Opening hours during summer 2016
Jun 10, 2016
All our units are closed on Midsummer Eve, Friday 24 June, and from 4 to 31 July 2016. There are unit specific differences in the opening hours. See the list below for your local FSHS unit's opening hours for summer time. Check the exact opening hours from your own unit's page.
Our online advice is closed from 18 June to 7 August 2016 and other e-service forms are closed from 27 June to 31 July 2016.
Our travel advice service will be closed from 18 June to 7 August 2016. Contact requests submitted before 18 June will be processed normally. In urgent matters concerning vaccinations or anti-malaria medication, please contact the healthcare centre in your municipality.
Further information (in Finnish): http://www.terveyskirjasto.fi/terveyskirjasto/ktl.mat?p_artikkeli=mat00055
If your question only concerns basic vaccinations (tetanus-diphtheria, measles-mumps-rubella [MMR] or polio vaccination), contact the FSHS unit in your area.
Prescriptions for tick-borne encephalitis (TBE) and hepatitis vaccinations can also be obtained from your unit.
Helsinki: The FSHS unit in Helsinki is closed 4–31 July 2016.
When our unit is closed: Contact the City of Helsinki health centre or your local municipal health centre.
Oral health (in urgent cases): Haartman hospital.
Kumpula and Viikki service points are closed for summer. Kumpula will open on Tuesday 13 September and Viikki on Wednesday 14 September.
Jyväskylä: The FSHS unit in Jyväskylä is closed 4–31 July 2016.
Where to call if our unit is closed: During business days you should primarily contact your local municipal health care centre from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 16.00, on Fridays between 9.00 and 16.00. In the evenings and at weekends contact the joint emergency duty service of Central Finland Central Hospital.
Kuopio: The FSHS unit in Kuopio is closed 4–31 July 2016.
Where to call if our unit is closed: Contact the City of Kuopio health centre, from Monday to Friday 8.00–15.00, tel. 017 182 111 or in the evenings and at the weekends patients go to the Emergency Unit of Kuopio University Hospital, tel. 017 174 500, address: Puijonlaaksontie 2.
Oral health (in urgent cases): from Monday to Friday 8.00–16.00, tel. 017 186 611 and at weekends 9.00–10.00, tel. 017 186 611.
Lappeenranta: The FSHS unit in Lappeenranta is closed 4–31 July 2016.
When our unit is closed contact the South Karelia district of Social and Health Services, Lappeenranta Health Centre, from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 16.00 and on Fridays between 8.00 and 15.00. Outside office hours and at weekends call South Karelia Central Hospital on 05 352 5743.
Oulu: The FSHS unit in Oulu is closed 4–31 July 2016.
When our unit is closed: Contact your local municipal health centre from Monday to Thursday 8.00–16.00 and Friday 8.00–15.00. Outside office hours and at weekends contact Oulu University Hospital, tel. 08 315 2655.
Rauma: The FSHS unit in Rauma is closed from 20 June to 12 August 2016.
When our unit is closed: Monday to Thursday 8.00–16.00, Friday 8.00–15.00 and Eve days contact Rauma city health center, tel. 02 835 2400.
Nurse helpline around the clock, tel. 02 835 2670 (address: Steniuksenkatu 2).
If you need urgent dental care contact emergency dental care service of the City of Rauma health care center on 02 835 2820 (address: Steniuksenkatu 2). In the evenings, weekends and Eve days call Central Hospital of Satakunta, tel. 02 621 3625 (address: Sairaalantie 3, Pori). At nights 21.00–08.00 call Tyks and Turku Region Joint Emergency Services, tel. 02 313 8800 (address: Savitehtaankatu 1, Turku).
Rovaniemi: The FSHS unit in Rovaniemi is closed 4 July to 5 August 2016.
When our unit is closed: In urgent cases call the Rovaniemi basic health care emergency phoneline on 016 322 4800.
Savonlinna: The FSHS unit in Savonlinna is closed 27 June–7 August 2016. The calls are routed to the FSHS Unit in Joensuu between 27 June and 1 July and also between 1 and 5 August.
When our unit is closed contact the emergency clinic on Savonlinna Central Hospital between 8.00 and 22.00, tel. 015 527 7777. Between 22.00 and 8.00 call Savonlinna Central Hospital emergency clinic on 015 527 7100.
If you need urgent dental care contact tel. 015 527 7114.
Tampere: The FSHS Kalevantie unit is closed is closed 4 July – 31 July 2016. Hervanta unit is closed 24 June – 7 August 2016. Treatment need assessments by phone on 1 July and 1–2 August, General Health tel. 046 710 1054, Oral Health tel. 046 710 1058.
Where to call if our unit is closed: Call the City of Tampere Telephone Health Service (between 7.00 and 22.00) on 03 10023. In emergencies you can also contact Tays First Aid Unit Acuta, tel. 03 311 611 (address: Teiskontie 35, building K) or nurse, tel. 03 311 66411.
Turku: The FSHS unit in Turku is closed 4–31 July 2016.
Where to call if our unit is closed: Contact your local municipal health centre (between 8.00 and 16.00). In case of emergency contact Turku University Hospital (TYKS, address: Savitehtaankatu 1), tel. 02 313 8800.
If you need urgent dental care contact Turku City Health Centre, Monday to Friday 8.00–15.30, tel. 02 266 0644. Outside office hours call for urgent dental care, tel. 02 313 1564 (appointments Monday to Friday between 9.00 and 11.00 and 15.30 and 18.00).
Vaasa: The FSHS unit in Vaasa is closed 4 July – 7 August 2016.
When our unit is closed: If you need urgent medical treatment or advice you should primarily seek help from your own health centre from Monday to Thursday between 8.00 and 16.00 and on Friday between 8.00 and 14.00. In the evenings, nights and weekends go to the emergency clinic of Vaasa Central Hospital: Hietalahdenkatu 2-4 Y-building, tel. 06 2131001.
Emergency psychiatric services available at the Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic of Vaasa Central Hospital, address Sarjakatu 2 (you need referral for that). You can contact to on-call nurse any time, 24/7 and get counselling and information; tel. 040 516 2174 (local call fee).
If you need urgent dental care, call 06 320 0245 Monday to Thursday between 7.30 a.m. and 3.30 p.m. At weekends and on public holidays contact the emergency clinic of Vaasa Central Hospital (Hietalahdenkatu 2-4 Y-building) between 10 a.m. and 12.00. Please note that you will have to pay a fee for this service and that the FSHS will not compensate you for the costs.