Emergencies

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 on daytime (Mon-Fri):

  • Central area (Keskusta) health centre
    Address: Tapionkatu 7, tel. (014) 266 0120
    (Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-16)
  • Hankasalmi health centre 
    Address: Keskustie 53, 41520 Hankasalmi, tel. (014) 2671 295 
    (Mon-Thu 8-20, Fri 8-15, Sat 9-15)
  • Huhtasuo health centre 
    Address: Nevakatu 1, tel. (014) 266 0121
    (Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-16)
  • Korpilahti health centre 
    Address: Korpilahdentie 11,41800 Korpilahti, tel. (014) 266 2716 
    (Mon-Thu 9-15.30, Fri 10-15)
  • Kuokkala health centre 
    Address: Syöttäjänkatu 10, tel. (014) 266 0122
    (Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-16)
  • Kyllö health centre 
    Address: Keskussairaalantie 20, tel. (014) 266 2011
    (Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-16)
  • Palokka health centre 
    Address: Ritopohjantie 25, 40270 Palokka, tel. (014) 336 6000 
    (Mon-Fri 8-16)
  • Säynätsalo health centre 
    Address: Parviaisentie 7, tel. (014) 266 2068
    (Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-16)
  • Tikkakoski health centre 
    Address: Kirkkokatu 3, 41160 Tikkakoski, tel. (014) 336 6200 
    (Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-15)
  • Uurainen health centre 
    Address: Kuukantie 16, 41230 Uurainen, tel. (014) 336 6880 
    (Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-15)
  • Vaajakoski health centre 
    Address: Väkkärätie 1, 40800 Vaajakoski, tel. (014) 336 6190 
    (Mon-Thu 8-16, Fri 9-16)

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

  • CENTRAL FINLAND CENTRAL HOSPITAL
    Address: Keskussairaalantie 19
    40620 JYVÄSKYLÄ
    Tel: (014) 269 1811
    Lobby services: (014) 269 1559
  • Health Centre Emergency Duty: 0100 84 884
  • Maternity Policlinic: (014) 269 1104 or (014) 269 1404

Those urgently requiring first aid and whose treatment, due to the nature of their illness, cannot be delayed to the next day, are served at the Central Hospital of Central Finland. This first-aid service is intended solely for those in need of immediate attention due to accident or illness.

Appointments are made by phone (08-11) or in cases of extreme urgency necessitating immediate treatment by coming directly to the clinic.

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 (Central Hospital of Central Finland), from where the patient will be referred for further treatment.