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Kokkola prepares for gradual lifting of corona restrictions (05/05/2020)

The City of Kokkola prepares for gradual lifting of corona restriction in accordance with the guidelines announced by the Finnish Government on Monday evening. Restrictions will be gradually abolished Read more...

Update on coronavirus epidemic 27.4.2020 (27/04/2020)

The restrictions on gatherings in order to curb the spread of the corona pandemic also affect events organized by the City of Kokkola. The City has decided to cancel and/or postpone public events that Read more...

The City of Kokkola’s layoff notice applies to a maximum of 322 employees (15/04/2020)

Co-operation negotiations launched by the City, at the end of March, due to coronavirus epidemic have progressed according to schedule. As a result of the negotiations on Tuesday 14 April, the layoff Read more...

Update on coronavirus epidemic 9.4.2020 (09/04/2020)

Restrictions on early childhood education and care (ECEC), primary and secondary education and vocational education and training extended until 13 MayThe Government will continue to impose Read more...

Distribution of school meals to students in basic education, who are in distance teaching (07/04/2020)

Distribution of school meals to students in basic education, who are in distance teaching, will start after Easter on Friday 17 April, when the first meals will be distributed.  Read more...

Granting coronavirus support for single-person entrepreneurs in Kokkola (05/04/2020)

During the weekend, the City of Kokkola and Kokkolanseudun Kehitys Ltd, KOSEK, have prepared the process of granting state-funded coronavirus support for single-person entrepreneurs in accordance with Read more...

Aiming to start distribution of school meals in Kokkola after Easter (03/04/2020)

The start of the school meal distribution to students in basic education, who are in distance teaching, will be delayed. The need for school meals was far greater than anticipated and plans must be Read more...

Business subsidies to reduce the impact of the corona epidemic (02/04/2020)

The sudden change in everyday life has changed the operating condition of many sectors. It is still hard to estimate how long or permanent the effects are, but it is clear that they are extensive.  Read more...

School meal distribution to children and young people in distance teaching (01/04/2020)

As of 7 April, Kokkola will start distributing school meals to children and young people in distance teaching. By distributing school meals the City will for its own part, ensure the well-being of Read more...

The corona virus poses challenges to the businesses in Kokkola (30/03/2020)

The sudden change in everyday life has changed the operating condition of many sectors. It is still hard to estimate how long or permanent the effects are, but it is clear that they are extensive.On Read more...

ECEC services as the exceptional situation continue (27/03/2020)

Kokkola still offers ECEC (Early Childhood Services and Care) services and pre-primary education to all families who need these services. In normal circumstances close to 2 600 children participate in Read more...

Support is also available to businesses in exceptional situation (25/03/2020)

The exceptional situation and amended legislation, caused by the corona epidemic, are affecting businesses all over Finland.  Kokkolanseudun Kehitys KOSEK Oy is still operating during the exceptional Read more...

Update on the corona epidemic 23.3.2020 (23/03/2020)

The City of Kokkola will give an update on the situation on a regular basis every weekday. An update will be given during the weekend only if there are changes to the guidelines or the situation.Soite Read more...

Update on the coronavirus epidemic 20.3.2020 (20/03/2020)

Update on Friday 20.3.2020. (The following subejcts added at 17.20: The City of Kokkola invites all trade union representative to a briefing in accordance with the act on co-operation, Clarification Read more...

Update on the corona epidemic Thursday 19.3.2020 (19/03/2020)

The City Hall and Regional offices (aluetoimisto) attend to customers only by phone and via e-mail. The regional offices are closed for customers.Kälviä regional office, tel. 040 806 5434Ullava Read more...

Information from Soite: Follow this advice if you suspect a coronavirus infection (19/03/2020)

Soite monitors the coronavirus situation closely and continuously. The latest information and instructions are on www.korona.soite.fi. Read more...

Update on coronavirus epidemic 17.3.2020 (17/03/2020)

City of Kokkola services during the coronavirus epidemicIn accordance with the Finnish Government’s guidelines, the City of Kokkola will start providing e-services and services via phone or e-mail in Read more...

Implementation in Kokkola of measures outlined by the Finnish Government (17/03/2020)

The City of Kokkola board of directors met on Monday evening to discuss the practical implementation of the measures outlined by the Finnish Government to the extent they can be implemented by the Read more...

Update on the corona epidemic 16.3.2020 (16/03/2020)

The City of Kokkola board of directors met on Monday morning. Changes in different departments due to the coronavirus epidemic were discussed during the review of the situation. Measures will be taken Read more...

Update on the coronavirus epidemic 15.3.2020 (15/03/2020)

A second viral infection has been confirmed in Central Ostrobothnia. Those infected are, according to Soite, quarantined at home and in good condition. Those who have been in close contact with the Read more...

Activities of the City of Kokkola during the coronavirus epidemic (13/03/2020)

For the time being no coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Central Ostrobothnia. According to Finnish institute for health and welfare (THL) and based on experiences from other countries the Read more...


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