International Jyväskylä – Info Center is a multilingual service point, where one can get guidance and counseling on topics related to everyday living in 16 different languages. Objective of this service is to support the integration of foreigners living in Jyväskylä at the earliest possible stage.
Exercise in Jyväskylä is a very wide-ranging phenomenon, ranging from physical activity that promotes the well-being of residents to international top-level sport. We have accepted the challenge and are developing Jyväskylä as The Capital of Sport.
Last updated: 25.1.2021
The page contains instructions, recommendations and restrictions on coronavirus, including in different languages. For residents of Jyväskylä, Uurainen and Hankasalmi, the coronavirus helpline is +358 14 266 0133.
Three weeks ago, the number of infections increased rapidly. Extensive quarantines and current restrictions have been driving down coronavirus infection rates. This week (week 7) there have been 19 new infections from Monday to Friday morning. The number is clearly lower than in the record week, when the number of infections detected was nearly 240.
During this week a total of 47 coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Jyväskylä. Jyväskylä's incidence rate has also decreased. The need for hospital care has not increased significantly either. Approximately 80% of the origin of infections can be traced. Consequently, Jyväskylä has returned to the accelerating phase of the coronavirus.
Jyväskylä is still in the spreading phase of the coronavirus epidemic. Last week, 123 new infections were detected, compared with around 240 the week before. The two-week incidence rate of coronavirus infections in Jyväskylä was as much as 229.8 infections per 100,000 inhabitants. The need for hospital care in Jyväskylä has not started to grow significantly.
The City of Jyväskylä’s Nova dental clinic will open on February 1 in Hospital Nova. There, the specialized treatment unit of the oral health care and the oral emergency clinic (Suuakuutti) will be serving Jyväskylä inhabitants.
Jyväskylä is still in the spreading phase of the coronavirus. A total of 87 new cases of coronavirus infection have been diagnosed between Monday and Friday this week. The two-week incidence rate is 186.2 infections per 100 000 inhabitants.
The City of Jyväskylä's Emergency Management Team reviewed the weakened COVID-19 situation in the city. The Emergency Management Team decided that the city will suspend sports activities for children and young under the age of 18 in the city premises for two weeks. In addition, the city decided to close libraries and museums for two weeks starting on 1st of February.
A record number of new coronavirus infections have occurred in Jyväskylä today. Today on 27 January at 5.30 p.m., there are already 81 infections. (The data received at 3 p.m. showed 52 infections.) More than half of the infections are caused by a COVID-19 exposure in a restaurant last week. The number of infections per day is already the highest to date since the coronavirus epidemic began in Jyväskylä. From last Friday to today, the number of infections is 112.
Incidence rate rose to 50.2 infections per 100,000 inhabitants
The coronavirus situation in Jyväskylä is getting worse again. Over the weekend (Fri-Sun), there were 43 new infections. The incidence rate in the past 14 days rose to 50.2 infections per 100,000 inhabitants.
Nearly 500 residents were quarantined during the weekend. The City's Emergency Management Team stated that Jyväskylä is still in the accelerating phase of the coronavirus.
A secondary application round for English-language teaching groups takes place on 7.–21.1.2021
The Design with Nature exhibition showcases the newest works of Miia Suojala Design. Miia Suojala who is a clothes designer and a Bachelor of Fashion and Clothing, started her company in Jyväskylä in 2006 and now the 15-year-old company is celebrating the milestone with their celebratory collection: NOLLAko?
The Treasures of the Bazars exhibition in the Craft Museum of Finland showcases traditional textiles and jewellery from Morocco to Tibet from the collections of collector Tuomas Sopanen. Nomadism and traditions appear clearly in these consumer textiles and decorations.
The Come and Go installation consists of portrait slippers by visual artist Leena Illukka. She has applied hand embroidery in a new way and breaks the traditional way of presenting portraits in her personal and caricature portraits.
Self-service libraries in Palokka and Vaajakoski opened
Palokan ja Vaajakosken aluekirjastojen aukioloajat laajenevat merkittävästi maanantaista 3.2.2020 alkaen. Kirjastot ovat avoinna omatoimikirjastoina varsinaisten palveluaikojen ulkopuolella aamuisin, iltaisin, viikonloppuisin ja pyhinä. Myös omatoimikirjastoaikojen ikäraja on poistunut.