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Corona vaccinations in Vaasa expanding on 12 March

Published: 12.3.2021

Free corona vaccinations for people over the age of 70 (born in 1951 and earlier), Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna or AstraZeneca. Vaccinations for people aged 16-69 in Risk Group 1 will also continue.

  • Risk group 1 aged 18-69 years (born 2003-1952): AstraZeneca vaccine
  • Risk Group 1 aged 16-17 years (born 2004-2005): Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine

Group 1 includes anyone with an extremely high susceptibility to a severe coronavirus reaction:

  • recipients of organ transplants or stem cell transplants
  • people receiving active cancer treatment
  • people with severe immunology defects
  • people with severe chronic kidney disease
  • people with severe chronic lung disease
  • people receiving medication for type 2 diabetes
  • people with Down syndrome (aged 16 and older)

Please note that vaccination phonelines will be busy at the beginning of the week. Unfortunately, we do not accept text and voicemail messages left on phones when booking.

Vaccination times are reserved by calling the following numbers according to the first letter of the surname:

  • Letters A – J, Mon.-Thurs. 09:00-15:00, Fri. 09:00-14:00 tel. 040 665 0709 and 040 482 5110
  • Letters K – R, Mon.-Thurs. 09:00-15:00, Fri. 09:00-14:00 040 610 3449 and 040 485 7210
  • Letters S – Ö, Mon.-Thurs. 09:00-15:00, Fri. 09:00-14:00 040 182 3049 and 040 679 0680
  • Vaccination appointments at Vähäkyrö health station, Mon.-Fri. 9:00-12:00 tel. 040 537 6453

Anyone in home care and home nursing will receive their corona vaccine through the home care and home nursing services.

Corona vaccinations are delivered to us in small batches every week, which is why some of those who are to be vaccinated are placed in a vaccination queue. Those in the vaccination queue will be called when the vaccine is available. The vaccination queue can also be easily called in the coming weeks.

Persons living in the same household who do not belong to a risk group are not entitled to receive the vaccine at the same time.

Vaccination takes place at your own health station. You will be asked to show your KELA card at the reception. There is no need to register at the reception. Please don’t come to the reception if you have flu symptoms. The vaccination is given in the upper arm, take this into account when dressing. Arrive at the reception 5 min. before the reception time and leave the lobby 15 min. after vaccination.

Please present your KELA card at the reception upon arrival. There is no need to register at the reception. Please do not come to the reception if you have any flu symptoms. When dressing before coming to your appointment, please consider that the vaccination is given in the upper arm. Arrive at the reception 5 minutes before your appointment time and leave the lobby 15 minutes after the vaccination.

The corona vaccination is given in two doses. The aim is to provide the second dose about 12 weeks after the first dose.

A wheelchair patient may use a sote taxi when arriving for and leaving after a corona vaccination appointment. Vaccination is a preventive measure and is not part of the compensation paid by Kela.

More information: https://thl.fi/en/web/infectious-diseases-and-vaccinations

Corona vaccinations in Vaasa