TALLINN [Measures taken by the Municipality]

An emergency situation is declared in Estonia on 12 March 2020 and remains in force until 1 May 2020 if not decised otherwise.

The City of Tallinn is following the restrictions and recommendations of the National Health Board and the Government  (https://www.kriis.ee/en;

https://www.kriis.ee/en/emergency-situation-estonia)  preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus. Additional measures have also been implemented by the City as a precaution.

 

Coronavirus info for Tallinn can be found at https://www.tallinn.ee/Tallinn-s-measures-for-containing-coronavirus

 

More information about specific actions can be found in a selection of press releases below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • COVID-Help Platform. „Community helps“ – “Kogukond aitab”. City of Tallinn is working together with local start-ups and communities to offer basic services for people in isolation. On Friday, March 13, 2020, Estonian startup foundation Garage48 launched an online hackathon to figure out ways to help communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the solutions is the web-based platform COVID-Help that connects volunteers from local communities with most vulnerable members of those communities. Today there are more than 2000 volunteers connected to this platform who offer practical help, like doing shopping for those in quarantine or just calling and talking to lonely elderly people and thus taking some of the stress off local social workers.

 

As information changes  daily, the best resource for Update are web-links. We will keep you posted about additional measures.

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