Sosiaali- ja terveyspalvelut
Social services and health care

Environmental health care

The City of Uusikaupunki is responsible for environmental health care in Kustavi, Laitila, Masku, Mynämäki, Nousiainen, Pyhäranta, Taivassalo, Uusikaupunki, and Vehmaa.
The purpose of environmental health care is to prevent and reduce environmental health effects as well as to promote the wellbeing and comfort of the inhabitants by monitoring and improving the quality of their environment.

Environmental health care is responsible for monitoring, guidance and inspection tasks related to the Health Protection Act, Food Act, Food Hygiene Regulation, Tobacco Act, and Animal Welfare Act. Environmental health care is responsible for health inspections and veterinary services.

Supervision of animal health and welfare

The supervising veterinarian is responsible for the area’s animal welfare supervision and provides guidance in matters related to animal welfare.

Municipal veterinary services

Mynämäki group practice
Phone service on weekdays from 8 am to 10 am
tel. +358 2 430 7265

Vehmaa practice
Phone service on weekdays from 7 am to 9 am
tel. +358 2 433 2125

Laitila practice
Phone service on weekdays from 8 am to 10 am
tel. +358 44 099 5300

On-call veterinarian outside office hours
Weekday evenings Mon–Fri from 4 pm to 8 am, weekends Fri–Mon from 4 pm to 8 am.
Pets (Turku) tel. +358 60 012 444
Livestock tel. +358 60 004 1451

Health monitoring

The purpose of health monitoring is to ensure the inhabitants a safe and healthy living environment. Health monitoring services include the inspection of the health conditions of housing, municipal water, and swimming water, as well as food and tobacco inspections.


Director of Environmental Health
Kaisa Nivola
Tel. 044 355 6810

Municipal  Veterinarian
Suvi Moisala
Tel. 044 702 2745