Exceptional opening times in social welfare and health services 2018

Health centers

Health centers will be closed on Dec. 24-26, 2018, and on Jan. 1, 2019

In additional to the above, Länsimäki health center will be closed also on Dec. 27-28, 2018, and on Dec. 31, 2018. The local residents are offered the required health services at Hakunila health center. Hakunila health center provides laboratory services in connection with the health center. This mostly applies to appointments.

From Dec. 27, 2018 to January 13, 2019, health centers will primarily treat patients with acute diseases.

Peijas’ on-call service, tel. 116117 24h

HUS Peijas hospital is responsible for on-call health service for Vantaa residents outside office hours as well as for specialized care on-call service around the clock. Address: Sairaalakatu 1, 01400 Vantaa.

Call the toll-free number 116 117 before you go the Peijas hospital's emergency clinic. The number will also advice on acute health problems when your own health center is closed.

Health and social counseling point Vinkkari will serve customers on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2018, exceptionally from 12:00 to 15:30.

Preventive health care

Vantaa counseling bureaus will be open during Christmas and New Year as follows:

  • Dec. 21, 2018, at 8:00-14:00
  • Dec. 28, 2018, at 8:00-14:00
  • Dec. 31, 2018, at 8:00-14:00
  • Jan. 4, 2019, at 8:00-14:00

Services for the elderly and the disabled

Day activity ccenters for the elderly and occupational and day activity units for the disabled will be closed on Dec. 24-Dec. 26, 2018, as well as on Jan. 1, 2019.

  • Hakunila, Myyrmäki and Simonkylä day activity centers for the elderly will be closed on Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 6, 2019.
  • Myyrmäki and Ruukkukuja activity centers for the disabled will be closed on Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 6, 2019.
  • Tavitie, Käenkukka and Kapussi centers will be closed on Dec. 27, 2018-Jan. 6, 2019.

Dental care

All dental clinics will be closed on Dec. 24-26, 2018, and on Jan. 1, 2019

Oral health care on-call service in Helsinki

Haartman hospital in Helsinki is responsible for oral health care on-call service in the evenings, on weekends and on holidays, whereas Töölö hospital's emergency clinic is responsible for nighttime on-call service.

On-call service during Christmas

  • Dental care on-call service on weekdays at 7-14, tel. 09 310 51400,
  • weekday evenings at 14–21, as well as weekends, Christmas, New Year's Day, and Twelfth Night at 8–21, tel. 09 310 49999
  • at night at 21–8, tel. 040 621 5699.

Please call before going to the on-call service point.

Nighttime on-call is at Töölö hospital's emergency clinic in Helsinki. Address: Töölönkatu 40, tel. 09 471 87708. Please call before going to the on-call service.

Social Emergency and Crisis Center, tel. 09 8392 4005 24h

Serves around the clock also during Christmas and New Year. Social Emergency and Crisis Center provides help in acute and shocking life situations. The customer him/herself, or his/her relative or friend can seek help. The services are free of charge.

In life-threatening cases, always call the emergency telephone number 112.

In serious and life-threatening cases of illness or accident, call the emergency number 112, available around the clock.

Published: 19.12.2018 
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