Vaccination of Helsinkians


NB: A fourth dose of the vaccine is currently not administered if you have received three doses and been infected with the coronavirus. Read information about vaccination for those who have recovered from COVID-19.

NB: The booster dose for people aged 65 years and older, risk groups 1 and 2 and people with immunodeficiency will be offered 31 October. You can get the booster dose when at least three months have passed since the previous dose or recovery from COVID-19. Read more here.

NB: Please arrive for the vaccination at your own time. You shouldn't come well before your time. We recommend using a face mask at the vaccination points.



First and second corona vaccines are given to

  • People aged 12 years and older, also without appointment
  • Children in grades 1–5, only by appointment and with the guardians' written consent
  • Children aged 5–7 years, only with the guardians' written consent and booked appointment. Book the appointment by calling 09 310 46300 (weekdays 8–16).

Third jabs are given to

Fourth jabs are given to

NB! If you have been infected with the coronavirus and gotten vaccines, see more information here

Fifth jabs are given to

Book a vaccination appointment at bookcovidvaccine.fi

When you are booking the second, third or fourth 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.

Updated 5.10.2022

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.