COVID-19 vaccination appointment booking for 1st–5th-graders (7-11-year-olds) has opened. The quickest way to book an appointment is at bookcovidvaccine.fi. You can also book an appointment by calling tel. 09 310 46300 (Mon–Fri 8:00–16:00).
Vaccinations are offered to 1st–5th-graders only by appointment. Vaccinations are given at Jätkäsaari and Malmi vaccination points Tuesdays at 15:00–18:00 starting 26 April. You can find the locations of the vaccination points at hel.fi/vaccination.
Vaccination requires an ID and the guardians' consent
In order to get a vaccine, the child’s identity must be proven, for example, with an ID card or Kela card. Vaccination is voluntary and free of charge.
Vaccination requires the consent of both guardians. If the child comes in for a vaccine with only one guardian, a written consent form signed by the absent guardian must be presented. The consent form can be printed from the THL website.
- THL – Coronavirus vaccinations for children and young people
- Vaccination of Helsinkians – coronavaccination-en.hel.fi
- UNICEF – How to talk to your child about COVID-19? 8 tips (in Finnish)
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