Contact us

All aged 60 or over and those aged 18-59 in at-risk groups can now book an appointment for the fourth dose online on bookcovidvaccine.fi or by phone 09-584 43031.

What to do if you develop severe symptoms of Covid-19:

Call the health centre or the Medical Helpline.

  • Kauniainen health centre, telephone 09 8789 1300, Mondays–Fridays 8–16
  • The Medical Helpline on evenings and weekends, telephone 116 117

If you become more ill suddenly and/or you have trouble breathing, please phone or ask a family member to phone the emergency number, 112. Only use the emergency number in emergencies.

Mention in your call that you have been exposed to coronavirus and that you are in quarantine.

Book a test online

  • Complete a symptom assessment survey that provides information about the symptoms of coronavirus infection and being exposed to the virus.
  • Book an appointment for coronavirus sampling for yourself, for your child (age under 16) or another adult 
  • You can act on behalf of another adult if you are authorized by the Suomi.fi services.

Certificate of a negative COVID-19 test

If you need a certificate of a negative COVID-19 test you can download a costfree certificate at Koronatietoni.fi (MyCovidData). Using the service requires online banking credentials or a mobile certificate.

Coronavirus vaccination

The vaccination site is at the City Hall of Kauniainen (Kauniaistentie 10, 02700 Kauniainen). Please bring your ID.

The first and second vaccine dose

  • For everyone aged 5 and older. Vaccination appointments can be booked for persons who are at least 5 years old at the time of booking.
  • The interval between the first and second dose of covid vaccine is a minimum of 6 weeks.

The third vaccine dose

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) recommends that municipalities should offer a third dose of coronavirus vaccine to

  • persons with a severely weakened immune defence, OR
  • persons who have been vaccinated at a short vaccination interval between the first and second dose. A short vaccination interval is less than 6 weeks between the first and second dose. OR
  • persons aged 18 or over, OR
  • persons in risk groups 1 or 2.

The third dose cannot be given until at least five months (153 days) have passed since the second dose. As before, persons with a severely weakened immune defence are recommended to take the third dose of vaccine two months after the second dose.

The fourth vaccine dose

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) recommends a fourth dose of vaccine for persons aged 60 or over and those aged 18-59 in at-risk groups.

  • Appointments can be booked online on bookcovidvaccine.fi or by phone 09-584 43031. A booster dose can be administered when a minimum of three months has elapsed from the third dose.

A fourth dose of vaccine is also recommended for persons aged 12 or over with a severely weakened immune defence. The booster shot can be given when 3-4 months have passed from the third dose.

  • A fourth dose of vaccine is considered to be the booster dose for persons with a severely weakened immune defence, corresponding to the third dose of the rest of the population.

The fifth vaccine dose

The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) recommends a fifth dose of vaccine for persons aged 12 or over with a severely weakened immune defence. In Kauniainen the appointment can be booked on bookcovidvaccine.fi or by phone. The booster dose can be administered four to six months after the fourth dose

Vaccination of minors

Minors can decide on their own on taking the coronavirus vaccine if the health care professional administering the vaccination considers that the person is capable of making the decision, based on their age and development level.

If a minor is incapable or unwilling to decide on a vaccination independently, a guardian is approached for consent for the vaccination. If a young person has more than one legal guardian, the consent of all of them is needed.

Covid certificates

Capital region municipalities do not issue EU Covid certificates for vaccines administered abroad