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Social and health care services in Helsinki on Independence Day   

Health stations are open on 5 December from 8.00–16.00. Health stations are closed on Independence Day 6 December.
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Health stations

Health stations are open on 5 December from 8.0016.00. Health stations are closed on Independence Day, 6 December.

24/7 Telephone Health Service, tel. +358 9 310 10023

Information on Helsinki’s health services and treatment instructions are provided 24 hours a day at the cost of a regular phone call.

Emergency Services, tel. 116 117

When local health stations are closed, Emergency Services treat patients in need of urgent care.

Please call in advance before going to the emergency clinic. The service is open 24/7 and free of charge.

Adults (over 16 years of age)

  • Meilahti Emergency Department, Haartman Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, building 1
  • Malmi Emergency Department, Talvelantie 6 J
  • When local health stations are closed, residents of Helsinki with serious illnesses and in urgent need of care can also go to the Jorvi Hospital Emergency Department in Espoo, Turuntie 150 or the Peijas Hospital Emergency Department in Vantaa, Sairaalakatu 1.

Children

  • New Children’s Hospital, Stenbäckinkatu 11  

Do you suspect a coronavirus infection?

You can make a coronavirus assessment at omaolo.fi. Based on your symptoms, you will get instructions on what to do. If necessary, you can book an appointment for a coronavirus test. The Coronavirus Helpline is closed during Independence Day (open regularly Mon-Fri from 8.00–16.00, tel. +358 9 310 10024).

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 8.00–21.00 by calling +358 9 471 71110. Night emergency duty is at Töölö Hospital Emergency Department, Töölönkatu 40, tel. 116 117.

Please always call in advance before seeking treatment for emergency dental dare.

Emergency Social Services and Crisis Emergency Services available 24/7

Emergency Social Services and Crisis Emergency Services serve 24/7 also during Independence Day. Emergency Social Services tel. +358 20 696 006 and Crisis Emergency Services tel. +358 9 310 44222.

In life-threatening emergencies, call 112

In the event of a severe and life-threatening illness or accident, call 112 for help at any time of the day.