Region Gävleborg is responsible for public health and medical services. There are four (4) health centres in Sandviken municipality. The national dental health services clinic in Sandviken is at Gävlevägen 80
Tel: +46 (0)26-27 81 83, 27 82 45
If you need medical advice dial 1177
You can get advice about illnesses , symptoms and other problems, self-care, treatment and medical products.
In the municipality services for care of the elderly include home-help services, homes designed for the elderly and day services.
Persons with functional disorders that have been certified by a doctor have the right to special transport services for journeys both within the municipality and in the rest of Sweden.
All persons who are 65 or older and registered in the county can purchase senior travel cards. The card is personal and is valid for journeys with X-Trafik´s busses and trains and with Tåg i Bergslagen´s trains within the county of Gävleborg. The card can be ordered from X-trafik. A card valid for 2015 costs SEK 2 880. After you have ordered your card you can collect it from the nearest postal services locality.