Emergency services

Health care at health centers on weekdays

When you need urgent health care, contact health center on weekdays from 8:00 to 16:00. Patients with no personal doctor can freely choose the day clinic where they want to go to among all the health centers in Vantaa. View the health centers’ queue situation.

Emergency health care at Peijas Hospital

Peijas Hospital
Sairaalakatu 1, 01400 Vantaa

Call the toll-free Medical Helpline number 116 117 before you go to the emergency clinic.

Peijas emergency clinic treats patients with acute and severe illnesses around the clock.

Urgent health care is available outside office hours:

  • weekdays: 16:00-08:00
  • on weekends
  • on holidays (e.g., Midsummer Eve)

The patients will be treated in the order of emergency, not in the order they arrive at the hospital. Check out the most common symptoms that require immediate medical attention at the emergency clinic include.

Outside office hours, metropolitan area residents can seek treatment at the neighboring city's health center on-call service as well.

In urgent cases outside health centers’ opening hours, Vantaa residents can go to Haartman, Jorvi or Malmi emergency clinic. Children under 16 years can also go to New Children's Hospital or Jorvi Hospital's Pediatric Emergency Clinic.

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

Emergency dental care

Oral Health Care's first aid will take care of urgent and acute cases of pain and accidents.

On-call service on weekdays from 8:00 to 14:00

  • At Tikkurila health center's dental clinic, appointment service opens at 7:30, tel. 09 8393 5300.
  • Young people under 18 needing first aid are treated by appointment at the dental clinic nearest their residence.

Emergency care in the evening, at night, over the weekend

  • For the entire population emergency care at Haartman hospital (Haartmaninkatu 4, 00290 Helsinki, building 12).
  • Mon-Fri: 14:00–21:00, Sat, Sun and holidays: 8:00–21:00.
  • Treatment by appointment only, tel. 09 471 71110.

Emergency evening and weekend dental care have moved back to Haartman Hospital as of April 15, 2019

  • Emergency evening and weekend oral and dental care have returned to Haartman Hospital from temporary facilities at the Surgical Hospital. The address is Haartmaninkatu 4, building 12.
  • Please call before going to the emergency care. The new phone number is 09 471 71110. You can make an appointment on weekdays at 14:00-21:00 and on weekends and midweek holidays at 8:00-21:00.
  • Customer fee for emergency evening and weekend dental care is €32.10/visit (free of charge for under-18-year-olds).
  • Haarman Hospital's emergency oral and dental care is meant for residents of Espoo, Helsinki, Kauniainen, Kirkkonummi, Sipoo, and Vantaa.

Emergency night dental care from 21:00 to 8:00.

Severe injuries

  • Severe dental, oral and maxillofacial injuries are treated around the clock at Töölö Hospital (Töölönkatu 40).