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Landspítali - National Hospital
If it's an emergency, DIAL (00354) 112 and have an ambulance pick you up!
Landspítali is where you're likely to go if you need medical attention in Reykjavík. They have the emergency room and more general services.
IF YOU ARE IN NEED OF URGENT MEDICAL ATTENTION, CALL 112.
The emergency room is open 24 hours a day. You should bring any documents that are related to your health history and current medications. The wait can be several hours if the problem is not life-threatening.
You can also get a phone consultation with a nurse if your health condition is non-urgent, by dialling (00354) 1770 between 5 pm and 8 am on Mondays to Fridays, and 24 hours a day on weekends.
If you aren't covered by your own insurance, and intra-governmental medical treaties don't apply to you, you will have to the full cost of your medical treatment yourself. If you are a resident of Scandinavia, you are covered. If you are from the EU/EEA, bring the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) with you to Iceland and present your passport at the hospital (to prove residence). If you are not otherwise covered, we highly reccommend you get some travel insurance.
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- All Ages
- Families With Children