London and New York were the only cities that ranked higher than Helsinki in the international Cities of Choice survey. The ranking was conducted by Boston Consulting Group and BCG Henderson Institute. The survey used 155 indicators, and 25 000 residents from 80 different cities participated in the survey.Read more »
Persons who were present at the Swimming Stadium on 24 June, 27–29 June, 1 July and 4–6 July have been later found to be infected with the coronavirus. Others who were present at the aforementioned times may also have been exposed to the coronavirus. As such, they are urged to monitor their condition closely for 14 days until 20 July 2021,Read more »
The appointment booking of coronavirus vaccines has been opened for 16-year-olds and older in the metropolitan area.Read more »
The persons next in line for coronavirus vaccination in Helsinki are 12–15-year-olds with an illness or condition that is predisposing or highly predisposing for severe coronavirus infection. The booking of vaccination appointments will open tomorrow, Thursday 1 July.Read more »
The new amendments to the Act on Client Charges in Healthcare and Social Welfare will enter into force on 1 July. The changes will slightly increase income-based fees for the majority of clients. The changes will not affect the services provided to our clients, which will remain the same.Read more »
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Family coaching material used in the groups.
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What is family coaching intended for first-time parents in Helsinki? Where is it organised and why is participation recommended?
Bullying can occur at school, during leisure time, during hobby activities.
If arguments pose a problem in your relationship, you should seek help.
A list of different ways to spend time with the family in the Helsinki region.