Emergency Numbers, Hospitals and Helplines

Who can you contact in the event of an emergency in Zurich? The list below shows the most important phone numbers and addresses at a glance.

If you are assaulted, suffer a medical emergency, or lose something valuable, the following phone numbers and addresses will help. 

The Most Important Numbers at a Glance

International emergency number 112  
City of Zurich police 117  
Fire service 118  
Ambulance/Rescue services 144  
REGA Swiss Air-Rescue  1414        
Toxinfo (in cases of
poisoning/information about poison)
145        
Emergency dentist +41 44 262 11 11   Theaterstarsse 14, 8001 Zürich
Emergency doctor & emergency psychiatrist +41 44 421 21 21    
FDFA helpline consular services +41 800 24 7 365        
City of Zurich lost property office +41 44 412 25 50  Werdmühlestrasse 10, 8001 Zürich

24-Hour Pharmacies

Bahnhof Apotheke +41 44 225 42 42 Bahnhofplatz 15, 8001 Zürich
Bellevue Apotheke +41 44 266 62 22 Theaterstrasse 14, 8001 Zürich

Hospitals in the City of Zurich

University Hospital Zurich +41 44 255 11 11  Rämistrasse 100, 8091 Zürich
Stadtspital Triemli  +41 44 416 11 11 Birmensdorferstrasse 497, 8063 Zürich
Stadtspital Waid  +41 44 366 22 11 Tièchestrasse 99, 8037 Zürich
Kinderspital Zürich
(University Children's Hospital Zurich)
+41 44 266 71 11 Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zürich

Personal Crises

Dargebotene Hand
(The Helping Hand helpline)
143
Helpline for children & youths 147
Zurich helpline for parents +41 44 261 88 66  
Crisis intervention unit (KIZ)
at the University Psychiatric Clinic
+41 44 296 73 10    
Refuge for girls +41 44 341 49 45