Illness and accidents


Every resident of Kuopio has a medical care team determined automatically on the basis of the resident’s home address. Emergency services are provided by team doctors, Kuopio municipal evening and weekend emergency service or emergency clinic.


Visit and examination at the clinic for treatment of sexually transmitted infections are free of charge. The appointment is with a nurse and, if necessary, an appointment with a physician is arranged.

Imaging of the skeletal system and lungs, mammograms and ultrasound examinations and measures related to them are performed by the medical imaging service. Dental imaging is also performed to meet the needs of the oral health care services. All examinations require a referral. Kuopio municipal laboratory services are provided by The Eastern Finland Laboratory Centre, Joint Authority Enterprise (ISLAB ). Laboratory sampling always requires a referral.