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05/11/2021, Notice

EU Digital COVID Certificate now available for people who have had COVID-19 and received one vaccine dose

The EU Digital COVID Certificate is now also available for people who have had COVID-19 and received one vaccine dose. They will be able to get the Certificate, which also serves as a COVID-19 passport, from the My Kanta Pages from 5 November 2021 onwards. The COVID certificate reader app will also accept this Certificate. Before travelling, it is important to check with the authorities of your destination country that the Certificate is accepted in that country.

01/11/2021, Notice - Citizens

Smooth flow of information guarantees best quality of care and services – The Act will enter into force on 1 November 2021

The new Act on the Electronic Processing of Client Data in Healthcare and Social Welfare, i.e. the Client Data Act, supports the reform of the healthcare and social welfare services. The objective is client and patient safety and the best possible care and service. The Client Data Act enables even more effective movement of client and patient data between service providers if the client has given consent to it.

01/11/2021, Notice - Professionals

New Client Data Act improves flow of information in the healthcare and social welfare service. The Act will enter into force on 1 November 2021.

The new Act on the Electronic Processing of Client Data in Healthcare and Social Welfare, i.e. the Client Data Act, supports the reform of the healthcare and social welfare services. The objective is client and patient safety and the best possible care and service. The Client Data Act enables even more effective movement of client and patient data between service providers if the client has given consent to it.

26/10/2021, Notice - Professionals

Criminals attempt to gain bank details with emails that appear to come from My Kanta Pages – don’t click on the link in the message!

Emails have been sent under the name of My Kanta Pages, advising the recipient to log in to My Kanta Pages via a link in the message. The messages have also mentioned the COVID certificate and the COVID-19 vaccination certificate. This is a scam with a purpose of phishing for information. Only log in to My Kanta Pages at the address kanta.fi.

08/09/2021, Notice

Finland preparing to issue EU COVID-19 vaccination certificates to people vaccinated in other countries

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare and the Social Insurance Institution of Finland will start preparing the technical implementation and operating model which will allow Finland to issue the EU COVID-19 vaccination certificate to people who have received a COVID-19 vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in a non-EU country.

02/09/2021, Notice - Professionals

Latest updates about the EU Digital COVID Certificates and healthcare operating models

There are shortcomings in accessing the EU Digital COVID Certificates in My Kanta Pages, and the healthcare service or the supplier of the patient data system are able to address these shortcomings. Certificates have sometimes not been produced due to incorrect or insufficient entries. As a result of improvements in the quality of entries and retrospective corrections, a COVID-19 certificate is produced for as many as 99 per cent of those who have received the COVID-19 vaccination. It is extremely important to enter the data correctly at once also in the future. The COVID-19 test certificates are also produced for more than 93 per cent of the tests performed.

26/08/2021, Notice

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health: Enablers of social welfare services obliged to join Kanta Services — new Act on Electronic Processing of Client Data in Healthcare and Social Welfare enters into force on 1 November 2021

The new Act on the Electronic Processing of Client Data in Healthcare and Social Welfare has been adopted. The Act will enter into force on 1 November 2021. The new Act will repeal the current Act on the Electronic Processing of Client Data in Healthcare and Social Welfare. At the same time, the Act on Electronic Prescriptions and certain other Acts will also be amended.

27/07/2021, Notice - Professionals

In July, 420 400 people have retrieved the EU Digital COVID Certificate from My Kanta Pages

The majority of Finnish citizens can get the COVID-19 certificate easily from My Kanta Pages. However, still last week, some certificates of recovery were not produced, but the situation is now significantly better due to technical updates. In July, a total of 420 400 people have retrieved the EU Digital COVID Certificate from My Kanta Pages.