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Adults must personally make sure that they have received at least three tetanus, diphtheria and polio vaccines as a primary series. The tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis vaccinations given during childhood and youth are boosted in adulthood.

The influenza vaccine gives protection against influenza and associated secondary diseases. The protection provided by the influenza vaccine lasts for about a year.

Coronavirus vaccines prevent serious disease and deaths caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The Wellbeing Services County of Ostrobothnia offers free influenza and pneumococcal vaccines as well as booster doses of corona vaccines in accordance with THL’s recommendations to those in risk groups.