Medical Insurance & Health Care
Ensure to contract medical insurance before travelling abroad. Even when European Union nationals are generally eligible for free medical care, it is recommended to contract additional insurance covering repatriation. Dental treatment must be paid for. Emergency treatment and non-hospital first aid are free for all visitors to the Czech Republic.
There are some medical centres and clinics (mostly private) with good English-speaking medical personnel. At Government facilities and hospitals, staff and doctors speak good English. Nearly all medical clinics will accept medical insurance and credit cards, and have an on-site pharmacy.