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.

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 2019

Vaccinations for adults

  1. Main healthcare center, Tulliportinkatu 15 H

Depending on the last name’s first letter, Monday 18.11. – Thursday 21.11. from 10-17 and Monday 25.11. from 10-17.

Monday 18.11. letters A to I, Tuesday 19.11. letters J to K, Wednesday 20.11. letters L to O, Thursday 21.11. letters P to R and Monday 25.11. letters S to Ö.

  1. In the following Maternity Centers (last names starting with A to Ö) only Monday 18.11. and Monday 25.11. 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, Tuomikuja 4

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

Tuesday 19.11. from 8-16 and Tuesday 26.11. from 8-16

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

Monday 18.11. from 8-16

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

Tuesday 19.11. from 8-16

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

Monday 18.11. from 8-16, Monday 25.11. from 8-16 and Wednesday 18.12. klo 8-16

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

Tuesday 19.11. from 8-17.30 and Tuesday 26.11. from 8-17.30

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

Tuesday 19.11. from 8-16 and Tuesday 26.11. from 8-16

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

Monday 18.11. from 8-16 and Monday 25.11. from 8-16

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 18.12.2019 from 10-17 and Wednesday 15.1.2020 from 10-17

Vaccinations for children

Children will be vaccinated on Tuesday 19.11. from 8-12 (vaccination 1), Wednesday 20.11. from 13-17.30 (vaccination 1) and Wednesday 18.12. from 13-17.30 (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, Tuomikuja 4, Neulamäki maternity center, Juontotie 8

Other vaccination dates for children are:

Karttula maternity center, Wednesday 20.11. from 8-11.30 and Wednesday 18.12. from 8-11.30

Maaninka maternity center, Wednesday 20.11. from 15-17 and Wednesday 18.12. from 15-17

Nilsiä maternity center, Wednesday 20.11. from 13-17.30 and Wednesday 18.12. from 8-16

Riistavesi maternity center, Tuesday 19.11. from 8-10, Wednesday 20.11. from 15-17 and Wednesday 18.12. from 15-17

Vehmersalmi maternity center, Wednesday 20.11. from 14-17.30 and Wednesday 18.12. from 14-17.30

Juankoski maternity center, Wednesday 19.11. from 8-10, Wednesday 20.11. from 15-17 and Wednesday 18.12. from 15-17


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