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144 for life-threatening emergencies

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Life-threatening emergencies are accidents or medical conditions occurring at home or in public places that require rapid intervention and/or immediate hospitalization to avoid serious health consequences.
Wait times for the Geneva Emergency Care Network (RUG)
Online medical consultation
Before you go to the emergency department at Hôpital de La Tour, we encourage you to do an online medical assessment to determine whether you need to attend in person. If you do come in, and because of the coronavirus, we ask that you bring no more than one friend or relative with you.

Emergency care at Hôpital de La Tour

Fast-track care
Care for non life-threatening emergencies so you can get the diagnosis and treatment you need quickly.
  • Open every day from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Specialized care
24/7 care for more serious cases

Emergency care for adults

Hôpital de La Tour
  • +41 (0)22 719 60 00
  • +41 (0)22 719 61 11

Pediatric emergency care

Hôpital de La Tour
8AM - 10PM every day, without appointment (night shift temporarily suspended because of the current health situation).

Emergency telephone numbers

Poison control center
  • 145
  • 117
Fire department
  • 118
La Main Tendue helpline
  • 143
After-hours pharmacy