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The city’s education committee has decided to suspend school work if the strike of 6 to 7 April 2022 takes place.

05.04.2022
The Jyväskylä basic education services are preparing for a possible strike by the JUKO trade unions on 6 to 7 April 2022. The education committee has decided on the suspension of school work for the days of the strike by noon, Monday 4 April.

If the strike takes place, the schools operated by the City of Jyväskylä basic education services will be closed 6 to 7 April 2022.

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Kaupunginvaltuuston puheenjohtajan nuija. Image Jaana Pinson

Register for native language teaching groups

04.04.2022
Mother tongue lessons or heritage language will be arranged for students whose mother tongue/heritage language (or the language they speak in addition to their mother tongue) is not Finnish.

Lessons will also be arranged for Finnish students who have lived abroad for a significant amount of time and wish to upkeep the learned foreign la

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Opetuskortteja kielisuihkutukseen. Image Outi Vuorimies

Support and information on the Ukraine webpage

16.03.2022
Jyväskylä and Central Finland currently hosts over 1000 refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine. The Ukraine page contains information on what support and services are available in Jyväskylä for people fleeing the war in Ukraine and how you can help Ukrainians.

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Ukrainan lippu ja sydän. Image Terhi Pekkarinen

‘The park has a small pond, over which brave children may slide on a zip wire’ – Children participated in city planning in Pupuhuhta

31.05.2021
In March the children of the Kangasvuori daycare school participated in planning their own neighbourhood. They had been given the task of brainstorming the surroundings of Pupumuori, a large concrete statue, for example by writing, drawing, illustrating or even making scale models. The outputs will be utilized in the actual park planning.

The children became acquainted with the planning of the park in their own daily lives.

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Lasten tekemä pienoismalli puistosuunnitelmasta. Image Kangasvuoren päiväkotikoulu

The Covid-19 situation calming down in Jyväskylä - Sports restrictions for under 18 years old will be released and libraries and museums will be opened to the public from 15 February 2021

12.02.2021
During this week a total of 47 coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Jyväskylä. Jyväskylä's incidence rate has also decreased. The need for hospital care has not increased significantly either. Approximately 80% of the origin of infections can be traced. Consequently, Jyväskylä has returned to the accelerating phase of the coronavirus.

The Emergency Management Team stated in its meeting today (12 February) that since the infection situation has calmed down, sports activities for u

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Hoitaja laittaa koronanäytettä putkiloon. Image Jaana Pinson

Jyväskylä gives an extensive mask recommendation to its residents over the age of 15 for two weeks - masks must always be worn in all indoor public places as well as at public events.

25.09.2020
The city also appeals to student organisations to further postpone student events. Jyväskylä recommends extensive use of face masks to all its residents over the age of 15 during the next two weeks. The reason is the growing number of Covid-19 infections in Jyväskylä and the estimate that an acceleration phase of the disease is underway in Jyväskylä.

During this week, there have already been 37 positive test results in the Jyväskylä health services (the situation on 24 September). The incidence

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Naisella ja miehellä kasvomaskit linja-autossa. Image Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Early childhood education: preparations for the coronavirus epidemic

On this site, you will find details of the policies and measures that have been introduced for early childhood education services in Jyväskylä to prevent the spread of coronavirus. This page will be updated as new information becomes available.

Updated on 26 January 2022

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Lapsi ja aikuinen leikkivät lelutalolla. Image Pirjo Ala-Hynnilä

Educational services' preparedness for the coronavirus

On this site, you will find details of the policies and measures that have been introduced for schools in Jyväskylä to prevent the spread of coronavirus. They will shape how our local schools operate in the 2021/2022 academic year. The site will be updated as new information becomes available.

Updated on 26 January 2022

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Värikyniä maalattu pöydän pintaan. Image Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Updated information on the coronavirus

13.03.2020
Updated on 8 APRIL: The symptoms of the coronavirus (COVID-19) include fever, cough and shortness of breath. Most of those catching the virus have a normal respiratory inflection, or a cold. If you do not have severe symptoms, stay at home and rest.

It is important to prevent the virus from spreading to other people for whom the virus may be dangerous. The virus may be dangerous for old people in particular and for those with other lung and heart diseases.



What should I do if I get ill? 

If you have normal cold symptoms, such as cough or fever, stay at home and rest. 

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Stetoskooppi, lääkelaukku ja purkki. Image Pirjo Ala-Hynnilä