South Karelia Social and Health Care District (Eksote) organizes health care services for the students of the Saimaa University of Applied Sciences.

Student Health Care Services in Lappeenranta

Student health care offers e.g. general health checks and counseling for self-care, vaccinations and information on sexual health and contraception. Student health care does not provide urgent treatment of illnesses.

At the Skinnarila campus, public health nurses' offices are located in the building 7, on the second floor in rooms 1 and 2. Please contact the public health nurse according your field of education:

Health Care and Social Services students, Technology students

Public health nurse Sanna Kupiainen
Clinic visits are by appointment only. You can make an appointment by phone.
Phone consultation: Monday–Friday 10.30 – 11.30 am, tel. +358 40 651 1697

Business Administration students, Tourism and Hospitality Management students, and Fine Arts' students:

Public health nurse Anne-Mari Kiukas
Clinic visits are by appointment only. You can make an appointment by phone.
Phone consultation:  Monday–Friday 11–11.30 am, tel. +358 40 776 5772

Acute illness

In case of acute illness, please contact local health care centre.

Health care centre in Sammonlahti: Torpanpellonkatu 2, 53850 Lappeenranta. Call first to get an appointment, tel. +358 5 352 1300

Health care centre in Armila: Armilankatu 44, 53100 Lappeenranta. Call first to get an appointment, tel. +358 5 352 7260.

In the evenings, nights and at weekends treatment of emergencies and accidents is provided by South Karelia Central Hospital (Valto Käkelän katu 1, 53130 Lappeenranta). Preferably call +358 5 116 117 before you go.

Dental Care

Dental care is offered in Central Dental Clinic (Pohjolankatu 14, 53100 Lappeenranta), in Sammonlahti Dental Clinic (Torpanpellonkatu 2, 53850 Lappeenranta) and in Armila Dental Clinic (Armilankatu 44, 53100 Lappeenranta).

Call +358 5 352 7059 to get an appointment.

Mental Health

Mental health services are provided in South Karelia Central Hospital, Valto Käkelän katu 1, 53130 Lappeenranta.  tel. +358 5 352 4610. Open 24/7.

NB!

A student from a non-EU country must have a valid health insurance that covers medical costs.

Remember to register as a person living in Finland in register office, Maistraatti

The costs for health care services depend on your insurance and the decision of register office.

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