Hakunila health center
Here's what to do if you need urgent care:
On weekdays from 8:00 to 16:00, go to your health center without appointment. Report for assessment of the need for care preferably in the morning, however, at the latest at 15:00.
Evenings, nights, or weekends or in case of acute and severe illnesses: seek help at the around-the-clock health center on-call service at Peijas hospital (Sairaalakatu 1, 01400 Vantaa), tel. 09 471 67060
In case of emergency, call 112.
Would you like to book an appointment or inquire about your lab results?
Call your own team from Monday to Thursday from 8:00 to 11:00 and from 13:00 to 14:00, on Fridays from 8:00 to 11:00.
Team A, tel. 09 8393 0102
Team B, tel. 09 8393 0132
If you do not know your own team, call the team based on the first letter of your last name; team A: A–L and team B: M–Ö.
Would you like to ask for advice?
Health counseling in Vantaa is available on weekdays from 8:00 to 16:00, tel. 09 839 10023
Appointment with a nurse
No appointment required from Mondays to Fridays from 8:00 to 11:00.
You can also book an appointment by phone from 8:00 to 10:00 and from 13:00 to 14:00, tel. 09 8392 2202
Nurse's appointments are meant for treating small accidents, wounds, giving injections, and writing sickness certificates. In addition, nurses give vaccinations.
Ask a public-health nurse
Public-health nurses' phone consultation hours are on weekdays from 12:00 to 13:00, tel. 09 839 26557
Public-health nurses advise on issues related to lifestyles, diabetes, mental health, blood pressure, and cholesterol. You can also make an appointment with a public-health nurse by phone.
The deaf and the hearing impaired
Deaf and hearing-impaired Vantaa residents can make or cancel appointments by text messages. When making an appointment, a nurse may text questions clarifying the customer's situation.
Make sure to write your whole name, identity number, and reason for appointment in your text message and send it to phone number 050 312 1881.
Problems with substance abuse
You can ask a peer counselor in substance abuse work about advice, if you are worried about your own or your relative's use of intoxicants. The peer counselor has himself or herself struggled with the same problems and has been trained to help other people in similar situations. You can book an appointment with a peer counselor by phone on weekdays from 8:00 to 10:00 and from 13:00 to 14:00, tel. 09 8392 2202.
Do you need a vaccination?
Nurses give vaccinations without advance appointment from Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 to 11:00. They give the most common vaccines (tetanus D, polio, MMR) as well as basic vaccines for travelers (bring your own vaccines with you). The prescriptions for voluntary vaccines will be given by a doctor.
Note! Only Tikkurila and Myyrmäki health centers provide yellow fever vaccination and anti-malarial drugs.
Measure your blood pressure
At the health center, you can measure your blood pressure yourself—during the opening hours of the health center—in the public-health nurses' waiting lobby.