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When you fall ill

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Emergency situations

Call 112:

  • in the event of life-threatening illness or injury
  • if you need an ambulance and immediate help

Emergency illness

The hospital’s emergency department will receive those who

  • are seriously ill
  • are severely injured
  • have severe psychological disorders

The emergency department is open 24 hours.

In the event of emergency illness: call 112

Health centres

When you fall ill or need a check-up, contact a health centre in the first instance.

If you live in North Åland, you will visit Godby Health Centre. Those in other municipalities should contact Mariehamn Health Centre.

Mariehamn Health Centre:
Open weekdays 8 am–4 pm
Weekends 9 am–4 pm
Tel.: +358 18-538 500

Godby Health Centre
Open Mon–Thurs 8 am–4 pm
Tel.: +358 18-535 819

North Åland:

You can book an appointment to see a GP or nurse to

  • check up on a common illness
  • order repeat prescriptions
  • be referred for specialist healthcare
  • have a wound dressed
  • have stitches removed
  • investigate whether you are ill
  • have your blood pressure taken
  • receive a vaccination
  • other

Make an appointment by:

  • calling the health centre’s appointment booking service, or
  • visiting the health centre’s reception.

When you book an appointment, a nurse will assess whether you need to see a doctor or a nurse. In Åland a nurse can provide care for several illnesses.

Call healthcare information at the health centre if

  • you are not sure whether you require care
  • you have questions about your illness or medications
  • you have questions about your health
  • you want self-care tips

Healthcare Information
Tel.: +358 18-538 500

The health centres in Åland can provide healthcare information during the day. If you require emergency healthcare information during the evening or night, call the emergency clinic.

The page was last updated on 14.09.2018 kl 16:29