Lobby greeter at the Kalasatama Health and Well-Being Centre.

Social and health care services in Helsinki on May Day 2021

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 needed, you can make an appointment to a coronavirus test.

Another way to access a coronavirus test is to contact the Coronavirus Helpline (everyday 8–18), tel. 09 310 10024).
You can also get tested for coronavirus during the May Day. If you have symptoms of coronavirus, get tested.

Information about the coronavirus vaccinations in Helsinki can be found at coronavaccination-en.hel.fi.

Health Stations

Health stations are open on Friday 30 April 8–16. Health stations are closed on the First of May.

Emergency services – tel. 116 117

When local health stations are closed, patients in need of urgent care are treated by emergency services.

Call 116 117 before you go to the emergency clinic. The service is open 24/7 and free of charge.

Adults (residents over 16 years of age)

  • Haartman Hospital and Emergency Room, Haartmaninkatu 4, building 12
  • Malmi Hospital and Emergency Room, Talvelantie 6 J.

When local health stations are closed, residents of Helsinki with serious illnesses and in urgent need for care can also go to the Jorvi Hospital emergency room in Espoo, Turuntie 150 or to the Peijas Hospital emergency room in Vantaa, Sairaalakatu 1, Vantaa.


  • New Children’s Hospital, Stenbäckinkatu 9.

Emergency Dental Care

Emergency dental care is provided on Wednesday on 1st of May 9–21 at Haartman Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, building 12. Appointments can be booked 8–21 at 09 471 71110. Night emergency duty is at Tölö hospital emergency department, Töölönkatu 40, tel. 040 621 5699.

Please always make an appointment by phone before seeking treatment for Emergency Dental Care.

Emergency Social Services and Crisis emergency support 24/7

Emergency Social Services and Crisis emergency support serve 24/7 also during the May Day. Emergency Social Services tel. 020 696 006 and Crisis emergency support tel. 09 310 44222.

In life-threatening emergencies – call 112

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

Photo: Virpi Velin