Emergency

Coronavirus hotlines

The Federal Office of Public Health provides  information  and a hotline:

For the public: 058 463 00 00

For travellers: 058 464 44 88
Operating hours: daily between 8 am - 6 pm

https://www.bag.admin.ch/bag/en/home/krankheiten/ausbrueche-epidemien-pandemien/aktuelle-ausbrueche-epidemien/novel-cov.html#665204926

Medical practice  for consultations (family practitioner) without appointment

Open from 9 am to 7 pm from Monday to Friday and from 9 am to 4pm on Saturday

https://www.permanence-medicale-fr.ch/en/services

Rue Georges Jordil 4

1700 Fribourg

 

  • In case of emergency 

What?

Emergency phone numbers

Ambulances, emergency

144

Police

117

Fire

118

Intoxication/Poison Control

145

La main tendue psychological support by phone

143

Emergency medical treatment (permanence médicale), day and night

026 304 21 36

Emergency dental treatment

026 322 33 43

Emergency room at the Cantonal Hospital of Fribourg

026 426 71 11

Med Home for a home doctor (English speaking doctor available)

026 6 700 700

Further information can be found on: https://www3.unifr.ch/home/en/help.html

 

  • How to pay the medical fees?

 

Students EU / EFTA

During your stay in Switzerland, if you want your consultations to be refunded, you must send the original bill (already paid!) along with the “European Health Card” and your bank account details to: 
Institution Commune LAMal – KVG / Gibelinstrasse 25 / 4503 Solothurn
Phone: 032/625.30.30 / info@kvg.org / http://www.kvg.org/en/home.html

Students non EU / EFTA

During your stay in Switzerland, if you want your consultations to be refunded, you first have to pay the bills and then contact your insurance company that will tell you the procedure to follow in order to have your money back.