In accordance with national guidelines, Turku will begin to administer 3rd coronavirus vaccinations to the immunocompromised. The 3rd vaccine dose will be provided as part of the series of coronavirus vaccinations to those aged 12 or over who are severely immunocompromised due to the disease or treatment.

WITHOUT AN APPOINTMENT

Immunocompromised persons may get their 3rd booster without an appointment

  • Every weekday at the Satakunantie vaccination point (Satakunnantie 105) at 8.45-15.15.

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

HEALTH CARE E-SERVICES

  • Call the coronavirus vaccination helpline
    Coronavirus vaccination helpline tel. +358 (0)2 266 0159 (Mon–Fri 8–14)

You cannot book an appointment for the 3rd coronavirus vaccine dose on the Otanrokotteen.turku.fi website.

 

According to the THL guidelines, the following groups are considered to be severely immunocompromised (instructions will be provided in more detail on the THL website in the next few days):

  • Organ transplant
  • Stem cell transplant
  • Severe or moderate congenital immunodeficiency
  • Immunosuppressive cancer therapy
  • Treatment of autoimmune diseases with immunosuppressive biological medicines or JAK inhibitors
  • Dialysis and severe chronic renal failure
  • Advanced or untreated HIV
  • Other severe immunosuppressive conditions diagnosed by a physician

The third vaccine dose may be administered after at least two months have passed from the 2nd vaccine dose. The third vaccine dose is primarily administered with the same vaccine product as the second vaccine dose (Comirnaty or Moderna).

3rd coronavirus vaccinations to be administered at the Satakunantie vaccination point

Persons who are immunocompromised can get their 3rd coronavirus vaccination at the Satakunantie vaccination point (Satakunnantie 105) every weekday without appointment (8.15-15.15).

You must be prepared to present a certificate of your illness entitling you to a third vaccination. A vaccination will not be administered without an appropriate certificate or patient record.

If you want, you can book an appointment for the vaccination through the Health Care E-Service (turku.fi/eterveyspalvelut (in Finnish))  by reserving a second vaccination appointment in the service. You can also book an appointment via the coronavirus vaccination helpline, tel.  +358 (0)2 266 0159 (Mon–Fri 8–14).

You cannot book an appointment for the 3rd coronavirus vaccine dose on the Otanrokotteen.turku.fi website.