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Emergency number: 112

In Finland we use only one emergency number, 112. The same emergency number 112 works in all EU countries. You can call the emergency number 112 free of charge from any phone with no need for an area code. More information: Emergency Response Centre Administration

First aid

First aid services are provided by local health centres during daytime (Mon-Fri).

Issues, which are treated at your health center, include:

  • minor accidents
  • sudden appearance of musculoskeletal disorders
  • infectious diseases (e.g. ear infections, inflammation of eyes, pharyngitis, urinary tract infection, upper respiratory tract infection, stomach disease, sexually transmitted diseases, pox diseases)
  • deterioration of known long-term illnesses or acute illnesses
  • quickly developing mental health problems
  • mild chest pains and arrhythmias without loss of consciousness


Huhtasuo health centre: Pihlajalinna - Address: Nevakatu 1, 40340 Jyväskylä. 
Tel. (014) 266 0121, Open on Mon-Fri 8-16

Korpilahti health centre: Terveyskeskus Mehiläinen - Address: Virastokuja 2, 41800 Jyväskylä. 
Booking appointment tel. (014) 4585 804, Open on Mon-Fri 8-16

Kyllö health centre - Address: Keskussairaalantie 20, 40700 Jyväskylä.
Booking appointment tel. (014) 266 2011, Open on Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-16.

Nova health centre (for Kuokkala and city centre's residents) - Address: Hoitajantie 3, 40620 Jyväskylä
Booking appointment tel. (014) 266 0120, Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-16

Palokka health centre - Address: Ritopohjantie 25, 40270 Palokka. 
Booking appointment tel. (014) 336 6000, Open on Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-16

Säynätsalo health centre: Terveyskeskus Mehiläinen - Address: Parviaisentie 7, 40900 Jyväskylä.
Tel. (014) 4585 802, Open on Mon-Fri 8-16

Tikkakoski health centre: Terveyskeskus Mehiläinen - Address: Kirkkokatu 3, 41160 Tikkakoski. 
Tel. (014) 4585 805, Open on Mon-Fri 8-16

Sampoharju health centreVaajakoski - Address: Vesmannintie 7, 40800 Vaajakoski. 
Booking appointment tel. (014) 336 6190, Open on Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-16

At nights (16-08) and during weekends, first aid services are provided by the Hospital Nova of Central Finland:

Seek immediate medical attention from the central hospital in case of:

  • new symptoms of paralysis
  • severe chest pain
  • severe breathing difficulties
  • major injuries and bone fractures
  • abundant bleeding (e.g. while vomiting, nosebleed, or coughing blood)
  • sudden onset of severe or worsening stomach pain
  • decreased level of consciousness, sudden confusion
  • sudden onset of severe headache
  • infants below the age of 3 months with fever above +38 degrees
  • a large wound
  • medicine or other poisoning
  • sudden allergic reactions
  • eye injuries
  • high fever with patients who receive chemotherapy/cytostatic treatment

Emergency dental care

On weekdays (Mon–Fri) first aid is provided at residents’ local dental clinic. Emergency care is for immediate first aid necessitated by infection, pain or accident.

Call 014 266 0126 on weekdays (Mon–Fri) 8–16.
Note: if you live in Säynätsalo, call Säynätsalo dental clinic emergency number 014 266 2319 (Mon–Fri 8–16).

At other times of the day or at the weekends and holidays, call 0100 84 884 (Hospital Nova of Central Finland), from where the patient will be referred for further treatment. For more information regarding dental care, see Jyväskylä's dental care site.

Emergency reception at the Hospital Nova of Central Finland

Call the emergency counselling number 116 117 when your local health center is closed and you need the assistance of a doctor or nurse. Always call the emergency counselling number before you leave for the emergency clinic. If you have problem with calling to the number 116 117, you can also use the number +358 14 269 2200.

More emergency information:

Emergency Response Centre Administration

The Central Finland Emergency Social and Crisis Services

Rescue services in Finland

Finnish Police

News updates:

NewsRoom Finland

YLE News

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