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Services interrupted and offices closed due to the coronavirus epidemic in Mikkeli

Updated December 21st.

The City of Mikkeli has interrupted its services and closed its offices to slow down the coronavirus epidemic.

No events

The City of Mikkeli will not hold public events indoors or outdoors. The City also prohibits the use of its facilities for public events.

Christmas and New Year's Eve events organised by the City are held online. The City will also not have its fireworks show on New Year's Eve.

Private events are not recommended. If private events are organized, the number of participants should be limited to 20 people who are wearing masks. Food or beverage service should not be provided.

Museums and libraries

The museums will be kept open (max 20 people, including staff).

Libraries are open (max 20 people). More information about how to use libraries safely can be read in library services' website (in finnish)

Sports facilities and schools

The sports facilities of the schools are closed and the city's indoor sports venues are not in customer use except groups under the age of 13, as well as professional athletes. For them, the maximum number of participants is 20 people.

Exercise for 13 to 18 year olds is possible at outdoor sports venues for groups of up to 20 people. Adult team exercise is advised to be avoided outdoors.

The swimming pools are closed.

Youth facilities are in use (max 20 people). Face masks should be worn by anyone over the age of 15.

High schools are going on normally.

The Lunch Room in the City's office building is closed.


The City recommends residents to use a face mask outside home. The use of the mask is mandatory for City employees.


Mikkeli is a city located in eastern Finland, on the shores of the fourth largest lake in Europe, Lake Saimaa. Only 2,5 hours away from Helsinki, Mikkeli is also easily reachable by public transport. In Mikkeli, you will find the perfect mix of nature experiences and local life.

From this website you find general information about the city of Mikkeli and the services it offers. For tourist information, check visitmikkeli.fi