirus test should be awaited in home quarantine, so as not to potentially expose others to the coronavirus, for example in the workplace.

To whom and on what terms

The service is free of charge.

Basic information

The service is provided byCentral Ostrobothnia Joint Municipal Authority for Social and Health Services Soite
Responsible for the serviceCentral Ostrobothnia Joint Municipal Authority for Social and Health Services Soite
Area Halsua, Kannus, Kaustinen, Kokkola, Kronoby, Lestijärvi, Perho, Reisjärvi, Toholampi, Veteli
Available languagesEnglish, Finnish, Swedish
Text edited by: Central Ostrobothnia Joint Municipal Authority for Social and Health Services Soite
Updated: 18/8/2022