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Health in Kauniainen

Call the emergency number 112 in an emergency. The emergency number should be dialled in case of an accident or a seizure, for example. Do not call the emergency number if the matter is not urgent.

If your municipality of residence is Kauniainen, you are entitled to use public health services. Public health services are offered, for example, by health centres, dental clinics, maternity and child health clinics and hospitals.

If you are not entitled to use public health services you can go to a private clinic. However, there you have to pay all the expenses yourself.

Read more: Health.

Health services in Kauniainen

Public health care services in Kauniainen are provided by the health centre. The health centre has a doctor’s, nurse’s and public health nurse’s practice. The health centre is open on weekdays at 8 am–4 pm. If you need treatment on the same day, contact the health centre as soon as it opens in the morning.

Kauniainen Health Centre
Asematie 19
02700 Kauniainen
Tel.(09) 8789 1300

linkkiCity of Kauniainen:
Health stationFinnish | Swedish | English

If you need information about health services or instructions for treating an illness, call (09) 87 10023. The service is available in Finnish, Swedish and English. The service is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

linkkiHospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa HUS:
(09) 87 10023 Telephone Health ServiceFinnish | Swedish

Private health services

Read more about private health services on the pages Health in Espoo and Health in Helsinki.

Medication

You can buy medicine at pharmacies. The address of the pharmacy in Kauniainen is Kirkkotie 15, Kauniainen.

linkkiKauniainen pharmacy:
PharmaciesFinnish | Swedish

linkkiAssociation of Finnish Pharmacies:
Contact information for pharmaciesFinnish

Read more: Medication.

Health care for undocumented migrants

Global Clinic in Helsinki provides basic health care to people who are in Finland without permits.

Tel. 044 977 4547
E-mail: globalclinic.finland(at)gmail.com.

linkkiGlobal Clinic:
Contact informationFinnish | English | Russian | French | Arabic | Romanian | Bulgarian

Read more: Health services in Finland

Emergency clinic

The health centre is closed in the evening and at weekends. At those times, urgent illnesses and accidents are treated at the emergency health centre. The closest emergency clinic is at Jorvi Hospital in Espoo.

Jorvin Hospital Emergency Clinic
Turuntie 150
02740 Espoo
Puh. (09) 4711

linkkiHospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa HUS:
Emergency servicesFinnish | Swedish | English

Read more: Health services in Finland

Children’s health

The nurses and doctors of maternity and child health clinics help with the health care of children under the school age. You can ask them for advice and support for parenting and child-raising. The clinics monitor the health and growth of children.

linkkiCity of Kauniainen:
Guidance clinicsFinnish | Swedish | English

If your child falls ill and requires treatment, please contact the Kauniainen Health Centre.

Kauniaisten Health Centre
Asematie 19
02700 Kauniainen
Tel. (09) 8789 1300

linkkiCity of Kauniainen:
Health stationFinnish | Swedish | English

A school nurse looks after the health of school-age children.

linkkiCity of Kauniainen:
School health careFinnish | Swedish

In evenings and at weekends, emergency care for children under 16 years of age is provided at the Jorvi Hospital in Espoo and the Children’s Hospital in Helsinki.

linkkiHospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa HUS:
Emergency services for childrenFinnish | Swedish | English

Read more: Children’s health

Elderly persons’ health

If you are over 65 years of age, you can contact the seniors’ clinic of the Kauniainen Health Centre.

linkkiCity of Kauniainen:
Senior clinicFinnish | Swedish

linkkiCity of Kauniainen:
Service Guide for the Elderly(pdf, 1,8 MB)Finnish | Swedish

Read more: Elderly persons’ health

Dental care

Appointment booking for the Kauniainen Health Centre’s dental clinic, Mon–Fri:
Tel. (09) 505 6379

In the evenings and at weekends, emergency dental care is provided at the Haartman Hospital in Helsinki. Please call the emergency clinic in advance. Emergency clinic of the Haartman Hospital on weekdays 2 pm–9 pm and Sat–Sun 8 am–9 pm. Tel. (09) 310 49999

linkkiCity of Kauniainen:
Dental careFinnish | Swedish

Private dental care

There are also private dentists in Kauniainen. If you are not entitled to use public health services, you can go to a private dentist. Private dental care is more expensive than private dental care.

linkkiPlusTerveys:
Private dentistFinnish | Swedish

Read more: Dental care

Mental health

If you need mental help and support, contact the Kauniainen Health Centre.

Kauniainen Health Centre
Asematie 19
02700 Kauniainen
Tel. (09) 5056 600

linkkiCity of Kauniainen:
Mental healthFinnish | Swedish

The Espoo Social and Crisis Emergency Services at the Jorvi Hospital serve residents of Kauniainen. In a crisis situation, you can call or visit the emergency services.

Espoo Social and Crisis Emergency Services
Jorvi Hospital, Turuntie 150, Espoo
Tel. (09) 816 42439
Weekdays 3 pm–8 am, Fri–Sun and on holidays around the clock

linkkiCity of Kauniainen:
Crisis servicesFinnish | Swedish

Read more: Mental health

Sexual health

Maternity and family-planning clinics provide assistance in contraception and family planning.

Venereal diseases are treated at the Health Centre and Helsinki Outpatient Department for Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Read more: Sexual health, Contraception.

linkkiCity of Kauniainen:
Guidance clinicsFinnish | Swedish | English

linkkiHospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa HUS:
Sexually transmitted disease clinicFinnish | Swedish | English

When you are expecting a baby

The maternity health clinic monitors the health of the mother, the baby and the whole family during pregnancy. Contact a clinic when you notice that you are pregnant.

Appointment booking 12 noon–1 pm
Tel. (09) 8789 1344

Read more: When you are expecting a baby

The closest maternity hospital is the Jorvi Hospital in Espoo. If you wish, you can also deliver your baby in some other hospital within the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS).

linkkiHospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa HUS:
Choosing a maternity hospitalFinnish | Swedish | English

linkkiHospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa:
On-call services at maternity hospitalsFinnish | Swedish | English

Read more: Childbirth

Disabled people

The City of Kauniainen organises a variety of services for disabled persons, including aid equipment and day activities. You can ask your local social worker about services for disabled people.

Social worker, tel.(09) 5056 266
Social worker for persons with developmental disabilities, tel. (09) 5056 244

Read more: Disabled people

linkkiCity of Kauniainen:
Disability and developmental disability care servicesFinnish | Swedish