Health and Safety to go on Martinique

Mosquitoes

As in any tropical region, mosquitoes are present. Insecticides and long clothing are mainly used in the evening and night. Sleep under a mosquito net if you do not have air conditioning. In addition, some mosquitoes can transmit dengue or you chikungunya disease present in most tropical countries. The incubation period is usually 5 to 6 days. Protect you. href="http://www.sante.gouv.fr/la-dengue-information-et-prevention" More

The Sun

As everywhere, sun exposure without or with inadequate protection can cause burns that can be serious. Prolonged exposure is avoided. Use high protection sun creams. So you will spend the best vacation without sunburn. Other than burning, the sun can cause dehydration which can sometimes be serious. Refresh yourself often.

Vaccination

No special vaccinations are required of French nationals, Europeans and North Americans. For people from South America, Africa and some Caribbean islands, an international certificate against yellow fever may be required. The recommended vaccines DTP (Diphtheria Tetanus-Polio) to date, and vaccination for hepatitis A and B

Emergencies and hospitals

The Martinique has a regional and university hospital center (CHU) with modern technical equipment and several peripheral hospitals.
Emergency numbers:
- Fire: 18
- Samu 05 96 75 15 75 or 15
- SOS Doctor: 05 96 63 33 33
- Police Secours: 17
- CROSSAG (Sea Rescue): 05 96 70 92 92/05 96 63 24 50

The different hospitals:
CHU: HOSPITAL-PIERRE Zobda QUITMANN
97200 Fort de France
Tel: 05 96 55 20 00 / Fax: 05 96 75 50 60
HOSPITAL
LAMENTIN Tel: 05 96 57 11 11

HOSPITAL OF CARBET CENTER (REHABILITATION CENTER)
Lajus
97221 Le Carbet
Tel: 05 96 78 02 20 / Fax: 05 96 78 02 38
HOSPITAL OF TROIS-ILETS
Empress Josephine Avenue
97229 Trois Ilets
Tel: 05 96 66 30 00 / Fax: 05 96 68 41 01
SAINTE-MARIE CLINICAL
Cluny road
97200 Fort de France
Tel: 05 96 71 22 22 / Fax: 05 96 60 04 43
CLINIC SAINT PAUL

Clearing 97200 Fort-de-France
Tel: 05 96 39 40 00 / Fax: 05 96 39 41 36

REHABILITATION CENTRE AND CONVALESCENT

Anse Colas 97233 Schoelcher
Tel: 05 96 72 79 19 / Fax: 05 96 39 41 36