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Emergency numbers

General Emergencies: 112

Hospitals in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

EU citizens who hold an EHIC (European Health Insurance Card) are entitled to healthcare services just like local residents. For non-residents, you won't struggle too much to find well-equipped hospitals here. There are 2 main hospitals in the city:

Hospital Insular Hospital Doctor Negrin (a newer hospital)

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"Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is an incredibly safe city for solo female travelers, and aside from pickpocketing, there is little you have to worry about. I felt very safe even when walking around on my own at night."
Steph Kloeckener, writer at A Nomad's Passport

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Best travel insurance for Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Travel insurance isn't mandatory, but recommended. 
Choose a plan that offers coverage for Covid-19 and unexpected quarantine.


*this information is taken from the official CDC website

Being up to date with routine vaccinations is all you need when traveling to Spain.

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