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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 5434
  • Ullava regional office, tel. 040 806 5434
  • Lohtaja regional office, tel. 050 412 3138

City traffic / Routes and timetables

Note! Changes to bus routes from Saturday 21 March, due to the exceptional situation caused by the corona epidemic. The new timetables are valid until 13 April 2020.

  • Routes 1 and 5 are operated as usual
  • Route 7 is operated weekdays in accordance with the summer timetable.

Kokkola youth services

also attend to clients during the corona epidemic. The services are organized as the following:

  • Ohjaamo (One-Stop Guidance Center): phone, message, social media or internet. If a client needs a one-on-one encounter (e.g. help in handling matters electronically, if the client doesn’t have a computer), these are agreed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Youth workers/work in youth facilities: Youth workers are working either at the youth centre Vinge or at respective youth facilities. Youth workers are also available on social media, by message or phone.
  • Rock school (Rokkikoulu): individual contact teaching will continue via electronic media.
  • Outreach youth work (Etsivä nuorisotyö): Outreach youth workers are working remotely and available by phone, message or via social media. If a client needs a one-on-one encounter (e.g. help in handling matters electronically, if the client doesn’t have a computer), these are agreed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Youth facilities are closed. Office services can be contacted by phone or e-mail.
  • Vinge-café organized by Kokkotyösäätiö is open until further notice.

Cleaning and food services

The administrative staff for cleaning and food services will progressively switch to remote working. The staff is available during office hours by e-mail or phone. The aim is to start working on seasonal and basic cleaning work, next week, in facilities that are completely or partially closed due to the epidemic.

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