Emergency Services in Algarve

The Algarve has all the modern medical and emergency facilities you would expect, in case of emergency use the national emergency number, if not, then go to local Health Care Center.

Emergency / S.O.S
In the event of an emergency, dial 112, the national emergency service, free of charge, as a note, its the same number for any country in the european union.

The call can be answered in three languages: Portuguese, English and French. If you require medical assistance, you should go to the local Health Care Centre (Centro de Saúde) all the cities in the Algarve have one.

The Hospital Emergency Services must only be used in serious cases.

Hospital Phone Numbers:
Faro – 289 891 100
Lagos – 282 770 100
Portimão – 282 450 330

Faro Red Cross – 289 899 900

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