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Getting the vaccine: to whom and when?

In what order are different population groups vaccinated?

The population of Finland is vaccinated as soon as vaccines become available. Everyone who wants a vaccine will get one.

Vaccines are first offered to social and health care professionals who treat corona patients and those working or living in nursing homes. After that, vaccines are offered to elderly and persons with illnesses that expose them to a severe form of corona infection. The illnesses are divided into two groups:

1. Illnesses that very highly expose to severe COVID-19 (medical risk group 1)
2. Illnesses that expose to severe COVID-19 (medical risk group 2)

Vaccines will first be offered to group 1, and then group 2. The rest of the population will be offered vaccines after this.

Check here illnesses and conditions that very highly expose to severe COVID-19
Check here illnesses and conditions that expose to severe COVID-19

Check here more information about medical risk groups and vaccination order for risk groups (THL)

It will take months to vaccinate all those who want to be vaccinated. The progress of vaccinations depends on how different vaccines get selling permits and how fast medical companies can produce and deliver vaccines.

Situation and timetable for different vaccination groups

The vaccination timetable is updated once a week on Wednesdays.

Personnel in inpatient wards and emergency wards treating COVID-19 patients and emergency care personnel

  • Ongoing

Personnel at infectious diseases clinics treating COVID-19 patients, COVID-19 testing personnel, and laboratory personnel involved in COVID-19 diagnostics

  • Ongoing

Personnel in social services for residential care and enhanced institutional, round-the-clock care units for elderly

  • Ongoing

A limited number of critical personnel in social welfare and health care

  • Ongoing

70-year-olds and older and their carers

  • Ongoing
  • Time booking open

Those who have turned 16 years and older who have illnesses or conditions that very highly expose to severe COVID-19

Those who have turned 16 years and older who have illnesses or conditions that highly expose to severe COVID-19

65-69-year-olds

  • Ongoing
  • Time booking open

60-64-year-olds

  • Ongoing
  • Time booking open

55-59-year-olds

  • Ongoing
  • Time booking open

50-54-year-olds

  • Ongoing
  • Time booking open

45-49-year-olds

  • Ongoing
  • Time booking open

40-44-year-olds

  • Ongoing
  • Time booking open

35-39-year-olds

  • Ongoing
  • Time booking open

30-34-year-olds

  • Ongoing
  • Time booking open

25-29-year-olds

  • Ongoing
  • Time booking open

20-24-year-olds

  • Time booking open

16-19-year-olds and children aged 12-15 who belong to risk groups

  • Ongoing
  • Time booking open. You must have turned 12 when you book the appointment.

Appointment booking

You can book an appointment by phone or online. We announce on this website when appointments can be booked. Those who are over 70 years old will also receive a notification about the appointment booking by mail.

Book an appointment for a corona vaccination



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