Effects of the coronavirus situation
If you suspect you have been infected with the coronavirus, you should always first contact your local health station BY TELEPHONE Mon-Thu 8-16 o’clock and Fri 8-14:15 o’clock. At other times call the national emergency number 116 117.
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
Laboratory and x-ray
The laboratory at the Central Health Station is by appointment only: www.nettilab.fi or tel. 06 213 1626 Mon-Fri 8 am – 2 pm. The laboratory at the Central Health Station is open Mon-Thu 8 am – 3 pm, Fri 8 am – 2 pm, and at Vaasa Central Hospital Mon – Fri 7 am – 3 pm.
X-ray: appointment reservation tel. 06-325 1990, Mon-Fri 8 am – 5pm. The address is Tammikaivontie 4, 65100 Vaasa.
Laboratory and X-ray examinations always require a referral.
Before you can use the Electronic Services for health care, you need to fill out a consent form. You can fill the form electronically of print it.
Guardians fill out the form for under 18 year-olds, and forms are returned either to nurse or health station.
Cancelling an appointment
Cancel your appointment by calling the health station two hours beforehand the latest.The fee for uncancelled appointments is 50.80 € for everyone aged 15 or older.
Appointments booked electronically, need to be cancelled 24 hours before the appointment.