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COVID-19 vaccinations

You can get the COVID-19 vaccination without an appointment. Or you can book an appointment for a vaccination at the health centre you want or at the vaccination unit in Hatanpää.

Who can get the vaccine?

All residents of Tampere over the age of 5 can get the vaccination against coronavirus. Taking the vaccine is free of charge and voluntary.

  • Vaccination for 5–11-year-olds will begin 17.1.2022. You can already book an appointment.
  • You can get your second shot 6 weeks after the first one.
  • The third shot of the vaccine is given as follows:
    - Those aged 18 - 59 can get a third dose if at least four months have passed since the second vaccination.
    - People over 60 years of age and people over 18 years of age belonging to medical risk groups 1 or 2 can get a third dose if at least three months have passed since the second vaccination.
    - County election officials can get a third dose if at least three months have passed from the second vaccination.
  • The fourth dose of the vaccine is recommended for people aged 12 and over with severely impaired immune function. The booster shot may be given 3 to 4 months after the third vaccination.

Detailed information about the vaccinations

See also
Information about covid19-vaccinations on the webpage of The Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL):


Why am I taking the COVID-19 vaccination? Multilingual video in Finnish, English, Swedish, Russian, Chinese, Thai, Somali, Arabic and Dari:



The short address for this page are: www.tampere.fi/covid19vaccinations and www.tampere.fi/covid19