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Influenza vaccination starts in Kuopio 1.11.2021

Seasonal influenza vaccination 2021 starts in Kuopio on November 1st.
Vaccination for adults, belonging to the risk group, organized in Kuopio Hall in November by appointment. The appointment possibility opens on October 18th. 

Appointments by phone for citizens of downtown and Pyörö area by phone number 044 718 6990 since October 18th, Mon-Fri 8-15 o`clock. You can make an appointment also online since October 18th, from 8 am around the clock: www.kuopio.fi/eterveyspalvelut.

Influenza vaccinations for adults, belonging to the Risk group, will be organized in Kuopio`s country Health Centers starting from November 15th. Citizens of Kuopio`s country areas may also make an appointment to Kuopio Hall vaccination, if they wish.

Child health centres (Neuvola) will vaccinate children of age 6 months - 6 years old and pregnant women. 

Free of charge Influenza vaccinations in Kuopio Hall and Health Centers get only groups of persons, who are mentioned in THL instructions: 

  • persons over 65 years old
  • children of age 6 months - 6 years old
  • pregnant women
  • pregnant women`s family members
  • under 6 months old baby`s family members
  • persons, belonging to the Risk group by medical reasons
  • persons going to army
  • social and medical work personnel
  • farmacy personnel


Other persons, who want to get the vaccine, may buy it from the farmacy by a prescription of a nurse.

If you want to get a Pneumococcus vaccine, as well as Influenza vaccine, you should contact a nurse in your Health Center. If the Pneumococcus vaccine prescribed by a doctor, you should buy the vaccine at the pharmacy and take it with you to the place of vaccination.

We recommend to use face masks when you come to the vaccination.