Assistance and care

To enjoy Zeeland to the full, please respect the latest COVID-19 safety rules. Check them here in English.

Accidents happen. So it pays to be prepared and to know where care is available. To help smoothen any such problems during your stay in Zeeland, here are the essential care services which you may need.


Called ‘apotheek’. Forgot your medicines? Maybe you’ve caught too much of our famous sun, or wind? The chemists are used to serving visitors and can usually help you straight away. In most chemists, you’ll find English- and German-speaking staff.


Called ‘dierenarts’. Has your pet got a problem? Snagged its paw maybe? Or you know there’s something wrong, but don’t know what? It’s always best to check with the vet.
Click here to find the nearest vet.

Doctor, general practitioner (GP), physician

Called ‘huisarts’. Has one of you fallen ill? Had a small accident? Best to check with the GP. Here are some of the GPs you can consult.


Called ‘ziekenhuis’. In Zeeland and on Goeree-Overflakkee, you’ll find four hospitals. So you’ll be in good hands. Just like all other services, the health services in the busy summer period are all set to be of assistance. Of course, we would rather you arrived healthy, and left even healthier.

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