Case of COVID-19 confirmed in Rantakylä Teacher Training School

A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Rantakylä Teacher Training School in Joensuu. Exposure to the coronavirus has been possible during Friday, 21 May 2021. Approximately 40 persons in Rantakylä Teacher Training School have been exposed to the virus; for the majority of them, exposure has been deemed mild.

Those affected have been informed of the matter via Wilma, and Siun sote will contact everyone who has been exposed to the virus by telephone this evening.

Other pupils and staff members of the school are not regarded as having been exposed to the virus, because they have not been in close contact with the person who has tested positive for COVID-19. Their school work will continue normally.

Entrance to the Joensuu Campus Library changes

Entrance to the library via Carelia entrance hall closes for the duration of the renovations on Tuesday 20.4.2021, after which the library can be entered from the F-door on the Alkukivet stones’ side of the building.
As of 21.4.2021, the return machine will be located in Olola space for the duration of the renovations.

A low-risk coronavirus exposure at Tulliportti upper secondary school

There has been a low-risk coronavirus exposure at Tulliportti upper secondary school on Wednesday, 31 March. The persons affected (approximately 25) have been informed via Wilma, and Siun sote has also contacted them on the phone to provide further instructions.

School work will continue normally for all the pupils and staff.

New case of COVID-19 confirmed in Rantakylä Teacher Training School

A new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed in Rantakylä Teacher Training School in Joensuu. Exposure to the coronavirus has been possible during Monday, 15 March 2021. According to a preliminary estimate, approximately 55 persons in Rantakylä Teacher Training School have been exposed to the virus.

Those affected have been informed of the matter via Wilma, and Siun sote will contact everyone who has been exposed to the virus by telephone today or tomorrow.

Other pupils and staff members of the school are not regarded as having been exposed to the virus, because they have not been in close contact with the person who has tested positive for COVID-19. Their school work will continue normally.

Window repairs at Joensuu Campus Library’s reading room

The windows in the quiet reading room on the ground floor of the Joensuu Campus Library will be repaired between March 3 and 26, 2021.
The reading room course books in the room are normally available during the renovation.
You can work in the space, but peace and quiet for reading cannot be promised due to renovation noise.

 

Olola space at the Joensuu Campus Library is not available from 15 January to 26 February 2021

Olola space at the Joensuu Campus Library is not available from 15 January to 26 February 2021. The space is under renovation.
The book drop hatch will be closed during the renovation. Books can be returned to the black mailboxes attached to the wall on the left of the library’s entrance door.
Newspapers and magazines in Olola have been moved to be read elsewhere in the library. The newspapers are on the ground floor of the library and magazines are in Hall 2A on shelf 86.

 

Several cases of COVID-19 on the Joensuu Campus

Exposed students and teachers will swich to online learning for two weeks, and Sykettä university sports services are discontinued for the remainder of the year in Joensuu
Several cases of COVID-19 have been discovered among students on the Joensuu Campus, and there are also several separate chains of transmission in the city. Students and teachers exposed to the coronavirus have been contacted, and they will switch to online learning for a period of two weeks, until 4 December.

Due to the coronavirus situation, Sykettä university sports services in Joensuu are discontinued for the remainder of the year by a joint decision of the University of Eastern Finland and Karelia University of Applied Sciences. The discontinuation of the Sykettä university sports services pertains to those activities that require physical attendance, i.e. it is still possible to hold online classes.

Exposure to the coronavirus has been possible on several group exercise classes as well as in restaurants both on campus and in the city. Siun sote keeps a list of places where exposure to the coronavirus has been possible. The list is updated regularly.