Information about corona vaccinations in different languages
The City of Helsinki has published coronavirus guidelines in several languages:
- Koronavirus selkokielellä (THL) (in Finnish)
- Koroonaviirus – Eesti keel (in Estonian)
- Korona fayraska – Soomali (in Somali)
- Kоронавирусная инфекция – Pусский (in Russian)
- فيروس كورونا (in Arabic)
Vaccines in use
The AstraZeneca vaccine is currently used in people aged 65 years and older. People aged 65 years old and older can choose the Pfizer vaccine, instead of the AstraZeneca vaccine, when booking their first dose.
As a precautionary measure, AstraZeneca vaccine should not be used in people who have a history of sinus thrombosis, a type of stroke, or heparin-related thrombocytopenia (HIT). Read more about AstraZeneca’s vaccine here.
The Pfizer vaccine is currently available for people aged 16 to 64 years.