Health services

Medical help, please call:

  • Emergency service: 113
  • Medical help after closing time: 57 71 30 00
  • In daytime: 57 71 39 00

Visiting address medical senter in Høyanger

Høyanger legesenter, Storgata 8, Høyanger (Høyanger helsesenter)

 Kartpunkt : Høyanger helsesenter

Opening hours Høyanger legesenter

Weekdays 08.00 - 15.00. Telephone 57 71 39 00

Finding a personal doctor

All residents of the municipality are automatically assigned a personal doctor who provides general medical services, emergency services and house calls when necessary. Personal doctors are obliged to give priority to their own patients. You can change your personal doctor up to two times per year without providing an explanation. Personal doctors are bound by official rules regarding rates, and their prices must be posted in their offices. Please note that you can choose not to have a personal doctor.

To register for a personal doctor, to find out who your or your child's personal doctor is or to change to another doctor please contact the Office for Personal Doctors on telephone +47 810 59 500 (answering machine in Norwegian only) or go to the following web site: MinFastlege.

Appointments with your personal doctor

You can order by the website to Høyanger legesenter or by telephone in daytime 57 71 39 00.

Children`s health clinics

Municipal health clinics provide free health care for children up to age 5. Høyanger helsestasjon is located in Høyanger helsesenter, Storgata 8, Høyanger, 3rd floor.  

All children are examined at regular intervals and provided with vaccinations. In addition, clinics offer home visits for newborns, establishment of mother-and-child groups, counselling and specialist referrals.

Youth health

For young people between the ages of 13 and 20, the municipal health clinics provide counselling and information on issues like sexuality, sexually transmitted diseases, contraception, drugs, family and relationships.

Young people can meet us every wednesday at Høyanger helsestasjon from 14:30 to 16:30. You don`t have to make an appointment in advance.

Maternity care

The municipality offers maternity care to pregnant women. They may choose themselves to go to a midwife or a doctor. Maternity care involves regular check ups and counselling, as well as reservation of ultrasound and registration at the hospital. Home birthing is still fairly uncommon in Norway, though there are growing numbers of midwives qualified to perform home births.

Høyanger helsestasjon is located in Høyanger helsesenter, Storgata 8, Høyanger, 3rd floor.

Dental care

For children in Norway up to the age of 18, dental care is provided free of charge. There is a 25 per cent discount for 19 and 20 year-olds. Please contact Høyanger tannklinikk, Telephone:  57 71 45 30.

Further information

For further information about these services please feel free to contact Høyanger municipality's service office, telephone: 57 71 15 00 or by e-mail: