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Covid-vaccination appointments for week 19

Covid-vaccination appointments for week 19 can be made online starting at 3 PM Friday 7 May onwards at rauma.terveytesi.fi. Online appointments require secure authentification.

Appointments can be made by telephone from the number +358 44 403 2687 from 8 AM to 3 PM on Saturday 8 May for as long as there are appointments left. If the call is not received, it is better to leave a call back request than to call again.

– We have received approximately 400 vaccinations for next week. According to the information available at this time, we should be receiving more in the future Rauma healthcare services head nurse Marja Lehtimäki says.

On week 19 vaccinations are given to people who are turning 55 years of age and older and risk groups. Belonging to the risk groups is checked at the vaccination appointment.

People in risk group 1 are people aged 16 to 69 who have or are affected by:

Organ transplant or stem cell transplant
People undergoing active cancer treatment
Severe disorders of the immune system
Severe chronic renal disease
Severe chronic pulmonary disease
Type 2 diabetes with medication
Down syndrome

People in risk group 2 are people aged 16 to 69 who have or are affected by:

Asthma requiring continuous medication
Severe heart disease
Neurological illness or condition that affects breathing
Immunosuppressive drug therapy for autoimmune disease
Severe chronic liver disease
Type 1 diabetes or adrenal insufficiency
Sleep apnoea
Psychosis
Morbid obesity (body mass index more than 40)

Appointment locations and vaccinatios

SAMK gymnasium at Satamakatu 26:

1. vaccination doses
The vaccination used is Comirnaty i.e. Pfizer-BioNTech.
The appointments are on monday 10 May, Tuesday 11 May and Friday 14 May

Healthcare center, Steniuksenkatu 2

Only second doses given to people who received their first vaccinations on week 7.
Appointments are made when receiving their first dose. People under 65 years of age will receive the Pfizer-Biontech -vaccine.
People over 65 years of age will receive the AstraZeneca-vaccine as their second dose. The recipient can not choose their vaccination.