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Health care and social services

Central Ostrobothnia Joint Municipal Authority for Social and Health has commenced on January 1, 2017. Soite is a provincial joint municipal authority merging basic care and specialized services with social and health care services. The following organizations will merge to form Soite:

  • Central Ostrobothnia Federation of Municipalities for Specialized Medical Care and Basic Public Services Health Center (including Central Ostrobothnia Central Hospital and Peruspalveluliikelaitos Jyta)
  • Health care and social services in the city of Kokkola
  • Health care and social services in the municipality of Perho

As of January 1, 2017, the contents of the website for health care and social services in Kokkola will be found at

Services will continue to be provided at the same familiar locations.

Our phone numbers will remain unchanged. Phone numbers will be found at

Staff email addresses will change to

Emergency services

Health centres are closed in the evenings and on weekends. In the evenings and at weekends, sudden illnesses and accidents will be treated at emergency services.

Emergency services are meant for patients whose illness requires urgent evaluation and treatment.

In a life-threatening situation, call the emergency number 112 directly.

If you need to use the emergency services, please call first either your own team or the telephone number of the emergency services  (06) 8287 350.

If you need to use the emergency services in the evening or on a weekend, please call the emergency services first (06) 826 4500 on weekdays at 3–10 pm or on weekends and public holidays at 8 am–10 pm.

Central Ostrobothnia Central Hospital
Mariankatu 16–20 (l wing, entrance B1)
67200 Kokkola

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