Vaccination service


Vaccination service provides vaccinations and vaccination guidance to people travelling abroad. Vaccination service can also prescribe medication, for example, against malaria. Visits by appointment only.

Children in Finland are vaccinated in accordance with the national vaccination programme in children’s health clinics and school health care. Students are vaccinated in the student health care. Vaccinations included in the national vaccination programme (tetanus and diphtheria boosters and MPR and polio, where necessary) are free of charge. Other vaccines must be bought privately from a pharmacy with a prescription. Prescriptions can be obtained, among others, from the vaccination service, health care team doctor or private medical clinics.

Seasonal influenza vaccination

In general, the seasonal influenza vaccination is during autumn. The vaccination date is stablish by the National Institute for Health and Welfare - Regional division of vaccines. The 2018 seasonal influenza vaccination will be announced in autumn 2018. Along with it, a vaccination against pneumococcus will be given, at own expense.   

The vaccination for seasonal influenza will start on 2018, week 46.

  • Health Kuopio – hands hygiene video
  • Guide to washing hands and coughing
  • Fight influenza – get vaccinated video
  • Protect against influenza and pneumococcus bacteria – video
  • City of Kuopio’s informative campaign on influenza and pneumococcus vaccination in autumn 2018

The influenza vaccination will be free of charge for:

  • People who are 65 years old
  • Kids from 6 months to 6 years old
  • Pregnant women
  • Relatives of pregnant women
  • Relatives of babies under 6 months old
  • Members of the medical risk group
  • Conscripts
  • Close relatives susceptible to influenza
  • Social and healthcare personnel
  • Customer service personnel in Pharmacies

Other people who wish get vaccinated, can buy it from a pharmacy (holding a prescription from a doctor or vaccination clinic)

Influenza vaccination in Kuopio, autumn 2018

Vaccinations for adults

  1. Main healthcare center, Tulliportinkatu 15 H

Depending on the last name’s first letter, Monday 12.11 – Thursday 15.11 2018 from 10-17 and Monday 19.11.2018 from 10-17

Monday 12.11.2018 letters A to I, Tuesday 13.11 letters J to K, Wednesday 14.11 letters L to O, Thursday 15.11.2018 letters P to R and Monday 19.11.2018 letters S to Ö

  1. In the following Maternity Centers (last names starting with A to Ö) only Monday 12.11.2018 and Monday 19.11.2018 from 8-16

City center maternity center, Tulliportinkatu 15 H, Neulamäki maternity center, Juontotie 8, Puijonlaakso maternity center, Sammakkolammentie 14, Saarijärvi maternity center, Pohjankatu 2, Pyörö maternity center, Pyörönkaari 26 E, Päiväranta maternity center, Niuvantie 4

  1. Pyörö’s healthcare center, Pyörönkaari 26 (last names starting with A to Ö)

Tuesday 13.11.2018 from 8-16 and Tuesday 20.11.2018 from 8-16

  1. Riistavesi’s healthcare and maternity center, Museopirtintie (last names starting with A to Ö)

Monday 12.11.2018 from 8-16

  1. Vehmersalmi’s healthcare and maternity center, Vehmersalmenkatu 10 (last names starting with A to Ö)

Tuesday 13.11.2018 from 8-16

  1. Nilsiä’s healthcare center, Pisantie 10 (last names starting with A to Ö)

Monday 12.11.2018 from 8-16 and Tuesday 19.11.2018 from 8-16

  1. Maaninka’s healthcare center, Satamatie 10 (last names starting with A to Ö)

Tuesday 13.11.2018 from 8-17 and Tuesday 20.11.2018 from 8-17

  1. Karttula’s healthcare and maternity center, Hoitotie 20 (last names starting with A to Ö)

Tuesday 13.11.2018 from 8-16 and Wednesday 21.11.2018 from 8-11

  1. Juankoski’s healthcare center, Terveystie 9 (last names from A to Ö)

Monday 12.11.2018 from 8-17 and Monday 19.11.2018 from 8-17

10. Besides all these groups, nurses will be applying the vaccination to own clients in all healthcare centers, through the reception.

Spare vaccination days will be at the main healthcare center located in Tulliportinkatu 15 H (last names starting with A to Ö) on Wednesday 12.12.2018 from 10-17 and Wednesday 9.1.2019 from 10-17

 

Vaccinations for children

Children will be vaccinated on Wednesday 14.11.2018 from 12-17:30 (vaccination 1) and Wednesday 12.12.2018 from 12-17:30 (vaccination 2) in the next maternity centers:

City center maternity center, Tulliportinkatu 15 H, 4th floor, Pyörö maternity center, Pyörönkaari 26 E, Aurinkorinne School, Mutkankatu 2, Martti Ahtisaari School, Lehtoniementie 103, Saarijärvi maternity center, Pohjankatu 2, Puijonlaakso maternity center, Sammakkolammentie 14, Päiväranta maternity center, Niuvantie 4, Neulamäki maternity center, Juontotie 8

Other vaccination dates for children are:

Karttula maternity center, Wednesday 14.11.2018 from 8-11 and Wednesday 12.12.2018 from 8-11

Maaninka maternity center, Wednesday 14.11.2018 from 15-17:30 and Wednesday 12.12.2018 from 15-17:30

Nilsiä maternity center, Wednesday 14.11.2018 from 12-17:30 and Wednesday 12.12.2018 from 8-16

Riistavesi maternity center, Wednesday 14.11.2018 from 12-17:30 and Wednesday 12.12.2018 from 12-17:30

Vehmersalmi maternity center, wednesdya 14.11.2018 from 12-17:30 and Wednesday 12.12.2108 from 12-17:30

Juankoski maternity center, Wednesday 14.11.2018 from 12-17:30 and Wednesday 12.12.2018 from 12-17:30

During the vaccination period, the reception will take only emergency cases since the nurses will be vaccinating clients.

 

Information regarding vaccinations:

Phone number: 017 186 547 during weekdays from 9-11 am

Phone number: 017 186 560 during weekdays from 10-11 am

Team nurses

 

Contact Information Contact Information

Tulliportinkatu 15 J, 4th floor
(entrance from Maaherrankatu)

Appointments and guidance
017 186 547
weekdays at 9-11 am

Public Health Nurse
telephone service
017 186 560
weekdays at 10-11 am

Administration of Kuopio Municipal Health Care Unit

Sanna Niinimäki
Service Supervisor
044 718 5940

Hanna-Mari Tanninen
Service Manager
044 718 6513