Approx. 90 percent of County Council operations is to be referred to as health care. Primary care with units in each municipalities, is the base of the county´s health care.
The General Practitioner, with his/hers team takes care of basic health care, maternity welfare, child welfare, and individual prevention. There are five hospitals within the County Council for somatic care and one hospital for psychiatric care only.
Dental health care
The County Council offers all children and youth, from 0-19 years old free dental care. It´s also responsible for specialist dental care and offers dental care to adults. Dental care is performed at 28 public dental clinics and clinics for specialist care throughout the county.