Vaccinations against coronavirus

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Coronavirus vaccinations are given at the Art Factory. Vaccinations are given by appointment only. The vaccination schedule follows national guidelines. Vaccination is voluntary but free for everyone.

Nb! Vaccinations scheduled before 12 am on June 14th have been canceled and will be re-scheduled

Coronavirus vaccinations at the moment

  • persons over 16 years old. You must have turned 16 years to get the vaccine.

Nb! If you are scheduled for surgery, the vaccine should be given two weeks before the surgery or a week after it. 

If you have had the coronavirus disease: having had the disease protects most of those infected against the virus for at least six months (Finnish Institute for Health and Wellfare THL). In that case, there is no great hurry for you to get a vaccination.

Book a time online

If online booking is not possible, a time can be booked by phone. Answering machine for booking time to coronavaccinations +358 40 145 5000.

  • The answering machine speaks Finnish and Swedish.
  • By following these instructions, you will be called back. After the first question push 1 (Finnish language), after the second question, push 1, or if you want to cancel your time, push 3.  After this you can hang up and wait to be called back.
  • Only call once and wait to be called back. 
  • When you are called back you you are asked for name and birthdate for the person to be vaccinated.

Questions can be sent to koronarokotukset@porvoo.fi

Vaccination site is at the Art Factory

From March 18th vaccinations are given at the Art Factory, Läntinen Aleksanterinkatu 1.

On vaccination days you can park for free for two hours with the parking disc on the Art Factory parking areas and on the Kokonniementie street.

  • Arrive at the earliest 10 minutes before the given time.
  • After the vaccine there is a 15 minute follow up time.
  • One chaperon can join if needed.
  • If you have some symptoms of corona or other flu, please cancel your booking by calling the booking number, instructions above on this page.
  • Wearing a face mask is strongly recommended.
  • The vaccine is free for eveyone.

The vaccine is primarly given at the vaccination site. In certain cases the vaccine can be given by the mobiile vaccine unit at home for example. This issue can be discussed during the return call for the booking.

Vaccines and coronavirus (Finnish institute for health and welfare)