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The health check is voluntary and free of charge for the client. Organizing the health check is the responsibility of the wellbeing services county. The wellbeing services county.may charge fees for follow-up treatments. Section 11 of the Customer Payments Act provides for the reduction or non-collection of fees. The law emphasizes prioritizing the adjustment of payments in relation to income support. Amendments to the law on social and healthcare customer fees.

The purpose of the health check-up is to be explained to the person participating in the health check-up. The participant is to be told where and how the information from the health check-up is used and what follow-up measures are taken. In connection with the health examination, a personal treatment or service plan is drawn up. Plans and goals relevant to health and well-being and ability to work are recorded in the plan, and follow-up is agreed upon. As a rule, the health checkup for the unemployed is performed by a public health nurse, sometimes also by a physician. A physician is needed, for example, if the ability to work or the need for rehabilitation is to be assessed.

The wellbeing services county is responsible for organizing the service, i.e. it decides how the service is produced. The health check-up is usually done at a Health center or at a multidisciplinary joint services office that promotes employment (TYP), sometimes also within occupational health care.


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Meri Saikko
Tel. 040 589 5856
Telephone hours Mon-Thu 14.30-15.30

H–building 1st floor
Hietalahdenkatu 2-4  65130 Vaasa 

Henna Myntti
Tel. 040 570 4911
Telephone hours Tue 10.30-11.30

Vähänkyröntie 18 66500 Vähäkyrö

Nina Fantback
Tel: 044 424 9121

Vanha Karperöntie 17, 65610 Mustasaari

Tina Backlund
Tel: 050 441 7782

Tamppitie 2, 66100 Maalahti

Carolina Holm

Öurintie 25, 66800 Oravainen

Ida Svanbäck
Tel: 050 514 4898

Josephine Isaksson
Tel: 06 786 2740

Mathesiuksenkatu 9, 66900 Uusikaarlepyy

Veera Salminen
Tel. 040 714 8909 (office number, leave a call request)

Vallimäentie 43, 66400 Laihia

Long term unemployed
Susanne Häggman
Tel: 06 786 1333 or 050 447 1218 

Short term unemployed
Irene Nygård
Tel: 06 756 1447 (telephone hours Tue-Thu 8-8.30) or 06 786 1333 (via telephone consultation) 

Pietarsaari Social and Health Center
Kolpintie 7, 68600 Pietarsaari

Susanne Häggman
Tel: 06 786 1333 or 050 447 1218 

Pietarsaari Social and Health Center
Kolpintie 7, 68600 Pietarsaari

Gerd Metsäranta
Tel: 045 129 5913

Health Center
Sulkukatu 11 A , 64260 Kaskinen

Carola Antfolk
Tel: 06 218 7601
Telephone hours Mon-Fri 9.30-10.00. Call requests can be left 08.00-12.00

Närpiöntie 4, 64200 Närpiö

Tuula Sandberg
Tel: 040 508 5577

Lapväärtintie 10, 64100 Kristiinankaupunki 

Care Needs Assessment

Call us for help on assessing your situation and guidance on our services.
Open Monday–Thursday from 08:00–15:00 and Fridays 08:00–14:00 (Variations between Municipalities may occur).
The number for a care needs assessment in Kristinestad is 06-218 6019 .