The face mask.

Mask distribution for low-income people continues – two new service points to be opened

The distribution of face masks intended for low-income people has worked well in Helsinki. 32,000 packages of four cloth masks have been distributed. The total amount of the distribution currently contains 128,000 masks. In addition, single-use masks have been distributed.

At the beginning of next week, on Monday the 5th of October, two new distribution points will be opened: Masks will be distributed in Maunula Resident House Saunabaari (Metsäpurontie 25) on weekdays between 14–16 and in D-asema Kannelmäki (Klaneettitie 11) on weekdays between 9.30–10.30.

More detailed information and all distribution points can be found at

More information

Recommendation on the use of face masks (the The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, THL)
Helsinki – coronavirus updates

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