Social and health care services in Helsinki at Easter

If you suspect have contracted the coronavirus

If possible, make a coronavirus assessment on (in Finnish and Swedish). You will get instructions on the grounds of your symptoms.

  • If you have mild symptoms, stay at home.
  • If your symptoms require treatment and you do not manage with self-treatment, ring Helsinki Coronavirus helpline, tel. 09 310 10024 (weekdays 7-20). The helpline is open on Good Friday 10th April and on Easter Monday 13th April 7-20.
    At other times the Medical helpline, tel. 116 117.

Laakso corona health station is open on Good Friday and on Easter Monday 9-16. Ring first. Malmi corona health station is closed on Easter.

All Helsinki patients needing medical assessment of their respiratory infection are directed to corona health stations.  Symptoms of respiratory infection, which need medical treatment, are that the overall condition gets worse, a clearly prolonged fever and shortness of breath.

Health Stations

Health stations (also Kalasatama and Vuosaari health and welfare centres) are closed on Easter between 10th and 13th April. On Maundy Thursday the health stations are open 8-16. Kalasatama health and welfare centre is open on Maundy Thursday 7-16.

Laakso corona health station is open on Good Friday and on Easter Monday 7-20.  (read more above)

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.

  • Adults (over 16 years of age)
    Haartman Hospital and Emergency Room, Haartmaninkatu 4, building 12 and
    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

Emergency dental care at the Haartman Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, building 12, is open at Easter 10th - 13th April 9 - 21. 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 call 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 Easter. 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.