How does the nursing staff strike affect

The national strike of the nursing staff impacts on the functions of the Tyks hospitals in many ways. Varsinais-Suomen sairaanhoitopiiri regularly informs about the effects of the strike.

See the current effects of the strike on VSSHP website (

Registration for pre-primary school education

Children must participate in pre-primary education for one year during the year preceding the beginning of compulsory school.

Mayor Atso Vainio is investigating citizens’ opinions about the future of Uusikaupunki

Puhelin ja kasveja pöydällä

The City of Uusikaupunki is conducting a telephone interview with the help of robotics, the aim of which is to involve the citizens of Uusikaupunki in the planning and development of the future of Uusikaupunki. We have conducted an online survey in English for citizens that speak foreign languages, because the Uusikaupunki telephone robot only operates in Finnish. The responses to the survey will be used to help update the city’s strategy.

Answer the questionnaire on Walking & Cycling

The city of Uusikaupunki is working on Walking & Cycling Promotion Program with the aim of encouraging people to move more by muscle power. The national goal is to increase acitve mobility modes by 30 % by the year 2030. There are two factors behind the ambition; to decrease the harmful and costly side effects of immobility and to promote environmentally sound transportation.

Coronainfo week 16/2021

Uudenkaupungin koronavirustiedote.

The current situation in the region has continued to calm down. Infection rates have continued to decline, and origins of infection tracking is more successful. Despite the reduction in infections, this region is still in the spreading stage of the corona virus (COVID-19).

Coronainfo week 15/2021

Uudenkaupungin koronavirus tiedote.

This region is still in the spreading stage of the corona virus (COVID-19) pandemic. However, the current situation is calmer, and the confirmed infection rate has gone down. Also, the origins of infection have returned to being traceable, for most of the infected.

The developments of the epidemic in Uusikaupunki will be closely monitored and restrictions will be carefully lifted one by one according to the recommendations of the regional Corona group. The lifting of restrictions will start with children and young people. 

Coronainfo week 13/2021

Uudenkaupungin koronavirus tiedote.

In the last two weeks, 26 coronavirus infections have been diagnosed in Uusikaupunki

Coronainfo week 11/2021

Uudenkaupungin koronavirus tiedote.

A total of 213 Corona virus (COVID-19) infections have been confirmed during the pandemic in the five municipalities in our local area. Uusikaupunki 175 infections, Vehmaa 13, Taivassalo 5, Kustavi 5, Pyhäranta 15.
The origins of the infection are not traceable in all cases. Therefore, it is essential to comply with the restrictions and safety instructions in force. Please remember that it is highly recommended to wear masks in all public places, and to maintain safe distances of 2 meters between you and others.

Coronainfo week 10/2021

Uudenkaupungin koronatiedote.
A total of 186 coronavirus infections have been identified during the pandemic within in the five municipalities in this region. Uusikaupunki 153 infections, Pyhäranta 14, Vehmaa 11, Taivassalo 5.

Corona infections are being confirmed in the region daily. In the last two weeks, more than 30 new infections have been diagnosed in Uusikaupunki. The need for hospital care has increased throughout the province, which has become a bit of a challenge for healthcare in this area.

The City of Uusikaupunki to distribute face masks to inhabitants with limited financial means

Face mask on a laptop.
The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) gave a recommendation for the use of face masks on 13 August 2020.

THL recommends wearing a mask when
• you are in public transport where it is difficult to avoid close contact with others
• you are on your way to take a coronavirus test or are waiting for the test results and have an urgent reason to spend time outside your home