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In the event of a medical emergency, seek help at one of the city's private hospitals. Among the most reputable are Milpark Hospital and Sandton Medi-Clinic. You'll find pharmacies all over the city, but when in doubt, there are pharmacies in every Clicks and Dis-Chem store located in shopping complexes citywide.
U.S. Embassy (877 Pretorius St., Arcadia, Tshwane, 0001. 012/431–4000. 012/431–2299. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.southafrica.usembassy.gov.)
Ambulance. 999 or 011/375-5911.
General Emergencies. 10111 from landline; 112 from cell.
Milpark Hospital (9 Guild Rd., off Empire Rd., Parktown West, Johannesburg, 2193. 011/480–5600. www.netcare.co.za.)
Mediclinic Sandton (Main Rd. and Peter Pl., off William Nicol Dr., Bryanston, 2021. 011/709–2000. www.mediclinic.co.za.)
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