Wear a face mask in all public indoor settings
The City of Rovaniemi recommends wearing a face mask in all public indoor settings where safety distances cannot be maintained. In addition to public transport, it is recommended to wear a face mask in places such as shops, shopping centres, libraries, offices, theatres, museums and restaurants. The mask recommendation also applies to universities, upper secondary schools and vocational educational institutions. The strong recommendation applies to both staff and students. The mask recommendation for educational institutions is valid until 28 February 2021.
The City of Rovaniemi provides free face masks to those with limited means. Students with limited means can obtain face masks from their educational institution.
The general face mask recommendations issued by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) are also valid in Rovaniemi. In addition to the above, THL recommends wearing a face mask
- On the way to the corona test centre and before the test result has been confirmed if you must leave your house for essential reasons.
- When a passenger arriving in Finland from a risk area goes from the point of entry to Finland to the place they will quarantine themselves or if they have an essential reason to leave their home during the quarantine period.
When meeting friends and relatives, those at risk and their guests are recommended to wear a face mask when safety distances cannot be maintained.