Emergencies

El Petén's only hospital is in San Benito, a suburb of Santa Elena. Medical facilities in El Petén are not as modern as in the rest of the country. If you're really sick, consider getting on the next plane to Guatemala City. Centro Médico Maya in Santa Elena has physicians on staff, though little or no English is spoken.

Contact Emergency Services

Police (502/7926–1365; 110 police emergency; 120 police emergency.)

Centro Médico Maya (4 Av., 2 Av y 4 Calle, Zona 1, Santa Elena, Petén. 502/7926–0180.)

Hospital Nacional (San Benito, Petén. 502/7926–1333.)

Pharmacy

Farmacia Nueva (Av. Santa Ana, Flores, Petén. 502/7926–1387.)

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