In life-threatening situations, call 112

Dial the emergency number 112 in genuine emergencies when someone’s life, health, property or the environment is threatened or in danger.

First aid and on-call health centre services weekdays 8 am–4 pm

In the event of sudden illness or accident, book an on-call appointment at espoo.terveytesi.fi or come to the health centre without an appointment.

If you suspect you have contracted an infectious disease, stay at home. Book a video appointment at espoo.terveytesi.fi or ask for advice by phone. The health centres' telephone services, tel. 09 816 34500 is open Mon–Fri at 7:00–18:00. At other times call Medical Helpline, tel. 116117.

At Oma Lääkärisi health centres, always call first:

First aid and on-call health centre services, evenings and weekends

The medical helpline is there to help you when health centres are closed. Always call tel. 116117 before you go to an emergency clinic. The Medical Helpline provides advice on sudden health problems and refers callers to the right place for treatment.

The medical helpline 116117 will serve Espoo residents

  • between 4 pm and 8 am on weekday evenings and nights
  • around the clock on weekends and national holidays

The nearest on-call services:

  • Jorvi on-call health centre services, Turuntie 150, Espoo (adults and children)
  • Emergency outpatient clinic of the New Children's Hospital, Stenbäckinkatu 9 (children under 16 years of age)
  • Peijas on-call health centre services, Sairaalakatu 1, Vantaa (adults and children)

On-call dental services

Weekdays 7 am–3 pm

Book an appointment for urgent care (adults) or by telephone 09 816 35900
Children and young people under 18 and persons with reduced mobility receive urgent care at their own dental clinic. Adults receive urgent care at the Espoo hospital Dental Clinic, at Karvasmäentie 6.

Weekdays 2–9 pm and weekends 8 am–9 pm

Appointment booking for urgent care, tel. 09 471 71110. Always call first.
Haartman Hospital, Haartmaninkatu 4, Building 12, Helsinki.

Nights 9 pm–8 am

Appointment booking for urgent care, tel. 040 621 5699. Always call first.
Emergency Department, Töölönkatu 40.

Domestic violence

Omatila provides help in domestic violence issues, tel. 043 825 0535 weekdays 8 am–4 pm and weekends 9 am–4 pm.


Sobering up

The sobering-up station provides round-the-clock service, tel. 09 816 32469. The sobering-up station helps people who need medical monitoring due to intoxication. Also available are detoxification treatment and advice.

Sobering-up station

Social and crises emergency services

Social and Crisis Emergency Services provide support around the clock, tel. 09 816 42439.

You can contact us when you need help in coping with sudden crisis, such as anxiety over a child or the family, an accident or other traumatic event, a close person dying or falling seriously ill, being victim of violence, other surprising and sudden crisis situations.

Social and Crisis Emergency Services
Means of coping with a sudden crisis (pdf)

On-call veterinary services

Weekdays 8 am–4 pm
Veterinary services are provided by Espoon Seudun Ympäristöterveys, tel. 09 8168 4458.

At other times
On-call services are provided by the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Poison information centre

Open 24 hours a day 09 471977 (normal price) or 09 4711 (switchboard).

Poison information centre