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Emergency Clinic

  • Lohja
  • Lohja Hospital
  • emergency services

Opening hours and contact information

Before coming to the emergency department, call the Medical Helpline at 116 117. In an emergency, always call 112.

Visiting address

Lohja Hospital
Sairaalatie 8, entrance B

Postal address

P.O. Box 1010
00029 HUS

Inquiries about a family member in the emergency department

Phone, Inquiries about a family member in the emergency department: 050 427 5600
Open 24 hours a day

Office hours Mon-Fri 8 - 16

Karviainen Health Center

Siuntio Health Center

In cases of sudden illness during office hours, contact your local health center. Health centers have a callback system.

The Lohja Hospital Emergency Clinic and the outside-office-hours emergency service of Lohja health center occupy the same premises. We primarily treat patients over the age of 16.

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At our Emergency Clinic, we deal with sudden illnesses and injuries, as well as issues associated with mental health problems requiring urgent treatment that cannot be postponed to the following day. Other illnesses or issues that do not require urgent treatment and that can wait until the next weekday morning are treated at health centers.

We use a waiting number system for admitting patients. Patients are treated in the order of urgency, not in the order of arrival. Because of this, a patient who has arrived after you may be admitted for treatment before you. 

Before coming to the emergency department, call the Medical Helpline at 116 117. In an emergency, always call 112.

If you already have a referral to the emergency clinic, you do not need to call the Medical Helpline.

The most common symptoms that you should always have checked in an emergency clinic: 

  • Chest pain 
  • Symptoms of paralysis such as sudden flaccidity or incapacity of a limb or speech difficulties 
  • Profuse bleeding (e.g. vomiting of blood, large bleeding wound) 
  • Major injuries and bone fractures 
  • Sudden severe headache 
  • Respiratory distress 
  • Sudden onset of severe or worsening abdominal pain 
  • Mental health problems requiring urgent treatment 
  • Fever in a newborn: babies under 3 months old must be taken directly to the Emergency Clinic at Jorvi.
  • Convulsive child. 

The following are not emergency cases:

  • minor injuries (bruises, sprains, cuts that are no longer bleeding)
  • infection symptoms (fever, flu)
  • limb or back pain
  • headache
  • nosebleed.

In the aforementioned urgent cases, it is usually necessary to call an ambulance (call 112), whose staff can evaluate the situation and transport or refer the patient to the appropriate place of treatment.



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