Health and Social services in Helsinki at Independence Day 2023

Health Stations, Health Service on the phone, Emergency services, Emergency Dental Care and Emergency Social Services and Crisis Emergency Support in Helsinki on Independence Day 2023.
Photo: Jussi Hellsten

Health Stations

Health stations are open on the 5th of December from 8–16 (call-back service operates from 8-15). Health stations are closed on Independence Day (6th of December).

24h Health Service on the phone, Tel. +358 9 310 10023

Information is provided about Helsinki’s health services and treatment instructions 24 hours a day at the cost of a normal phone call at +358 9 310 10023(Link starts a phone call).

Emergency services – tel. 116 117

If you need urgent care, make a symptom assessment at leads to external service). Omaolo provides health advice 24/7 and, if needed, puts you in contact with a professional 


you can contact Medical Helpline, tel. 116117(Link starts a phone call) (24/7). Call before seeking treatment at the emergency department.

Adults (16 years and above)

Meilahti Emergency Department, Haartman Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, building 12 Malmi Emergency Department, Talvelantie 6 J. When local health stations are closed, residents of Helsinki who are in urgent need for medical care, can also seek care from Jorvi Hospital Emergency Department in Espoo, Turuntie 150 or Peijas Hospital emergency Department in Vantaa, Sairaalakatu 1, Vantaa.


New Children’s Hospital, Stenbäckinkatu 11.

Emergency Dental Care

Emergency dental care is provided on Independence Day 6 December at Park Hospital, Stenbäckinkatu 9, door C. Appointments can be booked from 8–21 by phone at +358 9 471 71110(Link starts a phone call)

Night emergency duty is at Meilahti Emergency Department, Haartmaninkatu 4, tel. 116 117(Link starts a phone call). Please always make an appointment by phone before seeking treatment for Emergency Dental Care.

Emergency Social Services and Crisis emergency support 24/7

Emergency Social Services and Crisis emergency support serve 24/7 also during the Independence Day. 

Emergency Social Services tel. +358 20 696 006(Link starts a phone call) and Crisis emergency support tel. +358 9 310 44222(Link starts a phone call).


In life-threatening situations – call 112