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First aid and emergencies

Emergency health care is for people who need emergency treatment and care. Patients are examined and treated in order of urgency.

Patients requiring immediate treatment, such as heart attack or stroke patients, are given priority. Others are examined in order of arrival.

NB: Emergency care for patients with symptoms of a respiratory infection will be centralised at the Main Health Station (Pääterveysasema) at Tammikaivontie 4, from 10 April -13 April, 2020.

The reception is only for patients that have symptoms of a respiratory infection and require urgent care. Book a time before coming to the reception. Opening times are from 10:00 – 16:00 from Fri 10 April – Mon 13 April. The telephone service numbers of local health stations are working normally from 8:00 – 15:00. This also applies to those living in Vähäkyrö.

Doctors and nurses will be unavailable at the health stations of Kirkkopuistikko, Gerby, Ristinummi and Vähäkyrö during Easter, 10 April – 13 April, 2020.

Press release 1.4.2020: Healthcare services at Easter 10 April -13 April, 2020

Call us

Your own Health Centre is open from Monday to Thursday 8–16 and on Fridays 8–14, and is the place to go when you need urgent care during these times.

Gerbyn terveysasema, Mäntymaantie 5, tel. 06 325 1711
Kirkkopuistikon terveysasema, Kirkkopuistikko 26, tel. 06 325 1666
Ristinummen terveysasema, Jyrsijänkatu 2, tel. 06 325 1691
Tammikaivon terveysasema, Tammikaivontie 4, tel. 06 325 1703 or 06 325 1770
Vähänkyrön terveysasema, Vähänkyröntie 18, Vähäkyrö, tel. 06 325 8500

In the evenings, at night and at weekends, emergency health care is given at the Accident & Emergency Clinic of the Vaasa Central Hospital’s Y building, Hietalahdenkatu 2-4, Vaasa.

If you are not sure whether your symptoms require emergency care, please call your own Health Centre during office hours and outside these hours call the emergency care helpline at 06 213 1001.

Appointments for Health Centres cannot be made or cancelled at the Accident & Emergency Clinic, nor are laboratory or other results given here; instead, you can get them from your own Health Centre during office hours.

Prescriptions are not renewed at the Accident & Emergency Clinic.