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Staying healthy

Wellbeing services counties provide health counselling and arrange health checks. Wellbeing services counties are responsible for providing basic health care, which also includes dental care. You can use the services available in the health and social services centre in your wellbeing services county or in another county. 

On pages Choosing the place of treatment you can read more about the rights you may have in choosing not only the health and social services centre, but also the hospital, health care professionels who will treat you and other health care services.


The purpose of screening is to identify persons who suffer from a particular disease or are at high risk of developing it.

Health care for schoolchildren and students

Information about school health care and healthcare services for students.


Vaccinations protect against infectious diseases.

Oral health care

Oral health care services include examination and treatment of oral and dental illnesses, health advice and checks and referrals to other services.