International degree students

Student health services

Read Current Information about Student health services.

Where are we?

Address is Harjukatu 48, Care center of Lahti (Lahden sote-keskus), Masto -wing, 6th floor

Who is entitled?

All the degree students studying full-time in Lahti. Visiting public health nurse is free of charge for students who have municipality of residence in Finland.

You can contact us if:

  • you need help with your health issues
  • you fall ill, or you have a minor accident
  • you want to talk about something that bothers you regarding your health or ability to study
  • you need hormonal contraception

Where can you get our contact information?

First you need to know in which school you are studying and then you can find the right contact information from the website Ajanvaraus ja yhteystiedot.

How to book an appointment time?

Appointment time to public health nurse must be booked in advance.  Call or send e-mail to your public health nurse. You can also book an appointment time to your public health nurse online at the website sähköinen ajanvarauspalvelu.

Don’t hesitate to contact and ask help from us. If we can’t help you, we will give you further instructions.

Doctor’s services at the student healthcare are limited. All the doctor’s appointment times are booked through public health nurse. If you visit your public health nurse and we find out that you need a doctor there are several opportunities:

  • we will book you an appointment time to a doctor in student healthcare
  • we will instruct you how to go to your healthcare clinic
  • we will book an appointment time to you to your healthcare clinic

What to do if:

…you fall ill and you wish to get help:  you can contact your public health nurse by phone during phone time and we will give you further instructions OR you can contact public healthcare at your Care center/healthcare clinic. 

…you need help outside of office hours: Outside of office hours there is a 24/7 on-call healthcare unit at Päijät-Hämeen keskussairaala called Akuutti24. Address is Keskussairaalankatu 7. Akuutti24 will take care of patients whose medical examination or treatment cannot be postponed safely to next day.

It is recommendable to call to Akuutti24 before going there. Phone number is 116117. Prefer taking care of your matter during day time if it is possible.