Emergency Numbers for Merida, Yucatan

Due to a middle-of-the-madrugada 3:00 AM “fire drill” one recent morning*,  I offer the following Emergency Phone Numbers for people to print before coming to the Yucatan.      Print    and keep in your rental   or enter them into   your cell phone  for/before/while you are here?

General Emergency Number:  066

Red Cross (Cruz Roja) Ambulance  065  or   924-9813

Clinica de Merida  & ambulance    925 7398

Clinica de Merida is on Izaes 2 blocks South of the “Dondé” Glorieta (Miguel Hildalgo Glorieta on Circuito Colonias) – near Centro – they have their own ambulance service – and they offer the quickest transport to an ER for most of Merida (Except NE & E Merida).***

Sami Ambulance Service  925-4048       serves Star Medica
(good if you live North or North East)

Alfa Ambulance Service   924-1322        serves Star Medica
(good if you live North or North East)

Merida Police Dept    942-0060
(for problems inside Mérida Centro)

Yucatan State Police**    930-3200
(for problems outside Mérida Centro)

Merida Fire Dept       924-9242    or   923-2971

TaxiMetro  982-2250  or   168-0510

Green Angels Roadside Assistance   983-1184

Star Medica   930-2880     ext 5 for emergencies
Calle 26  #199  x  Fracc. Altabrisa

CFE (Electricity)  071

JAPAY  (Water)  930-3450

Telmex (Phone)  01-800-123-0000

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*The good news,  no one was arrested and no one was jailed last night in all of Mérida – not bad for a city of 1 million…  (discovered after calling State & Local Police).
…  and my friend was ok – He just fell asleep in an unusual place,  and did not want to wake his wife by calling to tell her why he  didn’t   come home…   no fun waking up at 3:00 AM to find Hubby   missing and unaccounted-for…

**Police: Secretaría de Seguridad Pública
Km. 45 Periférico Poniente, Tablaje Catastral 12648
Polígono Caucel Susulá, Mérida, Yucatán, México

***I understand that Clinic de Merida is the only hospital in Yucatan to keep a cardiologist and appropriate lab techs on staff 24/7 for rapid diagnosis and rapid confirmation of heart attacks and stroke – so patients can get the critical care needed within that critical 1’st hour – where lab techs must be present to meet the rapid TAT’s needed for quick diagnosis 24/7

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© Steven M. Fry

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8 Responses to Emergency Numbers for Merida, Yucatan

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  4. Alain Gagnon says:

    Hello, I want to write a Email to the Yucatan state police. Did you have this Email and can you give me the adress please.


    • yucalandia says:

      The Yucatan State Police station is on the east side of Reforma (Calle 72 & C39), two blocks south of the 5 points glorieta of C64/C29/C72/Reforma.

      Their website ( http://www.ssp.yucatan.gob.mx/ ) has a “Contactamos” button you can push to get a pop-up box that allows you to send them an email.

  5. Since the Oct 2011 helpful posting by Steve, the SSP HQ in Merida has moved to the Periferico:

    Secretaría de Seguridad Pública
    Km. 45 Periférico Poniente, Tablaje Catastral 12648
    Polígono Caucel Susulá, Mérida, Yucatán, México

  6. Mary Maron says:

    I am renting a condo in Chicxulub Puerto, Jan, Feb, March. Hammering and power tools overhead go on all day. Do I have a legal right to the peaceful occupation of my condo?

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