Fourth coronavirus vaccine doses will be offered to all those aged 70 or over

18.07.2022

Published 18.8.2022

Fourth coronavirus vaccine doses will be offered in Oulu to all those aged 70 or over when at least 3 months have passed after the third vaccine dose. A person who has had a coronavirus infection and has received three vaccine doses does not need the fourth vaccine dose, as having the disease is equivalent to receiving one vaccine dose.

You can book an appointment by phone tel. 08 558 41415 Mon–Thu 8–16, Fri 8–15 at Limingantulli Vaccination site (Nuottasaarentie 5).

The fourth dose of the vaccine has previously been recommended to:
•    Aged 80 and above
•    Persons in medical high-risk groups 1 and 2 and aged 70-79
List of medical at-risk groups
•    Aged 65 and above who are within the scope of organised home care or informal care as well as to other older people whose health and functional capacity have similarly deteriorated
•    Seniors living in care homes
•    To those who are seriously immunocompromised (aged 12 years and older)