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Vaccinations for travellers

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  • Helsinki
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All tourists should make sure that their basic vaccinations are up to date. The basic vaccinations include a tetanus and diphtheria vaccination; a measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination; and a polio vaccination. If you need to supplement your vaccine protection, please contact your local health station. Vaccines against the diseases mentioned above are provided free of charge.

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To whom and on what terms

The service is only for citizens of Helsinki.

Background information

Vaccinations prevent infectious diseases. The vaccinations included in the national vaccination programme are voluntary and free of charge. Vaccinations for children under school age are administered at child health clinics. Vaccinations for school-age children are provided by school health care services, and for students by student health care services. Adults are vaccinated at health and social services centres.

Health and social services centres provide advice on vaccinations for tourists as well as the necessary vaccinations. A separate fee is usually charged for any vaccines not included in the vaccination programme.

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City of Helsinki

Responsible for the service

City of Helsinki, The Social Services, Health Care and Rescue Services Division
Text edited by: City of Helsinki, The Social Services, Health Care and Rescue Services Division
Updated: 31/3/2024