Information for people travelling on Crete
Since Crete is known as a popular holiday destination with high tourist traffic, you will find some important information that may be of interest especially for our guests from abroad. The Private Hospital Tsepeti is aware of and prepared for the tedious situations in which a holidaymaker will find himself, in case of an acute illness or an accident.
In the private Hospital Tsepeti there are English-speaking doctors, who besides their medical commitment are willing to help in the clarification of cost coverage and communication with the appropriate insurance carrier.
Patient admission: (+30) 28210 28828
Emergency Call (also in english): (+30) 697 058 57 00
Recommendations for travel planning In summary it can be stated that no specific health precautions must be taken before your trip to Crete. The recommended vaccinations in Western Europe are sufficient in Greece as well, where an adequate immunization for tetanus, diphtheria and hepatitis A should be ensured.
The following documents are recommended to be carried with you, whenever you travel:
In case of chronic diseases it should be considered to create a list of diseases, including a list of medication (which can be supplemented with a Greek translation - easily accomplished by a translating service or site on the internet) in order to avoid any potential language problems in advance.
In case of suffering from rare chronic diseases, it would be advisable to gain information prior to departure at the appropriate Internet forums, to clarify whether a specific medical care is maintained at your holiday location. Again, it is recommended to create a small note with the keywords of the disease in Greek or English.
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Papanastasiou Str. 9, city center, 73133 Chania Crete GR35.51020 24.03289
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