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Health Phone Numbers

Medical Emergency
118

Alcoholics Anonymous
06 47 42 913

Archè – HIV+ children and their families
06 68 80 53 77

Drogatel
800 016600

Overeaters Anonymous
06 88 45 105

The Samaritans
06 32 94 323

Red Cross
06 55 10

Medical Guard
06 58 20 10 30

Poison Emergency Pol. Gemelli
06 30 52 343

Poison Emergency Pol. Umberto I
06 06 490 663

Pharmacy

La Farmacia sells prescription and over the counter drugs. They also sell a variety of products, from vitamins to shampoo and beauty products. You can recognize a pharmacy by its characteristic green cross. Most pharmacies accept Bancomat (cash card) and major credit cards (VISA and Mastercard). Most pharmacies close at night, lunch time, and holidays. Some offer round the clock service or take turns to stay open.

Drug Delivery

People older than 65 and handicapped that live alone can have urgent medicines delivered home at night and during holidays. The doctor’s receipt must specify urgente. Call 06 22 89 41 for service. Some pharmacies take turns to open at night and during holidays. Night sales have a surcharge.

EU Travel Forms

Visitors from EU and other countries with medical coverage agreements should get one of these forms in order to get full coverage in other EU countries, including Italy. Ask your medical coverage organization at home before leaving your country.

E111
Exclusively for tourists. This forms guarantees emergency medical coverage.

E128
Workers posted temporarily to another member state and any members of their family who accompany them and students temporarily in another member state to study and any members of their family who accompany them.

Italian Sanitary Service

Anyone in Italy is entitled to free emergency medical care. If you’re planning to live in Italy, you should sign up with the national sanitary service. Italy offers medical coverage to every resident, regardless of nationality, occupation, and financial status. This is one of the best social medical coverage models in Europe. Even foreigners with no regular papers are entitled to medical coverage.

For more information go to your local ASL office or call 060606 (english and other six languages spoken Monday to Saturday, 4:00pm to 7:00pm)

Employed Workers
Permit of stay, Codice Fiscale, Latest proof of salary or contribution to IMPS, Certificate of residence or self certificate, name and acceptance letter of doctor of choice.

Free Lancers,
Permit of stay, Codice Fiscale, name and acceptance letter of doctor of choice.

Students
Permit of stay, Codice Fiscale, Receipt of payment of postal account, name and acceptance letter of doctor of choice.

Unemployed
Permit of stay, Codice Fiscale, Ufficio di Collocamento, name and acceptance letter of doctor of choice.

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