Emergency services

Health care at health centers on weekdays

All health center services available by appointment

Because of the coronavirus situation, you can conduct business at a health center only by appointment. The centralized service telephone number 09 839 50 000 will no longer be in use.

Conducting urgent business during the coronavirus epidemic in other matters besides those related to coronavirus

If your complaint is sudden or you require urgent care, you can call between 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. In urgent matters, it is possible to leave a call-back request 8:00-10:00 am.

New telephone numbers starting on 15 December 2020

Emergency health care at Peijas Hospital

Peijas Hospital
Sairaalakatu 1, 01400 Vantaa

Call the toll-free Medical Helpline number 116 117 before you go to the emergency clinic.

Peijas emergency clinic treats patients with acute and severe illnesses around the clock.

Urgent health care is available outside office hours:

  • weekdays: 16:00-08:00
  • on weekends
  • on holidays (e.g., Midsummer Eve)

The patients will be treated in the order of emergency, not in the order they arrive at the hospital. Check out the most common symptoms that require immediate medical attention at the emergency clinic include.

Outside office hours, metropolitan area residents can seek treatment at the neighboring city's health center on-call service as well.

In urgent cases outside health centers’ opening hours, Vantaa residents can go to Haartman, Jorvi or Malmi emergency clinic. Children under 16 years can also go to New Children's Hospital or Jorvi Hospital's Pediatric Emergency Clinic.

In case of an emergency, call the Emergency Response Centre on 112.

Children are treated at the emergency clinic of the New Children's Hospital and Jorvi Hospital’s pediatrics emergency clinic.

Peijas Hospital’s emergency clinic no longer cares for child patients. Under-16-year-old Vantaa children and the young with acute diseases will primarily be treated at their own health center on weekdays from 8:00 to 16:00 and after 16:00 at New Children's Hospital’s and Jorvi Hospital’s joint emergency service.

New Children’s Hospital, address: Stenbäckinkatu 9, Helsinki.

Jorvi Hospital, pediatrics emergency clinic, address: Turuntie 150, Espoo

Note! In severe, life-threatening illnesses, call the national emergency telephone number 112.

Urgent dental care

Oral Health Care's urgent dental care unit will take care of urgent and acute cases of pain and accidents.

Urgent dental care

If your need for dental care is urgent, please first contact dental care first by telephone on tel. +358 (0)9 8393 5300 Mon-Fri 7:30 AM-3:00 PM.

Urgent dental care

  • Tikkurilan terveysaseman hammashoitola, Kielotie 11, 01300 Vantaa

Unfinished, necessary dental care will continue—based on a dentist's estimate—in the following dental clinics

  • Länsimäen terveysaseman hammashoitola, Keilakuja 1, 01280 Vantaa
  • Myyrmäen terveysaseman hammashoitola, Jönsaksentie 4, 01600 Vantaa
  • Katriina hospital's dental clinic, Katriinankuja 4, 01760 Vantaa
  • Korson keskustan hammashoitola, Maakotkantie 10, 01450 Vantaa
  • Koivukylän terveysaseman hammashoitola, Karsikkokuja 15, 01360 Vantaa

People with a verified coronavirus infection; on-call dental care is provided at HUS Emergency Department, oral and maxillofacial unit.

You will receive more detailed instructions when you make the appointment.

Orthodontics during the Coronavirus epidemic

  • Continue to use your orthodontic device as instructed. If you have questions about the instructions, you can send your questions through Maisa.
  • If your orthodontic device breaks, or parts of it fall down, or if it feels painful in your mouth, call the appointment service, tel. 09 8393 5300
  • If you are using rubber bands and need more of them, contact us through Maisa or call the appointment service, tel. 09 8393 5300, so that we can mail you more rubber bands.
  • Changing / inquiring your appointment through the appointment service.

Emergency dental care at night, over the weekend, and on weekday holidays

  • Emergency dental care at night and over the weekend takes place at Park Hospital.
  • Please call the emergency service, tel. 09 471 71110, so that we can assess the urgency of your need for care before coming to the emergency clinic. You can make an appointment on weekdays at 14:00-21:00 and on weekends and midweek holidays at 8:00-21:00.
  • Park Hospital's contact information and opening hours: Stenbäckinkatu 11, 1 st floor (entrance from door C on Paciuksenkatu), Helsinki. Mon-Fri at 16:00-21:00, Sat-Sun and on weekday holidays at 09:00-21:00.
  • The emergency service serves the residents of the Uusimaa region and is intended for patients in need of emergency care outside primary office hours.

Emergency night dental care from 21:00 to 8:00.

Severe injuries

  • Severe dental, oral and maxillofacial injuries are treated around the clock at Töölö Hospital (Töölönkatu 40).