A quarantine or isolation decision is sent home by post

Those who have been exposed to the coronavirus are placed under quarantine and those been infected with the virus are placed under isolation. The decision about quarantine or isolation will be posted home to you.

Due to the large number of decisions there is a delay in mailing at present (23 April). We are sorry for this inconvenience.

You don’t have to ask for a decision by calling us, for example. However, if you have some questions, you may contact the public health nurses at Helsinki Epidemiological Unit, tel. 09 3105 1222 (Mon-Fri from 9:00 to 15:30).

Kela pays sickness allowance on account of an infectious disease

Kela can pay you a sickness allowance on account of an infectious disease which provides loss-of-income compensation for persons placed under quarantine or isolation.

You can fill in a preliminary application without your decision and inform Kela that you will send the it later.

The application must be sent to Kela.

Further information about the allowance from Kela:  www.kela.fi

Sickness allowance on account of an infectious disease provides loss-of-income compensation for persons placed in quarantine

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