If you are new or even an old resident of Switzerland, make sure you are prepared for an emergency in your new country. Take a moment right now and do one of two things.

First, print the numbers listed below and tape them to your refrigerator.

2015-09-24-asunc_268bnweSecond, program these numbers into your phone

Switzerland:

FIRE – 118

POLICE – 117

AMBULANCE – 144

POISON – 145

EUROPE – EMERGENCY SERVICES – 112

Basel Area:

Kinderspital – Pediatric Emergencies – 061 704 12 12

Universitäts – Kantonsspital Basel – 061 265 25 25

Dental Emergencies – 061 281 47 67

Pharmacies – 061 263 75 75

If you are interested in learning more about first aid response, consider registering for a course in English through HealthFirst. The classes are delivered in English and the course material is invaluable. The next course is scheduled for March 17, 2017 at Kindermusik in Dreispitz.

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