Vaccines Influenza vaccines are also running out in Helsinki

Vaccination times can no longer be booked by phone or electronically. Times will be reopened if more vaccines are available in Helsinki.

Influenza vaccines are now running out in Helsinki as well, says the City of Helsinki.

For the time being, new vaccination times can no longer be reserved for the city’s central vaccination points or health centers. Also the previously announced additional vaccination week from 30 November to 4 December. will have to be canceled.

Saturday 21.11. and for next week, November 23-27. vaccines are likely to be sufficient for the allotted times, the bulletin states.

Those who have made a callback request will be called back. In clinics, vaccines are sufficient for the allotted times.

Vaccination times can no longer be booked by phone or electronically. Times will be reopened if more vaccines are available in Helsinki.

This fall, the demand for vaccines has been significantly higher than in previous years, says the divisional director Juha Jolkkonen in the bulletin.

“Vaccines are running out all over the country due to unforeseen high demand, and unfortunately, despite our efforts, we have not received the number of vaccines that will meet the additional demand. We will continue to make every effort to get more vaccines in Helsinki. ”

The city of Vaasa has also said that it will suspend the administration of seasonal influenza vaccinations from Monday next week. In addition, many other cities have reported running out of vaccines.

Read more: Vaasa suspends influenza vaccinations, vaccines may become in short supply elsewhere in the country

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