Health center's phone service

NOTE! Health centers' phone service is busy.

Health centers’ appointment number 09 839 50 000 will serve customers in all health-related matters. The service is open from 8 am to 4 pm on weekdays. You can leave a call-back request Mon-Fri at 8:00-14:00.

When you call, choose language: Finnish, Swedish or English. In addition, based on your matter, choose:

  • 1: if your matter is related to an appointment, fixed-term control, test results, medical report, renewal of prescription, or your case is not urgent. You can leave a call-back request. We try to reply to your call-back request as soon as possible: call-back requests regarding non-urgent cases may be postponed to the following weekdays.
  • 2: if your case is acute or if your symptoms have become worse. The call-back request is only possible if you choose 1.

More information about calling to the health centers here.

Hakunila health center

NOTE! Hakunila health center is closed on Friday Aug. 23rd 2019. Acutely ill patients are treated at Länsimäki Health center.

Urgent cases

Did you fall ill suddenly? 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.

Urgent care on weekdays at Hakunila health station:

  • Come to the health center between 8:00 and 16:00.
  • You can call the appointment service at 8:00-16:00, tel. 09 839 50000, or come to the health center without advance appointment.
  • In acute cases, please contact the health center already in the morning.
  • Health counseling in Vantaa is available on weekdays from 8:00 to 16:00, tel. 09 839 50000,
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. 116 117

In case of emergency, call 112.

Non-urgent cases

Would you like to book an appointment or inquire about your lab results?

Would you like to ask for advice?

  • Health counseling in Vantaa is available on weekdays from 8:00 to 16:00, tel. 09 839 50000

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 8:00 to 16:00, tel. 09 839 50000.

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 040 5755 958.

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 from Mondays through Wednesdays from 12:00 to 13:00, tel. 050 318 1649.

Do you need a vaccination?

Nurses give vaccinations without advance appointment on Thursdays from 14:00 to 15:00. 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.