Health centers are normally open from Mondays to Fridays, from 08:00 to 16:00. Health counseling in Vantaa is available on weekdays from 8 to 16, tel. 09 839 10023.
You can contact health centers also by calling their own service numbers or by calling the switchboard number 09 83911.
Your own health center is your primary place of care, which will provide you with urgent medical care during office hours.
In urgent cases, please contact your health center preferably early in the morning.
Health centers also provide non-urgent health care by doctors, nurses and public-health nurses.
In addition, health centers have various services by referral such as depression, substance-abuse and diabetes nurses' appointments, rehabilitation and therapy services, as well as birth control and family-planning counseling bureau. Furthermore, health centers provide hearing tests and sight tests, vaccinations, as well as medical supplies and technical aids.
If you need urgent health care outside office hours, or in case of acute and severe illnesses around the clock, contact Peijas Hospital, Sairaalakatu 1, 01400 Vantaa, tel. 09 4716 7060.
In case of an emergency, call the Emergency Response Centre on 112.