Flu vaccination clinics are organized for Jyväskylä, Hankasalmi and Uurainen residents. Adults will be vaccinated at Kyllö health centre. Pregnant women and families with children will be vaccinated at the Palokan neuvola maternity and child health clinic. Walk-in flu vaccination clinics will run on the following three Saturdays: 30 November 2019, 08:00-17:30, 14 December 2019, 08:00-17:30 and 11 January 2020, 08:00-17:30. Please note that these are walk-in clinics, and you do not need to book an appointment in advance to attend.

More information

Risk groups and all vaccanation days: https://www.jyvaskyla.fi/terveys/influenssarokotukset   

Information of the current flu situation:
Ilkka Käsmä, Municipal health centre hospital, Chief of department, p. 014 266 2082, etunimi.sukunimi(at)jyvaskyla.fi 

Vaccanations at the Kyllö health centre: 
Ulla-Maija Koriseva, Head Nurse p. 014 336 6041, etunimi.sukunimi(at)jyvaskyla.fi 
Tuula Jaakkola, Head nurse, p. 014 267 1958, etunimi.sukunimi(at)jyvaskyla.fi 

Vaccanations at the child health clinics:
Lea Nevala, Head nurse, p. 014 336 5400, etunimi.sukunimi(at)jyvaskyla.fi 

Korpilahti, Säynätsalo and Tikkakoski residents

At Korpilahden neuvola mother and child health clinic vaccination clinics for mothers, under school age children and their next of kin will run on 27 November, 12:30–16:00, 11 December, 12:30–16:00 and 3 January 2020, 08:00–14:00  

Alternatively, if you are registered at an Oma Lääkärisi health centre in Korpilahti, Säynätsalo and Tikkakoski, you can choose to book a vaccination appointment there. Vaccinations for young children resident in Säynätsalo and Tikkakoski are available at the Palokan neuvola mother and child health clinic vaccination clinics. Please see above for dates and times. 

Hankasalmi residents

Vaccination clinics for adults resident in Hankasalmi will run at Hankasalmi health centre on 30 November 2019, 08:00–15:30 and 11 January 2020, 08:00–15:30. Pregnant women and under school age children and their families will be offered vaccinations at the Hankasalmen neuvola mother and child health clinic on 30 November 2019, 08:00–14:00 and 14 January 2020, 13:00–16:00.  

Uurainen residents

Uurainen health centre offers vaccinations for adults and the mother and child health clinic offers vaccinations for pregnant women and under school age children and their families. The vaccination clinics will run on 28 November 2019, 09:00–15:00 and 10 December 2019, 09:00–15:00.  

The following high risk groups will be offered the flu vaccination free of charge:

  • Pregnant women
  • Children between 6 months and under 7 years of age
  • Over 65s
  • Anyone considered high risk due to a health condition or any medical treatment they are receiving
  • Anyone in regular contact or living in the same household with a high risk patient
  • Men and women entering military service
  • Social, healthcare and pharmaceutical staff

“Regular contact” is defined as living in the same household or having weekly contact with high risk patients. 

Other residents can obtain the vaccination from their local pharmacy but you will need a prescription from you doctor to do this.

Children aged 2–6 years of age can be given the vaccine as a nasal spray. The nasal spray vaccine is only available at Palokka health centre.  

Guide to patients

  • Bring your Kela card or maternity and child health clinic card to the vaccination clinic.
  • Choose clothing that allows easy access for vaccination purposes.
  • You will not be able to receive the flu vaccination if you are unwell with a high temperature on the day or if you suffer from a severe egg allergy.