Emergency Numbers and Addresses in Acapulco

At some point on your vacation in Acapulco, you might find it necessary to visit the hospital or police. In case you do not have access to a yellow pages directory, here are some important emergency phone numbers and addresses.

Acapulco Hospitals and Health Concerns

• Red Cross - 445-5912, 445-5911 (local emergencies, dial 065) - Av. Ruiz Cortines s/n
• Hospital Centro Medico - 482-4692, 482-4693 - José Valdez Arévalo 620, Centro
• Hospital General - 445-5877, 445-6608 - Av. Ruiz Cortines 128
• Hospital del Pacifico - 487-7180, 487-7161 - Calle La Nao 4 y Fraile, Fracc. La Bocana
• Hospital Privado Magallanes - 485-6194, 485-6544 - Wilfrido Massieu 2
• Neurotics Anonymous - 486-3291, 485-5541 - Chihuahua No. 1, Col. Progreso
• Alcoholics Anonymous - 485-0318
• Aca-SIDA Aids Group A.C. - 446-5719, 484-1175

There are also pharmacies on just about every street corner in Acapulco.

Acapulco Police and Public Safety

If you are a foreigner, you might want to contact your embassy before getting involved with the local police. . .

• Public Security (Police) - 485-0650, 485-0862
• Highway Police - 441-3438, 441-3436
Tourist Police - 485-0490
• Federal Investigation Agency - 485-2671
• Missing Persons - 481-1100, 481-2268

Acapulco Fire Department

There don't seem to be many fires in Acapulco (or Mexico in general) because most buildings are made of cement, stone, and/or steel, but just in case:

• Main Office - 484-4122, 484-4123
• Neighborhoods - 441-6223
• Mercado Central - 480-1389
• Coloso - 468-6066
• Pie de la Cuesta - 460-2112

International Phone Calls to Acapulco, Mexico

• Mexico Country Code - 52
• Acapulco City Code - 744

For example, to dial the Red Cross in Acapulco directly from the US, dial:
1-52-744-445-5912
(other sites tell you that the city code for Acapulco is just 74 - they are mistaken)

Embassy Information for Acapulco

Acapulco Government Offices