Social and Health services during Christmas

Health centers

  • On Christmas Day, 25 December, health centers are closed.
  • On Boxing Day, 26 December, health centers are closed.
  • On New Year’s Day, 1 January, health centers are closed.

From December 27, 2017 to January 14, 2018, health centers will primarily treat patients with acute diseases.

Emergency services

Patients in need of urgent care are treated by the emergency clinic at Peijas Hospital (Sairaalakatu 1, 01400 Vantaa, tel. 09 4716 7060) around the clock.

Outside office hours, metropolitan area residents can seek treatment at the neighboring city's health center on-call service as well. Emergency clinics used by Helsinki, Espoo, Kauniainen and Vantaa are the emergency clinics of Haartman, Jorvi, Malmi and Peijas hospitals, as well as the Children's Hospital and Jorvi Hospital emergency clinics for children under 16.

Social Emergency and Crisis Center provides acute psychosocial help in shocking life situations around the clock, tel. 09 8392 4005.

Read about emergency services.

In case of an emergency, call the Emergency Response Centre on 112.

Health services

Medical article distribution points will be closed Dec. 27-29, 2017. In acute cases diabetes articles can during this time be inquired at Myyrmäki health center’s patient office (2nd floor) or Koivukylä health center’s diabetes unit’s nurse (B-gate, 2nd floor, room 1).

Tourist vaccinations at Tikkurila and Myyrmäki health centers will be closed Dec. 22, 2017 – Jan. 7, 2018.

Services for families with children

From Dec. 27, 2017 to Jan.14, 2018, maternity and child health centers primarily care for pregnant women and babies.

  • Mikkola counseling bureau will be closed Dec. 18, 2017– Jan. 7, 2018; during this time customers are referred to Korso counseling bureau.
  • Rajakylä counseling bureau will be closed Dec. 18, 2017– Jan. 7, 2018; during this time customers are referred to Hakunila counseling bureau.

No online appointments for counseling bureaus can be made from 18, 2017– Jan. 14, 2018. Appointments can, however, be made by phone, tel. 09 8392 5900, or when visiting the counseling bureau.

Opening hours of Family Law Services’ appointment and service consultation from Dec. 27–29, 2017: 9:00–12:00 and on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018: 10:00–16:00.

Social services

Mediation Office's exceptional opening hours: 18 December to 21 December open 9-14.30, 22 December open 9−12, 23 December to 26 December closed, 27 December to 29 December open 9−14.30, 1 January closed.

Published: 19.12.2017 
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