Kainuu Social and Health Care Joint Authority – at your service

Kai­nuu So­cial Wel­fa­re and Health Ca­re Joint Aut­ho­ri­ty (Kai­nuun so­te)

pro­vi­des so­cial wel­fa­re and health ca­re ser­vi­ces. At this si­te you find in­for­ma­tion of  

  • ur­gent health ca­re in Kai­nuu
  • ser­vi­ces of a den­tist (pub­lic health ca­re) in Kai­nuu
  • fa­mi­ly cen­ters (incl. ma­ter­ni­ty and child health cli­nics)
  • client fees.

If you need more information on COVID-19 (Corona virus) epidemic, please go to our COVID-19 -pages

COVID-19 information in different languages (THL) 5.8.2021

(13.7.2021 The appointment for a COVID-19 vaccine has been opened)

Basic information on vaccines

Vaccines are used to create immunity against infectious diseases. Many of these diseases have already been eradicated from Finland, and vaccines have also reduced their incidence worldwide. Basic information on vaccines


In emer­gen­cy si­tua­tion, plea­se use na­tio­nal emer­gen­cy te­lep­ho­ne num­ber 112.
 
Learn more and check ERC FINLAND pages.
 Call the emer­gen­cy num­ber if the­re is an emer­gen­cy th­rea­te­ning your li­fe, health, pro­per­ty or en­vi­ron­ment or you ha­ve rea­son to sus­pect such a th­reat.

  • Call the emer­gen­cy te­lep­ho­ne num­ber in per­son, if you can.
  • Exp­lain what hap­pe­ned.
  • Gi­ve an exact add­ress and mu­ni­ci­pa­li­ty.
  • Ans­wer any ques­tions as­ked.
  • Fol­low any gi­ven inst­ruc­tion.
  • Do not ring off un­til gi­ven a per­mis­sion to do so.
  • Di­rect ca­re­gi­vers on­to the si­te.

Kai­nuu is a fo­re­run­ner in Fin­land in terms of in­teg­ra­ting pri­ma­ry health ca­re ser­vi­ces with spe­cia­li­zed me­di­cal ca­re as well as so­cial ser­vi­ces. Kai­nuun so­te is the big­gest emp­lo­yer in the re­gion with about 3 700 emp­lo­yees.
 
Learn about so­cial and health ca­re in Fin­land:
 
http://stm.fi/en/so­cial-and-health-ser­vi­ces

Kainuu and Kainuun sote offers exellent job opportunities:

http://www.esitteemme.fi/jobs_in_kainuu/WebView/