Please follow the recommendations issued by the Finnish government, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare and your local authorities carefully.


The City of Turku has gathered information regarding the coronavirus. If you suspect that you have caught a coronavirus infection or have other questions on your mind, please find the appropriate contact information on the City of Turku website.


Kela’s (Kansaneläkelaitos – The Social Insurance Institution of Finland) page contains information about the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Kela’s benefits, the processing of applications and other services. The page will be updated as the situation develops.

Temporary financial assistance: you may be entitled to financial assistance due to an epidemic outbreak if you take an unpaid leave from work because you have come to Finland from abroad and are therefore placed in conditions equivalent to quarantine or you will be looking after a child who normally would be in day care or school. More information on

Companies in Turku Region

Coronavirus brings uncertainty especially to entrepreneurs and smaller companies. What should be done in the workplace? Do I have the right to lower employee’s salaries? How about taxation and financing? Where can I get financial support? More information directed to companies and entrepreneurs in Turku Business Region.

As a student in Turku

Coronavirus outbreak affects also the way studies are organized in the universities in Turku. More information on studies, residence permits and social assistance for students.