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Important telephone numbers in Greece
  • Ambulance Service: 166
  • SOS Doctors : 1016
  • Duty Hospitals and Clinics: 1434
  • Poisoning First Aid: 210 7793777
  • Pharmacies: 1434
  • Open Line for alcohol drug Addiction: 210 3617089       

In order to have access to necessary health care, tourists from member states of the European Union (EU) wishing to visit Greece must be holders of the European Health Card (EHIC) or any other legal Community document issued by their competent social security agency.

In these cases, the necessary treatment in Greece is provided by:

  • the IKA (Social Security Institute) Health Units (polyclinics) or doctor's offices in the region
  • Regional clinics (former rural clinics) or the Health Centres of the National Health System; and 
  • the outpatients' departments of the hospitals on contract


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