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EMERGENCY AND AMBULANCE SERVICES IN PUERTO RICO

Numero de Emergencia Temporal en Puerto Rico

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DIAL 911 TO CALL AN AMBULANCE IN PUERTO RICO

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HOW CAN I CALL AN AMBULANCE IN PUERTO RICO?

HOW DO I CALL FOR HELP?

DIAL 911 TO CALL AN AMBULANCE IN PUERTO RICO

You can also dial 107 to reach the government ambulance service (“SAME”) directly, if available in that province.

CAN I CALL FOR HELP ANYWHERE?

Yes. You can dial 911 for assistance from all 23 provinces in Argentina. Dialing 911 will put you in touch with the police call center who then forwards your call to the nearest ambulance provider. In Buenos Aires, Córdoba, Tierra del Fuego and Jujuy, you can also dial 107 to reach the government ambulance service (“SAME”) directly.

WHAT OTHER EMERGENCY NUMBERS CAN I CALL?

PRIVATE GROUND AMBULANCE IN PUERTO RICO

AIR AMBULANCE IN PUERTO RICO

WHAT ABOUT IN DISASTERS?
ARE THE RESPONDERS TRAINED?

Yes.

HOW WILL I GET TRANSPORTED?

Ground Ambulance in Puerto Rico

 

WHERE WILL I BE TRANSPORTED TO?
HOW WILL I PAY?

ADDITIONAL INFO

COMMON EMERGENCIES AND RECOMMENDED VACCINATIONS

Common Emergencies in Puerto Rico

Hurricanes

Zika Virus is also a risk in Puerto Rico: 
Alert - Level 2, Practice Enhanced Precautions

Read the CDC’s Zika Travel Notice in Puerto Rico

 

Vaccinations for Puerto Rico

According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), different groups of travelers will require different vaccinations for travel in Argentina:

  • All Travelers:
    • Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine
    • Diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis vaccine
    • Varicella (chickenpox) vaccine
    • Polio vaccine
    • Your yearly flu shot
  • Most Travelers:
    • Hepatitis A
    • Typhoid
  • Some Travelers:
    • Hepatitis B
    • Rabies

Read more about travel in Puerto Rico at the CDC website:  https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/traveler/none/puerto-rico/ (Last accessed: Aug. 7, 2017)

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