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Making sure you're always cared for - emergency numbers and health insurance.

Doctors' Services, Pharmacies

Doctors and pharmacies are widely available across the whole of Austria.
Pharmacies have rotating Sunday and evening opening hours, with closed pharmacies displaying the contact details of the nearest open pharmacy.

Emergency Numbers

On-Call Doctor141
Mountain Emergency Service140

Information about local surgery opening times is available from the local police station, the telephone directory and daily newspapers.

Health Insurance

Citizens insured in the EEA (EU, Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway) and Switzerland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro and Turkey can receive the same emergency medical treatment as citizens insured in Austria. This is dependent on a holiday health insurance certificate issued before arrival in Austria. More details are available from state and private health insurance providers in your country of residence.

Health Resorts and Spas

Austria boasts a wide range of health resorts and spas which are all legally accredited and recognized. There is such a variety of treatments on offer that almost every health problem can be treated, improved, or even avoided. Countless spas and wellness centres offer the highest levels of pleasure and relaxation.
Most Austrian health resorts also function as recognized tourism centres with wide-ranging sport and leisure facilities.

Österreichischer Heilbäder- und Kurorteverband
Lützowgasse 12-14
1140 Wien
+43 1 5121904