The third round of the COVID-19 vaccine has begun for those over 60 years of age. In addition, the third vaccine is offered to people living in institutions and nursing homes, as well as to medical risk groups 1 and 2.
The COVID-19 vaccine and the influenza vaccine can be given at the same visit.
The third vaccine will be given no earlier than six months after the second vaccination.
Influenza and COVID-19 vaccinations without an appointment
At the reception of the Kalajoki Health Center
Saturday 30.10. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Intended especially for people over the age of 65 and those at risk due to illness.
Saturday 6.11. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Saturday 13.11. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
At the Himanka Health Station
Entrance through the laboratory door. The Himanka laboratory will be closed on those days when the vaccinations take place.
Thursday 4.11. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday 11.11. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
At the Rautio Parish Home
Friday 5.11. 9 am – 2 pm
At the Merijärvi Health Station
Thursday 4.11. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday 11.11. 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Electronic appointment for vaccinations
You may also make an appointment electronically for vaccinations www.kalajoki.fi/tk-sahkoinen-ajanvaraus (service only in Finnish).
If you want both vaccines, one appointment is enough.
Week 43 vaccinations by appointment:
Mon – Thu 14 – 16 tel. 044 4691 101.
From week 44: Mon – Fri 8 – 10 tel. 044 4691 532.
For whom the seasonal flu vaccine is primarily intended
The free seasonal influenza vaccine is primarily intended for:
- For children aged 6 months – 6 years
- For those over 65 years of age
- For pregnant women
- Due to illness
- Health and social care professionals
- Close circle of persons exposed to severe influenza (living in the same household and in close contact on a weekly basis)
2–6-year-olds have access to the flu vaccine as a nasal spray.
Home care clients and those living in enhanced service housing units have access to an influenza vaccine and a third COVID-19 vaccine at their place of residence.
Instructions for those coming for vaccination
On vaccination days, doors are opened to small groups of customers at a time to avoid congestion and queues. Please, be prepared to wait your turn outdoors or in a car.
The vaccine is injected into the muscle of the upper arm, so please wear a t-shirt under your jacket, for example.
To ensure the vaccinations go smoothly and efficiently, please avoid wearing buttoned up shirts.