Emergency telephone numbers

In case of an emergency, quick medical care is often essential and lifesaving. The emergency center (Notfallzentrum) of the Cantonal Hospital offers its services on a 24/7 basis and is fully equipped.
Telephone 041 399 11 44
Fax 041 399 11 41
In any life-threatening situation, caused by accident or sickness, please directly use the emergency number 144.
In all other cases you may use the doctor’s association emergency number 0900 008 008 (CHF 3.23/Min.) of the Kanton Zug, operating 24 hours, 365 days a year.
Experienced and trained staff will gladly answer any questions and coordinate any emergency doctor appointments in the Kanton Zug (family doctors as well as specialists such as pediatricians, gynecologists, psychiatrists, etc.).
The number for dental emergencies is 0844 22 40 44.

Other Emergency Numbers:

117 Police
118 Fire brigade
144 Ambulance
140 Vehicle assistance 
145 Poison centre (see also www.toxi.ch/eng/welcome.html)
143 Samaritans
1414 REGA air rescue
147 Childline
112 Europe-wide number for combined emergency services

If you are an American woman living in Switzerland and experiencing abuse, you can get free, confidential help from Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center.

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