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Where can I go to get emergency health care and how much it costs? Do I need certain documents?

In the event of illness, physical or mental, call the medical helpline on phone number 1813. In case of emergency call emergency telephone 112.

When you are granted a residence permit in Denmark, you will receive a health insurance card from the municipality and will get a doctor. You need to use the health insurance card when you go to a doctor, an emergency room or a hospital. The health insurance card contains the contact details of your doctor and your civil registration number, which is a unique identification number.

Can I talk to a doctor in Ukrainian/Russian?

Almost all doctors speak Danish and English. Ukrainian-speaking and Russian-speaking doctors are not known.

Where can I go to fill my subscriptions or treat long-term conditions and how much it costs?

When you are granted a residence permit in Denmark, you will receive a health insurance card from the municipality and will get a doctor. Your own doctor can find out what is wrong with you and treat you for the most common diseases.

You should always book an appointment before visiting your doctor. This also applies if you become acutely ill during your doctorโ€™s opening hours. Your doctorโ€™s telephone number is stated on your health insurance card.

Your doctor will tell you which medicines to take and where to buy them. If you know exactly what medicines you need, you can buy them yourself at a pharmacy.

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I am pregnant, where can I get gynecology care?

When you are granted a residence permit in Denmark, you will receive a health insurance card from the municipality and will get a doctor. You need to use the health insurance card when you go to a doctor, an emergency room or a hospital. The health insurance card contains the contact details of your doctor and your civil registration number, which is a unique identification number.

You can seek help and advice from the municipality. You can get maternity leave paid by the municipality. The municipality also has special programs for new mothers. The municipality will provide you with more information and put you in a group with new and expecting families.

In the event of illness call the medical helpline on phonenumber 1813.

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Can I get vaccinated against Covid? Do I need certain documents?

Covid-19 vaccince: The North Denmark Region and Central Denmark Region offers free vaccines for Ukrainian refugees, when they have stayed in Denmark for more than 14 days, and are planning on staying longer than 30 days.

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Can I benefit from public health care?

Yes โ€“ full access. When you are granted a residence permit in Denmark, you will receive a health insurance card from the municipality and will get a doctor. You need to use the health insurance card when you go to a doctor, an emergency room or a hospital. The health insurance card contains the contact details of your doctor and your civil registration number, which is a unique identification number.

General Practitioner:

  • Anyone living in Denmark is assigned a doctor who can be contacted in case of illness. Your own doctor can find out what is wrong with you and treat you for the most common diseases.
  • You should always book an appointment before visiting your doctor. This also applies if you become acutely ill during your doctorโ€™s opening hours. Your doctorโ€™s telephone number is stated on your health insurance card.

In the application process you do not have access to full public healthcare. However, anyone who resides in Denmark have access to emergency/acute medical treatment.

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Do I need to register in order to obtain health coverage and if yes how?

No. When applying for temporary protection you will receive a CPR-number which grants you access to the health care system.

What does public healthcare cover?

Health care covers most things such as doctors in general practice, hospital, special doctors, surgery, ambulance, partially supported physiotherapy etc.

Dental care is not included. Private insurance is available but not very common. Less than 50% of Danes have private health insurance because of the public health care system. The leading private health care is the insurance called โ€œDanmarkโ€ which cost 380 DKK quarterly. The insurance covers things such as dental-treatment, glasses and physiotherapy.

Where can I go to get mental health support and how much it costs? Do I need certain documents?

Mental health support is included in the public health care and is therefore free. You need reference from your general practice doctor to be treated at special clinics. You can search for psychologists with provider numbers using this website mceclip0.png to find a psychologist in your area, see wait times, methods and specializations. Unfortunately, the website is not available in English. And thereโ€™s often a wait time if youโ€™re looking for a psychologist on the public scheme. Check sundhed.dk for further options.

Emergency physcological help: Ukrainians in The North Denmark Region who needs phsycological help can contact this hotline: +45 97 64 37 00. Region Nordjylland

In the Capital Region of Denmark you can recieve free of charge counseling and information regarding mental health services via phonenumber: +45 3864 1300.