S.O.S. & FAQ about Hévíz, Keszthely and Hungary
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Emergency numbers in Hévíz
European emergency number (Police/Fire/Ambulance): 112
Ambulance & Emergency medical services: 104
Fire-brigade, rescue services, civil protection: 105
This is what you must report:
- Where has something happened? Exact description of the location, street, house number, storey.
- What has happened? Short description of the emergency situation (Fire, accident, is there danger to human life)
- How many are injured?
- What types of injuries/dangers are there?
- Who is reporting the accident?
Hévíz Police Station:
Call +36 83 342-860 daily from 6.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m. or out of office hours call 107
Hévíz Voluntary Firemen: +36 30 272-0007
Medical assistance: Hévíz, József Attila str. 2.
Tel.: +36 83 340-149
Medical on-call duty service
In an emergency, anybody – regardless of citizenship and insurance status – can call an ambulance in Hungary.
An ambulance can be called whenever a patient needs immediate medical attention, in cases such as: Possible danger of life Accident, injury, or any kind of poisoning Final stage of labour, or any problem with on-going pregnancy Severe pain, or other alarming complaints or symptoms (choking, heavy breathing, convulsive vomiting, dizziness, speech impairment, paralysed limb) Behavioural problem endangering the patient’s life or the life of others. The ambulance emergency number from anywhere in the country (from every landline or cell phone) is 112.
The operator will then automatically contact the corresponding ambulance and/or medical institute.
Central medical service operates in our town from 1st July 2014. The location is: Medical Centre, 2 József Attila Street Hévíz 8380 Phone number: +36 92 321 000, or 104
The joint rescue management / dispatching tasks are carried out by the National Ambulance Service’s Operating Group of Zalaegerszeg. The service area of the Central medical service is Hévíz, Alsópáhok, Felsőpáhok, Nemesbük and Zalaköveskút. It serves the guests staying in the town and those who come upon.
Opening hours: Monday– Friday: 4.00 pm – 8.00 am On weekly rest-days and public holidays: 8.00 am – 8.00 am
Paediatrician in attendance is provided within the Central medical service. The on-call time is: Monday – Friday: 4.00 pm – 9.00 pm On weekly rest-days and public holidays: 8.00 am – 12.00 pm, 4.00 pm – 9.00 pm During the on-call time the paediatrician, after being called, is required to appear on the spot of the phone call within 30 minutes and provide medical attendance.
The Emergency Dental Service is provided by the IV. DENTAL LTD in Zalaegerszeg based on an agreement on attendance. Location: IV. DENTAL LTD., 16/D Ola Street Zalaegerszeg 8900 Phone number: +36 92 315 602 On-call time: Monday – Friday: 4.00 pm – 10.00 pm On weekly rest-days and public holidays: 7.00 am – 1.00 pm The Local Government of Hévíz performs a higher level of medical care by providing the Central Medical Service, whose operation hopefully will be to your and our town’s guests’ satisfaction. The emergency medical attendance is provided free of charge for both Hungarian citizens and citizens coming from EEA member states and also outside the EEA region (Russia, Ukraine).
Dr. Szendrődi Miklós Phone: +36 83 342-871 Consulting hours: Monday – Friday: 7.30 - 11.00 a.m. Tuesday: 2.00 - 3.00 p.m.
Dr. Hegedűs Mihály Phone: +36 83 343-403 Consulting hours: Moday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8.00 - 11.00 a.m. Wednesday, Friday: 9.30 - 11.30 a.m.
Dr. Mikolás Andor Phone: +36 83 342-855 Consulting hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8.00 - 12.00 a.m. Thursday: 1.00-5.00 p.m.
Dr. Kovács Judit paediatrician Phone: +36 83 343-382 Consulting hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8.00 - 11.00 a.m. Thursday: 10.00 a.m. -1.00 p.m.
Hévíz, Kossuth str. 5.
Phone:+36 83 343-421; +36 83 540-023; +36 83 540-024
Monday - Friday: 8.00 a.m. -6.00 p.m.
Saturday: 8.00-12.00 a.m.
Sunday: 8.00-12.00 a.m.
Hévíz, Vörösmartystr. 14.
Monday - Friday: 7.30 a.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Saturday: 7.30 a.m. -3.00 p.m.
Pharmacy in the Hospital
Hévíz, Dr. Schulhof Vilmos Promenade 1. Tel.: +36 83 501 700/ 230
Monday – Friday: 8.00 – 12.00 and 13.00 – 15.00 Saturday 8.00 – 12.00
Telephone in Hévíz
The international code for Hungary is 36.
Making a phone call within the country: 06 - regional number -telephone number.
The regional number of Budapest: 1
Telephone numbers in Budapest consists of 7 digits while countryside numbers are 6-digit.
Electricity in Hungary
Voltage is 220 Volt, frequency is 50 Hz.
the currency of Hungary is forint (HUF), the abbreviation of the forint you'll seen on price tags is "Ft".
Coins: 1, 2, 10, 20, 50, 100 Bank notes: 200, 500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10 000, 20 000
In popular touristy areas like in Budapest or in large cities the major shops accept Euro or USD and in this places, hotels and shops usually accept major credit cards.
It's best to have forints with you especially if you plan to travel around a lot.
Websites to buy vignettes (E-matrices) for toll roads:
TV antenna: Tel: 83/544-008 (Telefon mit Voicemail, die sofort sendet Ihnen eine Meldepflicht)
E.ON Dél-dunántúli áramszolgáltató Rt.: 0-24 Uhr: 06 80/205-020
Közép-dunántúli Gázszolgáltató Rt. 0-24 Uhr: 06 80/301-301
Dunántúli Regionális Vízmű Rt. Nyugat-balatoni Igazgatósága Hévízi Üzemvezetőség: Montag bis Freitag 7.00-15.00-ig: 83/341-951 Wochenenden: 83/548-022
Hévíz TDM Egyesület: Vorsitzende: Horváth Orsolya Adresse: 8380 Hévíz, Rákóczi u. 2. Tel/fax.: 06 83/540-131, Fax: 06 83/540-132 E-mail: heviz @ tourinform.hu, info @ hevizmarketing.hu
Szobakiadók Szövetsége: Vorsitzende: Lajkó Ferenc Adresse: 8380 Hévíz, Széchenyi u. 18. Tel.: 06 20/384-3865 E-mail: info @ hevizszallas.hu
Hévízi Turisztikai Nonprofit Kft.: Ügyvezető: Horváth Orsolya Adresse: 8380 Hévíz, Rákóczi u. 2. Tel: 06 83/540 070, Fax: 06 83/540 071 E-mail: office @ hevizmarketing.hu
Termál Út Kis-Balaton Kerékpáros Egyesület: Vorsitzende: Karádi Szabolcs Adresse: 8380 Hévíz, Kodály u. 26. Tel.: 06 30/9694-076 E-mail: tekeregyesulet @ gmail.com
Public Holidays 2016
- 1 January - New Year's Day
- 15 March - Revolution Day
- 27 March - Easter Sunday
- 28 March - Easter Monday
- 1 May - Labour Day
- 15 May - Whit Sunday
- 16 May - Whit Monday
- 20 August - Saint Stephen's Day
- 23 October - Republic Day
- 1 November - All Saints' Day
- 25 December - Christmas Day
- 26 December - Day in Lieu