Medical Facilities & Services
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. Payments can be made
with insurance that covers air ambulance transport, credit cards, or 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 and now undergoing a major expansion (2017)
is located near Eagle Beach in the "low rise" resort area. 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
The hospital does not accept foreign checks or any health insurance plans for payment.
Payments may be made by credit cards or cash only. Check with your home health insurance plan to see
if you can be reimbursed for expenses incurred in Aruba.
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 that can be contacted through your hotel's Front Desk.
Dr. Rudy Engelbrecht, Centro Medico, Pastoor Hendrikstraat 10, San Nicolaas, Aruba Tel: (297) 584-8833.
A 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) 586-0448.
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 or
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 may rent 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 or 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 our Website
or email us
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 see our Website
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 see
or Tel (297) 568-4787 or (297) 600-4787.
(Boticas) will not fill a foreign prescription but will assist you
in making arrangments with a local doctor if necessary. Boticas also carry the usual
over-the-counter medications and additionally there is always one drug store open 24 hours on a
rotating schedule for emergency situations.
Dialysis services are provided by the Posada Clinic. contact the Center at: Posada
Clinic Aruba (Center for Hemodialysis) L.G. Smith Blvd. #14 Oranjestad,
Tel: (297) 582-0840 Fax: (297) 583-5664 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reservations are required three months in advance.
Visitors with Disabilities
Visitors with disabilities don't have to worry about a thing. All handicapped travelers are accommodated and
welcome. Facilities in Aruba meet all standards.
Most hotels in Aruba have handicap accessible wheelchair friendly rooms.
Personal assistance animals are permitted if accompanied by a health certificate reflecting recent rabies innoculations.
Medical Services at the Airport
Queen Beatrix International Airport is friendly to all travelers with a major or minor disabilities and is wheelchair friendly.
The airport meets all standards set forth by the ADA (American Disabilities Act) including restrooms, holding rooms,
ticketing and check-in areas and
food service areas. Attendants are always available with wheelchairs. There is also a fully equipped medical facility with highly
trained professionals. Arrangements can be made through this facility for special needs upon arrival and/or departure as well as
emergency treatment while at the airport. Personnel are also permitted aboard aircraft in emergencies and for evaluation.
Sabana Liber 8, Noord
Tel. (297) 586-7295, Thurs. and Sat., 8:00 p.m. . 9:00 p.m.
Al-Anon Family Groups
Support for Families and friends of alcoholics
Patiastraat 25, Dakota, Mon., 7:00 p.m.
Narcotics Anonymous (Aruba Recovery)
Meetings 2 or 3 times a day. Pick up service
For more information call (297) 583-8989 after 8:00 p.m.