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School public health nurse

Minna Lohela,
Lapland University of Applied Sciences
Ounasvaara campus
Rantavitikka campus
Study Programs in English

Phone service
Monday-Thursday 8.00-16.00
Friday 8.00-14.00
Tel. 016-322 4280

Pohjolankatu 2
96100 Rovaniemi
1. floor, B-door

Opening hours
Monday-Thursday: 8.00-16.00
Friday: 8.00-14.00

Possibility to arrive to nurse's reception without reserving time Mon-Fri 8.00-9.00



In case you need to see a doctor, public health nurse can help you to get an appointment. There is also a possibility to use services of public health care center (terveyskeskus), hospital (sairaala) with first aid, and private clinics. Please keep in mind that EU-citizens have to show their European Heath card and non-EU citizens have to have registered in the Register Office.



In case of medical emergency or sudden illness that needs to be treated or assessed immediately, you can go to Hospital Emergency Unit. If your illness doesn’t require immediate medical treatment or assessment you may make an appointment to a doctor. Hospital Emergency Unit is only meant for patients who require immediate medical assessment and treatment and whose treatment cannot be prolonged without any significant health damage.

Central Hospital of Lapland
General Emergency
Ounasrinteentie 22
Emergency & accident 8.00-22.00,
tel. +358 (0)16 328 2140

Night emergency duty 22.00-8.00,
tel. +358 (0)16 328 21


General practioners (GP's)

Each resident of Rovaniemi has his/her own GP and treatment team based on his/ her street address. By calling your treatment team, you can also book an appointment for a pedicurist, an X-ray, an ultrasound examination and for laboratory tests. Please check which team you belong to from http://rovaniemi.fi/International/ (English > Services > Healt Care Services).


Health centres

Sairaalakatu Health Centre

Sairaalakatu 1

  • Team Ounas, tel.+358 (0)16 322 4453
  • Team Uitto, tel.+358 (0)16 322 4454
  • Team Kaira, tel. +358 (0)16 322 4455
  • Team Rova, tel. +358 (0)16 322 4456

Pulkamontie Health Centre

Pulkamontie 4

  • Team Saaren, tel.+358 (0)16 322 4575
  • Team Koski, tel.+358 (0)16 322 4585


Health Centres are open:
Mon – Thurs 8.00 – 16.00

Healthcare fees from person over 18 years:

  • Yearly fee 27,40€
  • Visit fee 13,70€


Duty fee 18,80 € on working days between 8.00 - 22.00 and also on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays between 8.00 – 22.00 Night duty fee between 22.00 – 8.00, 27,40 € per visit. Not cancelled appointment 33,80 €.