Influenza vaccines for Helsinki residents

This website provides information on free influenza vaccinations for Helsinki residents.

Influenza vaccinations to start in October

Influenza vaccinations will start at Helsinki’s centralised vaccination points on 31 October 2022. The vaccination is by appointment only. Appointment booking opens 24 October 2022.

Free influenza vaccinations are given to

  • pregnant people
  • people aged 65 and above
  • children under the age of 7
  • those belonging to at-risk groups because of an illness or treatment
  • men starting their military service and women starting their voluntary military service
  • social, health care and medical care personnel
  • immediate family members and intimate friends of those particularly susceptible to severe influenza. See the THL website for a more detailed description of immediate family and intimate friends (in Finnish).