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How to proceed WHEN YOU NEED URGENT TREATMENT in Kainuu (Public Notice)

 

Kainuu is a forerunner in Finland in terms of integrating primary health care services with specialized medical care as well as social services. Kainuu Social Welfare and Health Care Joint Authority provides all social welfare and health care services except children’s day care for seven municipalities, providing also HR, financial and ict-services for member municipalities.

Kainuu Social Welfare and Health Care Joint Authority is the biggest employer in the region with about 3 200 employees and a budget of 309 M€ (2013), financed by member municipalities.

You'll find the contact information along English instructions at https://sote.kainuu.fi/en/in-english.

How does the System Work?

The everyday services for citizens are provided locally in Kainuu, close to the users. The services needed less frequently are produced subregionally. and the special services that are used quite seldomly are produced regionally. Each of our clients have freedom to choose between service units within the Kainuu region. By this policy, we aim at  securing the availability of services and  supporting the smoothness of everyday life in Kainuu.

In each of the municipalities in Kainuu, there are health clinics that are the primary points of contact for patients living in the area. The Kainuu Central Hospital is located in Kajaani, the exact address being Sotkamontie 13,  87140 Kajaani.

Pharmacies

There also is a pharmacy in each of the Kainuu municipalities. You'll find their contact details below.

Kajaani

Ensimmäinen apteekki 
Kauppakatu 9, 87100 Kajaani. Phone +358 8 612 2555

Veturi apteekki  (at Prisma building) 
Veturitie 1, 87100 Kajaani. Phone +358 8 8790 300 

Lehtikankaan apteekki 
Soidinkatu 2, 87500 Kajaani. Phone +358 8 639 306 

Lohtajan apteekki 
Taikatie 4, 87700 Kajaani. Phone +358 8 612 2540

Otanmäen apteekki 
Vuorimiehentie 6, 88200 Otanmäki. Phone +358 8 688 6160

Vuolijoen sivuapteekki
Kajaanintie 2, 88270 Vuolijoki. Phone +358 8 688 6165

Hyrynsalmi

Hyrynsalmen apteekki 
Hyryntie 36, 89400 Hyrynsalmi. Phone +358 8 741 017

Kuhmo

Kuhmon apteekki 
Kainuuntie 89, 88900 Kuhmo. Phone +358 8 655 0001

Paltamo

Paltamon apteekki 
Puolangantie 9, 88300 Paltamo. Phone +358 8 871 067

Puolanka

Puolangan apteekki 
Ouluntie 1, 89200 Puolanka. Phone +358 8 751 006

Ristijärvi

Ristijärven apteekki 
Aholantie 19, 88400 Ristijärvi. Phone +358 8 681 139

Sotkamo

Sotkamon apteekki 
Kainuuntie 28, 88600 Sotkamo. Phone +358 8 632 200

Vuokatin apteekki
Katinkullantie 1, 88610 Vuokatti. Phone +358 8 632 220

Suomussalmi

Suomussalmen apteekki 
Kauppakatu 10-12, 89600 Suomussalmi. Phone +358 8 711 045