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Exceptions to opening hours

This page contains information on the exceptional opening hours of our locations during the summer holiday season. The information may be updated during the spring and summer.
The services are open if changes in opening hours have not been posted separately. The majority of Siun Sote offices are only open on weekdays. On public holidays, most of our offices are closed.
 

Health stations 

When your local health station is closed, you can use any of the health stations of Siun sote. Order and retrieve medical supplies from the pick-up cabinets before the doors close for the summer holiday or agree on another pick-up location.  

  • Kesälahti health station is closed 3 – 30 June 2024. You can visit any health station of your choice; the nearest health station is in Kitee.  
  • Rääkkylä health station is closed 24 June – 14 July 2024. You can visit any health station of your choice; the nearest health station is in Kitee.  
  • Tohmajärvi health station is closed 15 July – 4 August. You can visit any health station of your choice; the nearest health station is in Kitee.  
  • Valtimo health station is closed from 24 June – 28 July 2024. You can visit any health station of your choice; the nearest health station is in Nurmes.
  • Eno health station is closed 1 – 28 July 2024. You can visit any health station of your choice; the nearest health station is in Kontiolahti.   
  • Kiihtelysvaara health station is closed 1 – 28 July 2024. You can visit any health station of your choice; The nearest health stations are in the central area of Joensuu.
  • Lehmo health station is closed on 10 June – 4 August 2024. You can visit any health station of your choice; the nearest health station is in Kontiolahti.   
  • Pyhäselkä health station is closed 1 – 28 July 2024. You can visit any health station of your choice; The nearest health stations are in the central area of Joensuu. 
  • Tuupovaara health station is closed 1 – 28 July 2024. You can visit any health station of your choice; the nearest health station is in Ilomantsi. 

 

Note! Please call before coming to the health station: Contact information 
The nurse at the health station will answer the phone and assess the need for treatment. The nurse will give the required care instructions and tell you what to do. The range of services available in the online appointment booking service varies by health station, so if you cannot find the appointment you need, make an appointment by phone by calling the health centre.

Mobility Aid services 

Contact the Joensuu city and Pyhäselkä area by calling +358 (0)13 330 2979. Other regions can call +358 (0)13 330 2601. 

Physiotherapy 

The centralised telephone service for physiotherapy is available at +358 (0)13 330 2601. You can also book an appointment online at verkkoajanvarauspth.siunsote.fi. 

Memory Clinics 

The services will be closed between 15 – 31 Jyly 2024.

Islab sampling points 

You can book an appointment for open offices via the electronic appointment booking service at www.islab.fi or by phone at the appointment number +358 (0)44 717 8888 on weekdays between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., the call-back service is in use between 8 a.m. and 12 noon. The operator charges a normal telephone charge for the call. 

  • Eno sampling poin closed on 1 June – 28 July 2024.
  • Hammaslahti sampling point closed 1 – 28 July 2024
  • Lehmo sampling point closed 10 June – 4 August 2024
  • Rääkkylä sampling point closed 17 June – 21 July 2024
  • Tohmajärvi sampling point closed 15 July – 4 August 2024 
  • Uimaharju sampling point closed 1 – 28 July 2024
  • Valtimo sampling point closed 24 June – 28 July 2024
  • Viinijärvi sampling point closed 1 – 28 July 2024
  • Kesälahti sampling point closed 3 – 30 June 2024
  • Kiihtelysvaara sampling point closed 1 – 28 July 2024
  • Tuupovaara sampling point closed 1 – 28 July 2024

Dental clinics  

When your local dental clinic is closed, you can use any of the dental clinics of Siun sote.  

  • Rääkkylä dental clinic is closed 17 June – 28 July 2024. The nearest dental clinics are in Kitee and Liperi. 
  • Tohmajärvi dental clinic is closed 17 June – 4 August 2024. The nearest dental clinics are in Kitee and Pyhäselkä.  
  • Pyhäselkä dental clinic is closed 1 – 28 July 2024. The nearest dental clinics are in Niinivaara, Siilainen and Rantakylä.   

Maternity and child health clinics 

During the period from 17 June - 11 August 2024, maternity and child health clinics will provide services for pregnant and postpartum mothers, children aged 0-1.5 years, other child health check-ups, and women's mass screenings as much as possible. The centralized phone service for the clinics is available Monday to Friday from 8 am to 2 pm at the number +358 (0)13 330 2841. You can also book an appointment online at verkkoajanvarauspth.siunsote.fi. The services of the Viinijärvi and Ylämylly clinics have been temporarily transferred to the Liperi health center clinic.

  • Rääkkylä maternity and child health clinic is closed 24 June – 14 July 2024. The neares clinic is in Kitee. 
  • Tohmajärvi child health clinic is closed 15 – 28 July 2024. The nearest clinics are in Kitee.
  • Kesälahti child health clinic is closed 3 June – 4 August 2024. The nearest clinics are in Kitee.
  • Heinävesi child health clinic is closed 1 – 28 July 2024. The nearest clinics are in Liperi and Outokumpu. 
  • Valtimo maternity and child health clinic is closed 17 June – 11 August 2024. The nearest clinic is in Nurmes. 
  • Juuka maternity and child health clinic is closed 22 July – 18 August. The nearest clinic is in Nurmes. 

Educational and family clinics  

In urgent matters related to pedagogical psychology and child guidance, you can contact the assessment of the service needs of families with children and child welfare services, which is available on Mondays - Tuesdays and Thursdays -  Fridays from 9 am to 12 pm, and on Wednesdays from 12 pm to 3 pm at the number +358 (0)13 330 2806.

  • The educational and family clinics in Juuka, Lieksa, Nurmes, and Valtimo will be closed  8 - 26 July 2024.
  • The educational and family clinics in Heinävesi, Liperi, Outokumpu, and Polvijärvi will be closed 10 - 26 July 2024.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services


Scheduled visits will take place as planned, but otherwise, when the health center is closed, mental health and substance abuse services will operate remotely or be closed. The centralized phone service is available Monday to Friday from 8 am to 3.30 pm at +358 (0)13 330 2145.

Family law services

The family law services are closed 15 July – 2 August 2024.

Hospital Services

  • The pain clinic is closed 8 July - 4 August 2024.
  • The pediatric neurology ward 7A is closed 1 - 14 July 2024.
  • The infectious disease clinic is closed 22 July - 11 August 2024.
  • The pulmonology clinic is closed 22 - 28 July 2024.
  • The neurology clinic/ward 15 child psychiatry is closed 29 June - 28 July 2024.

Veterinarians

  • Heinävesi veterinary clinic is closed 1 June – 31 August 2024
  • Juuka veterinary clinic is closed 1 – 31 August 2024
  • Eno veterinary clinic is closed 1 June – 31 August 2024
  • Joensuu horse clinic  is closed 24 June – 5 July and 29 July – 2 August 2024
  • Kontiolahti veterinary clinic is closed 8 – 19 July 2024

Services are open unless otherwise specified.