(+45 only when calling from outside Denmark)
The following central hospital have 24-hour emergency wards:
Aarhus Universitetshospital, Skejby
Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 161, Indgang J3
8200 Aarhus N
Always call the emergency doctor service on tel. +45 70 11 31 31 before you show up. They will not admit you otherwise.
Frederiks Allé 20
8000 Aarhus C
Tel.: +45 40 51 51 62
Open Friday 6pm - 9pm
Weekends and holidays: 10am - 1pm
There is no shortage of pharmacies in Aarhus; just look for the green "a" sign that symbolises the Danish word for chemist: 'apotek'.
Pharmacy, outside normal hours:
Aarhus Løve Apotek
Store Torv 5
8000 Aarhus C
Tel.: +45 86 12 00 22
In most places VISA, Eurocard and Mastercard are accepted.
American Express might not be accepted by the Danish Railway systems and most restaurants.
Banks are generally open from 10:00 to 16:00 on weekdays with late hours until 17:00 or 18:00 on Thursdays (closed Saturdays and Sundays). Most banks have ATMs outside their building.
Denmark, like most other European countries, has 220-volt AC, 50Hz current and uses two-pin continental plugs. If you visit from the UK and Ireland, you will need an adaptor for electric appliances, whereas North Americans need a transformer in order to use their 110/125V appliances. Plug and socket types.
Denmark follows Central European Time (CET) which is one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and six hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time (EST).