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Influenza hotline open for the public

Ministry of Social Affairs and Health
4.5.2009 8.00
Press release -

You can get answers to your questions about influenza A (H1N1) from the telephone information line Ask about influenza. The number of the information line is 0800 02277, and for the moment the service is open Monday through Friday from 8 to 16.

The information line answers common questions about influenza A (H1N1). It does not give advice regarding the health status of callers. Such inquiries should be directed to health centres and occupational health services.

The information line is manned by health care professionals volunteering for the Finnish Red Cross. The service has five lines, but the number of lines and the opening hours for the service can be revised or expanded if necessary.

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