Social and health care services at Independence Day

24 h Telephone Health Service, tel. 09 310 10023, provides information about Helsinki’s health services and treatment instructions 24 hours a day at the cost of a normal phone call.

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

Health stations are open 5th December 8 – 16 (Kalasatama and Vuosaari 7 16). Health stations are closed on Independence Day 6th December.

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 (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.
  • Children:
    New Children’s Hospital, Stenbäckinkatu 11.

Emergency dental care is provided on Independence Day 6th December 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 serve 24/7 also during Independence Day. Emergency Social Services tel. 020 696 006 and Crisis emergency support tel. 09 310 44222.

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