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Medical Facilities

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY OR AN ACCIDENT GO TO THE NEMOCNICE ATLAS, A.S. (HOSPITAL ATLAS ):
Třída Tomáše Bati 5135
760 01 Zlín
Tel. No.: +420 571 857 110
Emergency cases
International students can of course use this medical service in both emergency and non-emergency cases. A valid insurance card is required when visiting a doctor or a medical facility in the Czech Republic.

In case of urgent need of medical attention at a time when doctors’ consulting rooms are not open, you should go to the emergency service at:
Krajská nemocnice Tomáše Bati a.s. (Tomas Bata Regional Hospital)
Havlíčkovo nábřeží 600
Zlín

Emergency service for adults
21st Pavilion – Tel. 577 553 260
Surgery hours:
Mo – Fri: 17:00 – 21:00
Sat, Sun, holidays: 08:00 – 21:00

Emergency dental care
21st Pavilion – Tel. 577 552 848
Surgery hours:
Sat, Sun, holidays: 08:00 – 13:00

The administration fee for a medical emergency is CZK 90.
Pharmacies
Prescription drugs and medicines are sold only in pharmacies. Most common non-prescription drugs are now available at hypermarkets as well. Pharmacies may be recognized by the prominent green Cross displayed over the shop-front. Many have staff who can speak English or German.

Validity of Medical Prescriptions:
prescription from emergency service is valid for 24 hours
prescription for antibiotics is valid for 5 days
prescription for opiates is valid for 3 days
her prescriptions are usually valid for one week

In case of need of some kind of medicine in the evening, at night or over the weekend, when shops are normally closed, there is a non-stop pharmacy located conveniently in the Bata Regional Hospital, Havlíčkovo nábřeží 600.

The emergency telephone numbers in the Czech Republic are listed below:
112 Emergency calls – central number (international, communication in foreign languages)
150 Fire brigade
155 Ambulance (local, communication in the Czech language only)
156 Municipal police
158 Police

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