Emergency Clinic and First Aid
Lapland Central Hospital Emergency Clinic treats patients requiring immediate treatment around the clock. Call before you go to the hospital.
The Central Hospital of Lapland (Lapin Keskussairaala)
Emergency Clinic & Prehospital Emergency Care (First Aid) 24/7h
Address: Ounasrinteentie 22, Rovaniemi
Tel. +358 (0)16 322 4800
Emergency or urgency situation ensue from acute sickness or accident, where because of seriousness of case treatment must be given in 24 hours.
Examples: chest pain, difficulties in breathing, stroke, severe dizziness, unconsciousness, sudden confusion, bleeding wound, suspected bone fracture, sudden gastric pain, risk of miscarriage, difficult ear pain (child doesn’t stop crying even though given analgesics), high fever and lowering condition, burn, dehydration following diarrhoea or vomiting, acute back pain with numbness in lower extremities, difficult allergic reaction.
You cannot make appointments to the Emergency Clinic. The waiting time can last several hours.
Drop-in Clinic (Pikapoli)
Health problems that do not require emergency treatment, such as normal colds and their complications, prolonged back pain, recent cases of diarrhea will be treated in municipal or private health clinics
You can get medical treatment on weekdays without appointment at the drop-in outpatient clinic. You will be given a number and then wait to be seen. The services operate on a first come, first served basis. You cannot be attended to by phone.
Drop-in Clinic opening hours Mon-Thu, 8 am to 3 pm and Fri, 8 am to 2 pm.
Rinteenkulma Health Centre
Koskikatu 25 (3rd Floor)
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