Contact your local health clinic during office hours, Mon–Thu 8 am–4 pm, Fri 8 am–3 pm. In the case of sudden illness or minor injury, a nurse or physician at your own health clinic can help you.
Outside office hours, please contact joint emergency duty service of the Oulu region tel. 116 117
Oulu University Hospital, Kajaanintie 50, Entrance A1
Call the above number before leaving for hospital. The call is answered by a nurse who gives instructions and assesses the need of emergency care.
The phone numbers of Emergency Medical Services are for urgent medical cases.
Mental health emergency
Adult mental health emergency:
Phone Service 044 703 5940. Open Mon – Thu 8–16 and Fri 8–15. Triage and guidance.
Customer Service: 044 703 5941. Open Mon – Thu 8–16 and Fri 8–15, Information and cooperation partners
Mental health emergency service for children and young people:
Tel. 044 703 5919 (open Mon – Fri 8–11).
Mental health emergency outside office hours:
On weekday evenings after 6 pm and on weekends, the Oulu region's joint emergency service is open, (Kajaanintie 50, entrance A1, tel. 116 117 / emergency assistance).
Yrttipellontie 6, 2nd floor, tel. 044 703 6160, open Mon – Thu 8–15.30, Fri 8–15. You can come to the substance abuse emergency room without an appointment and without a referral. At other times, contact the Oulu Region Joint Emergency Service (Kajaanintie 50, entrance A1, tel. 116 117 / emergency assistance).
Social and Crisis Emergency Service tel. +358 44 703 6235 (open 24/7)