Medical Facilities

Drug stores cannot fill a prescription from a doctor that does not practice on the island but will advise you how to obtain one if necessary. One drug store in each district is open for 24 hours on a rotating basis for emergencies.

Pro-Air Ambulance service is certified to fly to all cities in the United States. Their aircraft, equipped as an ICU unit, can provide medical personnel for the flight. Pro-Air makes arrangements for ambulance service to the airport, handles all customs and immigration procedures both in Aruba and at the destination. Payment can be made with insurance that covers air ambulance transport, credit card, and bank-to-bank transfer. Tel: (297) 592-9050

Dr. Horacio Oduber Hospital in Aruba boasts a 280-bed hospital equipped with reputable medical staff and modern equipment. The hospital, which opened in 1976, is located across from Costa Linda Beach Resort and the Alhambra Bazaar and Casino. Services such as oxygen tanks and hemodialysis are available. It functions as a general hospital with established ties to the U.S., Colombian, Venezuelan, Puerto Rican and Dutch hospitals for specialized treatment and care. The hospital does offer overseas medium coronary care; hemodialysis and emergency care as well as provide specialists in a wide range of fields. For information on any special medical needs, please contact Dr. Horacio Oduber Hospital, Sasakiweg, Aruba. Tel: (297) 527-4000 Fax: (297) 587-0321.Hotels have medical doctors and dentists on call. Appointments can be made through your hotel.

Centro Medico: Dr. Rudy Engelbrecht. Pastoor Hendrikstraat 10, San Nicolaas, Aruba Tel: (297) 584-8833 Medical center equipped with a reputable medical staff and modern medical equipment. Consulting hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 12pm and 3pm to 5pm. Emergency assistance is available 24 hours, seven days a week.

Urgent Care Aruba: Noord 63. For immediate medical assistance Urgent Care Aruba, a private independent provider, offers professional and affordable urgent care when you need it the most. With no appointment necessary and a 24/7 availability, their scope of care is vast, and conditions they treat range from common symptoms to injuries. They also feature an onsite accredited and certified clinical laboratory. For more information please visit their website: or call (297) 5860448. Download Brochure or View Video

Labco Medical and Homecare Service N.V. Fergusonstraat 52, P.O. Box 1147, Aruba Tel: (297) 582-6651 (297) 583-7156 Fax: (297) 582-6567 Website: 24-Hour service is available. Free delivery. The company is affiliated with the American Home Healthcare Association as well as the National Oxygen Travel Services of America.

They have a close contact with the Dr. Horacio Oduber Hospital. Besides leasing or selling medical products, visitors have the possibility of renting products such as walkers, wheelchairs, hospital beds, crutches, commodes, side walkers and a complete system of oxygen therapy with cylinder or concentrators, as well as nebulizers. The Labco Medical and Homecare Service helps the physically disabled feel that they have a home away from home when it concerns their care and special needs.

Essential Health Supplies caters to travelers and islanders alike who require mobility equipment such as mobility scooters, wheelchairs, beach wheelchairs, oxygen concentrators and a variety of other medical equipment and health supplies in Aruba.  Conveniently located in front of Aruba’s main Hospital and in the center of the Hotel zone, Essential carries a diversity of medical equipment for sale and for rent for travelers with disabilities, injuries or merely for travelers requiring more accessibility.  Essential Health Supplies offers a quick and convenient option delivering all rentals free to all Hotels, including evenings and weekends.    Essential is open Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 6:00 pm and Saturday from 10am-2:00pm.  To contact us or book a rental call (297)587-0940 or for delivery and emergency service off business hours call (297) 563-0415. For online booking  visit or write to

LiteLife Medicab Aruba provides professional door-to-door medical transportation with trained driver-attendants for those in need of wheelchair and specialized transportation.  Four vans with hydraulic lifts and one with a ramp.  Maximum of five persons per van. For more information: or Tel (297) 585 9764 / Fax (297) 585 9765

Adapted Happy Wheels rents beach wheelchairs that easily maneuver through sand and float in a pool or the ocean.  They will deliver to the customer’s place of stay or their beach of choice.  The mobi-chair allows ease of transfer to or from a wheelchair, entry into the water and exit from the chair while in the water. For more  information: or Tel (297) 568-4787 or (297) 600-4787.