Medical Helpline 116117 text service

Medical Helpline 116117 has also a text service for hearing impaired patients and for those who are unable to use phone services for some other reasons.

Medical Helpline 116117 is a call service, which provide advice in sudden health issues when your local health center is closed. We will instruct you to the correct place of care and give advice on self-care. In Medical Helpline 116117 registered nurses and public health nurses trained for the task, answer the phone 24/7. If necessary, they will consult a physician

Medical Helpline 116117 has also a text service for hearing impaired patients and for those who are unable to use phone services for some other reasons. However, we are unable to provide this service in English and presently are serving only in Finnish and Swedish.

In emergencies, call 112

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Updated  9.6.2020