Hospital

Ålands Hälso och sjukvård (ÅHS) is in charge of public health care in Åland. It offers medical care to both the local population and visitors. This includes everything from preventive care to specialised hospital care.

If you are insured in an EU country, you are entitled to medical treatment during a temporary stay in another EU/EEA country if you can prove this with your European health insurance card. You are then entitled to treatment under the same financial conditions as the locals in Åland and you will pay the same charges as the islands’ own inhabitants.

Non-EU residents should make sure they travel with travel insurance.
www.ahs.ax

Emergency medical care

Call 112 in case of serious accidents or severe illnesses.

Defibrillators around Åland

There are around 200 defibrillators in Åland. Go to www.hjartstartare.ax and download the mobile app m.hjartstartare.ax which is showing where the nearest defibrillator available when you are staying in Åland. Save the app on your mobile desktop so that you are able to help if you would get into a situation where a defibrillator is the only way to help the person receiving dangerous arrhythmia or sudden cardiac arrest.

Pharmacies

Centralapoteket

Skarpansvägen 24

Tel. +358 18 19714

Första Apoteket

Torggatan 3
22100 Mariehamn
Tel. +358 18 16 511

Godby Apotek

Godby Center
Tel. +358 18 421600

Kumlinge Apotek

Kumlinge
Tel. +358 18 55408

Important phone numbers

• General Emergency Number: 112
• Emergency ward: +358 18 5355
• Medical assistance: +358 18 538 500
• Dentist on duty: +358 18 14 600
• Veterinarian on duty: +358 18 14 900


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