INR reception

INR reception remains in Länsimäki on Wednesdays at 13:00-14:00 by appointment. Huslab's appointment service www.huslab.fi/ajanvaraus or tel. 09 471 86800 (Mon-Fri: 7:30 - 15:30).

Think you may have the coronavirus?

If you have only mild symptoms, you can make an appointment for the test yourself. You will find more information on the service in the notification. Now the Coronabot service has been updated with the feature to book an appointment on behalf of someone else. A parent can book an appointment for their dependant under 16 years of age. If you wish to make an appointment with somebody else, please contact the coronavirus counseling telephone of Vantaa.

All health center services available by appointment

Because of the coronavirus situation, you can conduct business at a health center only by appointment. The centralized service telephone number +358 (0)9 839 50 000 will no longer be in use.

New telephone numbers starting on 15 December 2020

  • Hakunila and Länsimäki Health Centers +358 (0)9 839 35928
  • Korso and Koivukylä Health Centers +358 (0)9 839 35923
  • Martinlaakso Health Center +358 (0)9 839 35924
  • Myyrmäki Health Center +358 (0)9 839 35925
  • Tikkurila Health Center +358 (0)9 839 35926

Conducting non-urgent business during the coronavirus epidemic

  • Tell about your symptoms on the Click your symptoms service. We will contact you within two business days.
  • If you suspect a coronavirus infection and you only have light symptoms, you can make an appointment for taking a sample yourself through the Coronabot, or you can call the coronavirus counseling telephone, which is open from 8 am to 6 pm on weekdays and from 9 am to 6 pm on weekends on the number +358 (0)9 839 50070.
  • Service for the hearing impaired
  • For non-urgent matters (such as periodic check-ups, inquiries of medical results, medical reports, or renewal of a prescription), you can leave a callback request between 8 am and 12 noon at the telephone number of your own health center.
  • You can receive service in non-urgent matters from
    • Pharmacists (matters related to medication or renewal of prescriptions)
    • Public health nurses (Diabetes treated with tablets, astma, hypertension; or you want to make an appointment for memory testing, lifestyle guidance, or health screening of the unemployed)
    • Physical therapists (musculoskeletal disorders such as back, neck, knee, or shoulder pain),
    • Nurses and practical nurses in other matters (such as appointments for doctors and nurses, guidance and counseling)

Conducting urgent business during the coronavirus epidemic in other matters besides those related to coronavirus

The Martinlaakso Health Center functions as a coronavirus health center

  • The Martinlaakso Health Center treats patients suffering from respiratory tract symptoms.
  • If you suspect a coronavirus infection, call +358 (0)9 839 50070 (8 am-6 pm on weekdays and 9 am-6 pm on weekends)
  • An assessment of your need for treatment will be made on the phone and if necessary, an appointment will be made with a physician.
  • You can also tell about your symptoms in the internet service and you will receive instructions on what to do.
  • The Martinlaakso Health Center treats patients suffering from respiratory tract symptoms on the fourth floor. The fifth and sixth floors of the Martinlaakso Health Center serve in other matters only through appointments.

Conducting other business at the health centers

You cannot make appointments through Maisa for nurses or public health nurses, family planning nurses, or to the children’s emergency physician. (You can make an appointment with a psychiatric nurse.)

Children’s emergency after business hours

Under-16-year-old residents of Vantaa who become ill suddenly will primarily be treated 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at their own health center, and after 4 pm at the common Emergency Room of the New Children’s Hospital.

Children’s and young people’s treatment on weekdays 8 am – 4 pm at their own health center.

HUSLAB serves on the basis of appointments as of March 30

  • Make an appointment online: HUSLAB or call 09 471 86800 (Mon-Fri: 7:30–15:30).
  • Come to the laboratory only shortly before your appointment.
  • If at all possible, come alone without anybody accompanying you.
  • Queue numbers are still applied to emergency care patients and returning of samples.
  • These changes are made in order to ensure your safety

Frequently asked questions about coronavirus

THL's page contains questions and answers about the novel coronavirus. We are monitoring the situation and updating our answers to these questions as and when needed.

Länsimäki health center

Ask a public-health nurse

  • Public-health nurses' phone consultation hours are from Monday to Friday: 8:00-16:00
  • Call to the telephone number of your own health center.

Public-health nurses advise on issues related to lifestyles, diabetes, mental health, blood pressure, and cholesterol. You can make an appointment with a public-health nurse by phone or you can make an online appointment.

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.

  • Write your full name, identity number and reason for the appointment in the text message and send it to phone number 040 6314 345.

Do you need a vaccination?

We 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

You can measure your blood pressure yourself at the health center. The janitor will give you the measuring device.

INR sample (Marevan test)

INR reception remains in Länsimäki on Wednesdays at 13:00-14:00 by appointment.