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Where can I go to get emergency health care and how much it costs? Do I need certain documents?
Persons who have applied for or have been granted temporary refuge are gaining access to urgent health care. This is provided by the outpatient emergency service in the relevant region or city where the patient is located or at the central hospital reception in that city. Contacts can be found here .
Health Line for Ukraine – Rapid medical consultation in Ukrainian available free of charge, daily from 7:00 to 19:00 by phone +421 2 21025075 or online chat at ua.diagnose.me .
In case of an urgent health problem, it is necessary to call the Emergency Medical Service on the number 155 or 112.
Can I talk to a doctor in Ukrainian/Russian?
Health Line for Ukraine – Rapid medical consultation in Ukrainian available free of charge, daily from 7:00 to 19:00 by phone +421 2 21025075 or online chat ua.diagnose.me .
Two contact centers for patients from Ukraine have been operating in Bratislava since April (Nemocnica akademika Ladislava Dérera and Nemocnica sv. Cyrila a Metoda on Antolska Street) providing emergency medical care with Ukrainian-speaking staff. Both centres are open on weekdays from 8:00 to 14:00.
Where can I go to fill my subscriptions or treat long-term conditions and how much it costs?
Prescribed medication as well as some over the counter medication will be provided for Ukrainian citizens with the status of temporary protection free of charge.
I am pregnant, where can I get gynecology care?
You can get free gynecological care and consultations at several clinics; full list with details here .
Can I get vaccinated against Covid? Do I need certain documents?
Regardless of their status, Ukrainian nationals staying in Slovakia are entitled to free coronavirus vaccination.
Can I benefit from public health care?
Do I need to register in order to obtain health coverage and if yes how?
You must apply for temporary protection (refuge) or asylum. In both cases you will be entitled to urgent and necessary indicated health care. This also means such health care that the doctor recommends by examination. There is an emergency service in the relevant region or city, or a central hospital reception. Once you receive the temporary protection or asylum you will be entitled to the full health care coverage. In the event of a threat to life, health care is provided immediately to everyone in the Slovak Republic.
More information on the official Government's site ua.gov.sk .
What does public healthcare cover?
With the health card, most services are covered or reimbursed, including preventative care, diagnostics and treatment, nursing and natal care.
Where can I go to get mental health support and how much it costs? Do I need certain documents?
Mental health services are covered by public insurance. You need to contact a district doctor and present a proof of temporary protection. Then, the relevant specialist will be recommended. You don't need any specific documents. In case of need, you can contact free and anonymous crisis lines that provide psychological help in the Ukrainian language: