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A wildfire warning is in force in South Savo

It is not allowed to make an open fire. Danger of wildfires is pronounced due to soil dryness.

The Medical Helpline 116117 is an advisory service organised by your wellbeing services county that provides advice on acute health problems.

Medical helpline

Accident and emergency department

The accident and emergency department provides urgent medical assistance, regardless of the patient’s place of residence.

The accident and emergency department is open 24/7 and there you can get help for emergency and urgent treatment needs.

Do the following

You can go to the accident and emergency department after undergoing a treatment needs assessment over the phone, you may be brought in by first aid services, or you may attend the accident and emergency department directly by yourself due to a sudden emergency.

Contact information

Select your municipality from the drop-down menu to see the appropriate contact details.

Background and legislation

Emergency services provide acute patient care. The need for treatment may be caused by a sudden illness or injury, deterioration of a long-term illness or functional capacity. The emergency services treat all patients in need of urgent help, regardless of their place of residence.

A nurse or a physician assesses the need for care and the urgency. In non-urgent matters, please to go a health centre during normal business hours.

Emergency services are available 24/7. 24/7 emergency services are provided in large health and social services centres and hospitals.