Vaccination of Helsinkians
Currently being vaccinated are
– people turning 75 years this year and older (born in 1946 or earlier) and their informal carers who have received a decision about informal care
– under 70-year-olds people turning 55-69 years this year (born in 1952-66), who have illnesses or conditions that very highly expose to severe COVID-19.
Check here illnesses or conditions that very highly expose to severe COVID-19
More information and instructions about the vaccinations:
- Helsinki begins vaccinating residents aged 85 and above against the coronavirus (PDF)
- Helsinki begins vaccinating residents aged 80–84 and above against the coronavirus (PDF)
75-year-olds and older (born in 1946 or earlier) are vaccinated with Pfizer’s vaccine.
Under 70-year-olds (born in 1952-66) are vaccinated with AstraZeneca’s vaccine, which is not recommended to use for people over 70 years of age.
Vaccines are only administered by appointment. You can make an appointment electronically or by telephone, if you belong to a group that is scheduled for vaccination.
- The fastest way to book an appointment is to visit bookcovidvaccine.fi.
- To make an appointment by telephone, call 09 310 46300 on weekdays between 8:00–18:00.
- The appointment booking line uses a call-back service. If your call is not answered immediately, your number will be saved and your call will be returned within two days from the number 09 310 46300 or 09 310 10020. We also make return calls in the evenings and at weekends.
- Informal carers can currently book appointments by telephone only.
More information about the vaccines is available:
In what order are different population groups vaccinated? When do I get the vaccine?
The coronavirus vaccination may bring about some questions. Here you can find the most frequently asked questions and their answers.
Is it safe to visit the vaccination points? Where is the corona vaccination given?
Vaccinations are given by appointment only. You can make an appointment by phone or electronically.
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