Information about Coronavirus 


Drop-in corona testing without booking an appointment during weekdays at 10–14.30 in the tent next to the emergency room in Jakobstad and at 10–11 at Nykarleby healthcare centre

The inhabitants in Nykarleby can book appointments for testing at other times through telephone guidance. During the weekends testing is always done after calling the telephone guidance:

  • Jakobstad, Larsmo, Pedersöre: Malmska telephone guidance tel. 06 786 1333
  • Nykarleby, Jeppo, Munsala: Nykarleby telephone guidance tel. 06 786 2701

Assess your symptoms in the service Omaolo if you are uncertain whether you need to get tested or not.

  • Coronavirus symptoms can be fever, cough, sore throat, headache, muscle aches, blocked nose, nausea, diarrhoea, fatigue. The illness can also cause loss of smell or taste.

Contact us by phone if you have booked an appointment to the clinic and are suspecting coronavirus disease.


Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic is still going on. Best way to protect yourself and others from getting sick is getting the covid-19 vaccine, using facemasks in public and taking care of hand hygiene. 

In case of illness or questions – please contact any time

  • Telephone guidance Malmska 06 786 1333
  • Telephone guidande Nykarleby 06 786 2701

If you have symptoms of respiratory tract infection please cancel your reserved time for appointment. 

Respiratory tract infections can be prevented through good hand hygiene and correct coughing technique.

Information about coronavirus in different languages (Finnish institute for health and welfare)

Quarantine and isolation instructions in English

Healthcare center in Jakobstad/Pietarsaari

Information about coronavaccination in Finland

Other sites

Last edited 01.10.2021