Public Services in Sao Paulo

Emergency services in Sao Paulo

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Make a note of the following phone numbers:

  • Medical Emergency (ambulância): 192
  • Fire Service (Corpo de Bombeiros): 193
  • National Police (Polícia Civil): 197
  • Military Police of São Paulo (Polícia Militar do Estado de São Paulo): (11) 3616 5000
  • Federal Police (Polícia Federal): 660-2483
  • Sea Rescue (Salvamento Marítimo): (21) 2104 6119

Pharmacies in Brazil are normally open from 8:30am to 7pm, six days a week (closing either on Sunday or Monday) with many staying open till 10pm. They remain open during lunch time. There are also many 24-hour pharmacies in São Paulo, to locate one near you call 136.

To find the pharmacy nearest you Click here and select your city (Cidade) and neighbourhood (Bairro)

Update 13/12/2010

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