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Social and health care services in Helsinki on Ascension Day

Do you suspect a coronavirus infection?

You can complete a coronavirus symptom assessment at omaolo.fi. Based on your symptoms, you will get instructions on what to do. The Omaolo service will refer you to testing if necessary. Another way to access a coronavirus test is to contact the Coronavirus Helpline, tel. 09 310 10024 (open regularly Mon-Fri 8–16, closed on Ascension Day).

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

Health Stations

Health stations are open on Wednesday 25 May 8.00–16.00. Health stations are closed on Ascension Day Thursday 26 May. Health stations are open as usual on Friday 27 May.

24 h Telephone Health Service, Tel. 09 310 10023

Information is provided about Helsinki’s health services and treatment instructions 24 hours a day at the cost of a normal phone call.

Emergency Services, Tel. 116 117

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

Call the Medical Helpline 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)

  • Meilahti Emergency Department, Haartman Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, building 12
  • Malmi Emergency Department, Talvelantie 6 J

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


  • New Children’s Hospital, Stenbäckinkatu 9. 

Emergency Dental Care

Emergency dental care is provided on Ascension Day Thursday 26 May 9.00–21.00 at Park Hospital, Stenbäckinkatu 11, door C.

Appointments can be booked from 8.00–21.00, tel. 09 471 71110.

Please call before seeking treatment.

Night-time emergency care is arranged at Töölö Hospital Emergency Department, Töölönkatu 40, tel. 116 117.

Emergency Social Services and Crisis Emergency Support 24/7

Emergency Social Services and Crisis Emergency Support serve 24/7 also on Ascension Day.

  • Emergency Social Services, tel. 020 696 006.
  • 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, call the emergency number 112 for help at any time of the day.

Image: Helsinki Partners / Marek Sabogal

News has been updated on May 24th at 11.07: The addresses of The New Children's Hospital and The Park Hospital have been corrected.