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Health centre services

Vaccines included in the national vaccination programme are free of charge. They are given at clinics, school health centres, local health stations or family centres.

If you are not feeling well or have a medical concern, you can book an appointment to see a doctor at your local health station.

Nursing services are available if you need medical treatment from the nursing staff.

Wound treatment usually starts at the nurses’ clinic of a health station. However, for challenging wounds, a wound care nurse's assessment may be required.

We promote the treatment and follow-up of long-term illnesses at home. The distribution of medical supplies is based on individual needs. For the distribution of medical supplies, you need a referral from a doctor, nurse, stoma nurse or urotherapist.

The Ostrobothnia Diabetes Unit is responsible for the treatment of diabetics in the Wellbeing Services County of Ostrobothnia’s whole Joint Municipal Authority. Every social and health center employs a diabetes nurse who is responsible for basic follow-up and directs the patient to a doctor for annual health inspections and, if necessary, treatment-intensive visits. A more thorough check-up with laboratory tests should be carried out once a year, and the diabetic’s need for support and guidance should be assessed.

Sexual counselling is for residents of all ages, both in relationships and singles, regardless of gender or sexual orientation.

The Geriatric Outpatient Clinic provides comprehensive guidance and advice on memory issues. The Geriatric Outpatient Clinic performs examination and diagnosis related to memory problems, as well as treatment planning and monitoring.

The Venereal Diseases Outpatient Clinic examines and treats patients with sexually transmitted infections and provides preventive counselling.

Mammography To prevent breast cancer, the collaborative area conducts occasionally repeated, free mammography scans of …