Health and Emergencies in Venice / by Marco Secchi


First Aid

Venice - Piazza San Marco 63/65 Procuratie Nuove 

8 am - 8 pm every day

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In case of an emergency, please call 118 which is the national emergency number valid all over Italy, and active 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The call is free on landlines and mobile phones.

Health network project

The “Salute in rete” project organized by the Local health and care services -ULSS 12- offers qualified medical and emergencies services to residents, tourists, business operators, workers, commuters and students through a network of medical centres, units and equipment:


Pharmacies are open from 8.30am to12.30pm, and from 4.00pm to 8.00pm, Mondays to Fridays; and from 9.00am to 12.00 midday on Saturdays.  Opening hours are displayed at the entrance of each pharmacy, together with a night service roster. For more information please check pharmacies on duty

Doctor on call:
This service is operative every day from 8.00pm to 8.00am the following day; and on days before holidays from 10.00am to 8.00am the following day; on holidays from 8.00am to 8.00pm.

  • Centro Storico Venezia tel. 0039 041 5294060

  • Lido Malmocco Alberoni tel. 0039 041 5267743

  • Pellestrina tel. 0039 041 967549

  • Burano tel. 0039 041 730005

  • Murano S. Erasmo tel. 0039 041 5274078

  • Cavallino Treporti Ca’ Savio tel. 0039 041 5300214

  • Mestre Sud – Marghera – Mestre Nord tel. 0039 041 9657999

  • Marcon Quarto d’Altino tel. 0039 0422 824146

Doctor on call for tourists

Exclusively for tourists  in summer, from 13th June to 15th September. Clinic hours and home calls every day from 8.30am to 1.30pm and from 2.30pm to 7.30pm.  The clinic is at Via Lisbona 1 Ca' Vio-Cavallino, Venice. Tel: 0039 041 5300874


Venezia Centro Storico, Isole ed Estuario, Cavallino-Treporti
Venezia Terraferma, Marcon e Quarto d'Altino

First aid point at Lido di Venezia:

Ospedale Al Mare - Centro Sanitario Polifunzionale - (Outpatients clinic)

Paediatric Wards

Ulss 12 Venezia Ospedale SS. Giovanni e Paolo - Pediatria - (Peadiatric ward)
Ulss 12 Mestre Ospedale dell’Angelo - Pediatria - (Peadiatric ward)


Non-urgent healthcare transport with different organizations, see link
Health assistance for foreigners in Italy, see link