The door of the main entrance of the Special Unit for the Respiratory Infectious Diseases is located on the left side of the main entrance of the Turku City Hospital.
A special unit for patients with respiratory infectious diseases is situated in connection with the Mäntymäki Health Care Station. You must book an appointment in advance. To do so, please contact the coronavirus helpline, tel. +358 2 266 2714. (Updated on 30 October 2020)
CITY OF TURKU CORONAVIRUS HELPLINE
- tel. +358 2 266 2714
- open Mon-Fri from 8 am to 3 pm
TEST YOUR SYMPTOMS
Coronavirus symptom assessment (omaolo.fi)
When you have an appointment at the unit, please follow the following guidelines when you arrive at the appointment:
- Enter the unit by heading through the doors on the left side of the main entrance of the Turku City Hospital. The entrance has been marked with a separate piece of paper.
- Please stay only in the entrance hall of the unit where a nurse will guide you.
Please note that the Mäntymäki drive-in coronavirus testing point operates in a different building in the hospital area and you need to book a time slot in advance:
- Tykslab units (vsshp.fi)
If you suspect coronavirus on the basis of your symptoms, it is important to get tested. Complete a symptom assessment using the Omaolo service or contact the City of Turku coronavirus helpline (tel. +358 2 266 2714, open from 8 am to 3 pm on weekdays. On the basis of assessment, you will receive instructions on how to proceed and you will be directed to the unit for respiratory infectious disease patients.
You must book an appointment to access the unit
You can reach the special unit for the patients with symptoms of respiratory infections by heading to the door on the left side of the main entrance of the Turku City Hospital, where the emergency services were located previously, on the side of the Kunnallissairaalantie Street (in the address Kunnallissairaalantie 20, building 1). A nurse will distribute oral masks to the patients in the waiting room. We expect that the appointment patients arrive to the consultation according to the schedule. Only the person who has made the appointment is allowed to enter the consultation and the waiting room. A child or an elderly person is allowed to come escorted when this is necessary. A distance of 1.5 metres is maintained to the other persons in the waiting room. In the evenings and during the weekends, the patients with respiratory infectious deseases will be treated in the Acute Clinic of the University Hospital TYKS (in the address Savitehtaankatu Street 1, Turku, tel. +358 2 313 8800).