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Exceptions to opening hours

Please note that most of our service locations usually only serve on weekdays. During the holidays, most of our service locations are closed, and also on Midsummer Eve, some of our service locations, such as health stations, are closed.

Call all our service locations before you arrive.

This page contains information on changes in opening hours and operations, due to the summer holiday season.

Health stations

When your own health station is closed, you can use any of the health stations in Siun sote. Emergency services are handled by the Central Hospital's joint emergency services.

Some health stations do not currently treat infectious patients. Call first: You will receive instructions on what to do via telephone.


Eno health station closed 19 July–1 August.

Kesälahti health station closed 12 July–8 August.

Kiihtelysvaara health station closed 12 July–1 August.

Polvijärvi health station closed 5 July–1 August.

Tuupovaara health station closed 21 June–11 July.

Valtimo health station closed 5 July–1 August.

X-rays

Nurmes X-ray closed 31 May–11 July.

Lieksa X-ray: Changes in opening hours
14 June–11 July 2021 open Monday–Thursday 8:30-14:00 and Fridays 8:30-13:00.
12 July–31 July 2021, open Tuesdays and Wednesdays 8:30-14:00, and Fridays 8:30-13:00.

Dental clinics

Eno dental clinic closed 28 June–25 July.

Heinävesi dental clinic closed 21 June–18 July.

Liperi dental clinic closed 28 June–11 July and 19 July–15 August.

Pyhäselkä dental clinic closed 28 June–25 July.

Rääkkylä dental clinic closed 21 June–4 July.

Maternity and child health clinics

Maternity and child health clinics’ centralised call service +358 (0)13 330 2841, on weekdays 7:30-15:00. In weeks 25-32, maternity and child health clinic appointments only for pregnant women and under 18-month-old children.

Heinävesi child health clinic closed 5 July–1 August. (Service in Liperi)

Ilomantsi clinic closed 19–25 July.

Joensuu maternity and child health clinic services operate in a limited manner at their own service locations.

Kesälahti clinic closed 12 July–8 August. (Service in Kitee)

Kulho clinic closed 5–30 July. (Service in Lehmo)

Polvijärvi clinic closed 5–25 July. (Service in Outokumpu)

Tohmajärvi clinic closed on 2–8 August. (Urgent services in Rääkkylä)

Valtimo clinic closed 5 July–1 August. (Service in Nurmes)

Viinijärvi clinic closed 5 July–1 August. (Service in Liperi)

Educational and family clinics

Joensuu Children's teams (Suvikatu 18 and Ruoritie 3) closed on 19 July–30 July.

Joensuu Youth team (Jokikatu 8) closed on 5 July–23 July.

Kontiolahti and Eno area (Rantakatu 23) closed on 19 July–30 July.

Pyhäselkä area (Tikkamäentie 16) closed on 19 July–30 July.

 

Out-patient rehabilitation and Geriatric Health Clinic closed 28 June–8 August 2021.

Memory outpatient clinics closed 19 July–1 August 2021.

Social welfare offices

The service locations are partly closed in the summer, but guidance and advice can be received by telephone. For local contact information and call service hours, visit: Social services for people of working age

Eno social welfare office closed on 1 August–14 August.

Heinävesi social welfare office closed on 28 June–15 August, only available by appointment.

Juuka social welfare office is open. Telephone service and guidance 1 July–31 July exceptionally on Monday to Friday at 9:00-12:00.

Kontiolahti social welfare office closed on 5 July–31 July.

Lieksa social welfare office is open. Telephone service and guidance 1 July–31 July exceptionally on Monday to Friday at 9:00-12:00.

Liperi service location closed on 28 June–15 August, only available by appointment.

Nurmes social welfare office is open. Telephone service and guidance 1 July–31 July exceptionally on Monday to Friday at 9:00-12:00.

Outokumpu social welfare office closed on 28 June–15 August, only available by appointment.

Polvijärvi social welfare office closed on 28 June–15 August, only available by appointment.

Valtimo service location closed on 1 July–31 July. Telephone service and guidance 1 July–31 July exceptionally on Monday to Friday at 9:00-12:00.

Services for people with disabilities

Work and day activities are on a normal summer break in July and the units are closed.

Medical services of expert services for special groups are closed 12 July–25 July and available only in the most urgent cases 26 July–15 August on two days a week.