Vaccination of Helsinkians

First and second corona vaccines are given to

  • everyone who has turned 12 or is older than that can get vaccinated, also without appointment
  • pupils in grades 1–5 at schools and family centres
  • children aged 5–7 years old by appointment at family centres

Third jabs are given to

A person who has had a COVID-19 infection can be given a third jab if

  • the person is a child who is at least 12 years old and is suffering from severe immunodeficiency
  • a person who is at least 18 years old needs a third jab to be able to travel or for some other especially weighty reason.

Those who have had a COVID-19 infection and have received two jabs do not currently need a third jab to get vaccine protection.

Fourth jabs are given by appointment only to

Book a vaccination appointment at

When you are booking the second or third vaccine, you must know when you received the previous vaccine. This information is available on your corona passport in My Kanta.

You can also book an appointment by calling 09 310 46300 on weekdays from 8–16.

A callback service is available. If we can’t answer your call immediately, your number is saved and we will call you back within three days from 09 310 46300 or 09 310 10020. We will also call back in the evenings and at the weekends.

The booking system has separate times reserved for risk groups.

Vaccination is free and voluntary.

Vaccines in use

Updated 19.1.2022

Getting the vaccine: to whom and when?

In what order are different population groups vaccinated? When do I get the vaccine?

How to book an appointment for a corona vaccination

Vaccinations are given with or without an appointment. You can make an appointment by phone or electronically.

Frequently asked questions

The coronavirus vaccination may bring about some questions. Here you can find the most frequently asked questions and their answers.

Going to the vaccination

Is it safe to visit the vaccination points? Where is the corona vaccination given?

After the vaccination

What should I do after the vaccination? What if I develop symptoms after the vaccination?

Information about corona vaccinations in different languages

Information in Russian, Estonian, Somali and Arabic.