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066 EMERGENCY - Similar to 911 in Canada/USA and 999 in the United Kingdom.
Dial 066 and ask for the emergency service you need.


Melaque Tourist Police Station TOURIST POLICE BASE - Melaque/Barra
(Policía Turístíca Sub-Comisaria)
Emergency number 066, Tel: (315).112-8023
Located in Villa Obregón at the foot of Calle Alejandrina.
**English Spoken**


POLICE STATION Melaque/San Patricio 355.5080  Villa Obregón 355.6090  Canadian Embassy

Melaque/San Patricio police station is on Calle López Mateos No.52 (upstairs)  Tel: (315).355.5080  Located behind the Delegación Municipal (Municipal Office) on the north side of the plaza.  Comandancia Municipal De Police (Villa Obregón), Avenida Benito Juarez No.510, Tel: (315).355.6090. Open 24 hours everyday.


POLICIA FEDERAL PREVENTIVA - Highway Patrol The Federal Police Station - Highway Patrol.
(Policía Federal Preventiva - PFP)
Tel: (315).355.6225. 
They are open 24 hours.
Located at the junction of Mex 80 & 200 Hwys, just North of Melaque.

AMBULANCE  355.2300 or Telcel 065

Medical Emergencies: Call (315).355.2300 (Telcel 065) for a Red Cross Ambulance (Cruz Roja), which will rush you to a hospital in Cihuatlán or Manzanillo.  Ambulances can also be dispatched through the police station at (315).355.5080 (Delegation Melaque). 


The Civil Protection Paramedics Group (Protección Civil Edo.) provides ambulance, rescue, firefighting and disaster relief services.  Tel: (315).355.6375  Telcel: 116
Located North of Melaque at the junction of Mex 80 & 200 Hwys, beside the Federal PFP Police.

MEDICAL CLINICS  355.5880, 355.6144, 355.6150

 Clínica de Salud San Patricio-Melaque

Clinica IMSS  "Centro de Salud"  24hr emergency service
Government sponsored "Free" medical clinic.
Calle Gordiano Guzman No.11
Tel: (315).355.5880  Old Photo  
Directora: Dra. Raguel Holanda Garin Chavez.
Open Monday to Friday 8-10:30 am, 2-4:30 pm.
Note: This clinic only addresses basic situations, consultations, simple wounds and bites.
Service Cost is by Donation.



Medica Cihuatl Melaque
Gómez Farías esquina Tamarindo No.78
Tel: (315).355.5896
Gynecology, Orthopedic doctor, Pediatrician, Allergy Specialist, Dental Cleaning & Drugstore.


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Hospital Manzanillo
Boulevard Miguel de la Madrid No.444
Private Hospital
Tel: (314).336.7272, (314).336.7273
Fax: (314).336.7230
Valle de Las Garzas 28869 Manzanillo, Colima


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Hospital Civil Manzanillo
Avenida Elias Zamora Verduzco No.1500
Public Hospital
Tel: (314).332.0029
28869 Manzanillo, Colima
Located in Colonia Arboledas.



Clínica Médica Echauri (Manzanillo)
Blvd. Costero Miguel de La Madrid No.1215
Private Hospital.  Doctors speak English.

Tel: (314).334.1666, (314).334.0444
cmechauri @
Located in Salagua across from Soriana shopping mall.


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Hospital General de Manzanillo
Av. Elías Zamora Verduzco S/N (frente al banco Banamex)
CP 28860, Manzanillo, Colima.
Tel: 314 33 47 490, 314 33 47 491, 314 33 47 492
Public Hospital


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Hospital Médica Pacífico
Avenida Palma Real No.10
Private Hospital.

Tel: (314).333.3047, (314).334.0385  Website
dralvarado @
Located in Salagua off Miguel de La Madrid (km 13)


 Dra. Maria del Carmen Gonzalez Anaya

Dra. Maria del Carmen Gonzalez Anaya
Gordiano Guzman No. 15
General Practice

Cel: (315).355.5757
Located in San Patricio across from Centro de Salud.


 Ana Catalina Padilla Cortés

Dra. Ana Catalina Padilla Cortés
Avenida Emiliano Zapata No.1-B  (Villa Obregón)
General Practice

Cel: (315).100.2547
Open Monday to Friday 10am-2pm, 4pm-7pm,
Saturday 10am-2pm.

Located on the corner of Calle Alvaro Obregón.


 Dra. Rosa Vivas Alcaraz

Dra. Rosa Vivas Alcaraz
Calle Reforma No.72  (Villa Obregón - CP48972)
General Practice, Obestetrician, Surgeon.
(Medico Cirujano Partero)  20 years experience.

Cel: 044.315.109.7777, (315).112.1523
Universidad de Guadalajara CED.PROF. 2394014
Open 9:00am - 2:00pm.
Located 2 blocks toward Barra from Ava's rest.


 Dr. Ernesto Carbaljal Real

Dr. Ernesto Carbajal Real    (Dr. Since 1984)
Avenida Morelos No.47-B
Medicina General, Adults & Children.
Tel: (315).355.5477
Open Mon - Fri 9am-1pm & 5-7pm, Sat 9am-1pm.
Closed 1pm - 5pm.
Located half block East of Jardín San Patricio.


 Dr. Roberto Pimienta Woo

Dr. Roberto Pimienta Woo
Avenida Ramon Corona No.128
General Practice: Médico, Cirujano y Obstetra

Tel: (315).355.5077 (office)
Cel: (315).100.1865  drwooster @
Knowledgeable in alternative medicine & Iridology.
Located one block from Calle Alvaro Obregón.


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Dr. Oscar A. Carreón Guerrero
Calle Alvaro Obregon No.13A (Villa Obregon)
Cel: (315).107.3564 
Open Monday-Friday 9am-8pm, Saturday 9am-2pm.
General Practice, Electrocardiograms.
Universidad de Guadalajara CED.PROF. 5757210


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Dr. Jorge Abel Rivera Quiroz
Calle 18 de Septiembre
General Practice

Cel: (315).108.6089
Located in Jaluco across from the gas station.

DENTISTS  (Dentistas)


Dr. Eduardo Arturo Pimienta Woo, Sr.
Dr. Eduardo Arturo Pimienta Barbosa, Jr.
Calle Gordiano Guzman No.17
Implantes Dentales, Odontologia General
Tel: (315).355.5426 (office)
Tel: (315).355.5518 (home) Emergencies Only!
Located opposite the central clinic.



Dr. Jorge Torres Tornero  (Cirujano Dentista)
Avenida Benito Juárez No. 14 (59)
Odontología General.  SCT No.14/25033

Tel: (315).355.5526 (office)  Cel: (315).100.5204
Open Monday - Friday 10am-2pm & 5pm-8pm.
Saturday 10am-2pm.

to the right on Taco Row.
'Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara' 


DENTAL CONSULTORIO  Dra. Shelena Columba García C.  (Cirujano Dentista)
Avenida Ramón Carona No.16
Tel: 01.(315).355.6625 (office)
Dental Consultorio
RayosX, Profilaxis, Obturaciones Estéticas,
Endodoncia, Prótesis, Blanqueamiento Dental.
Located at the corner of Venustiano Carranza.


Dr. Luis Antonio Pimienta Woo  Dr. Luis Antonio Pimienta Woo (Dentista)
Avenida Ramón Corona No.128-A
Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry.
Crowns, Bridges, Dentures, Cleaning & Whitening.
Tel: (315).355.6216  Cel: (315).108.7283
Open Mon - Fri 9am-2pm, 4pm-9pm,  Sat 9am-2pm.
Located in the same building as Dr. Roberto Woo.


Amigos de Melaque is local group helping with community projects.  They meet twice a month on Tuesday mornings at Gonzalo's restaurant in Villa Obregón.  For information contact Tony Ward at (315).355.6259.

HELP!  The Manzanillo Foreign Community Association

Emergency help for tourists visiting the Melaque area can obtained from the HELP! society in Manzanillo. Tel: (314).334.0977  Fax: (314).334.2447  Cell:044(314).357.0743  E-Mail  Web Site  Mail: A.P.No.65, La Villa de Los Pichones, Santiago, Colima - Mexico 28860   More Info

HELP!  The Manzamigos Community Association

"Manzamigos" assistance group help tourist in the Manzanillo area.  Find them at the Sunset Lounge every Thursday after 6 p.m.  Information contact Nigel Rumford at (314).333.3128  E-Mail

CANADIAN EMBASSY - Puerto Vallarta    Canadian Foreign Affairs  US Embassy

Consular Agency of Canada in Puerto Vallarta.
Plaza Peninsula, Local Sub F, Boulevard Francisco Medina Ascencio 2485, Zona Hotelera Norte
48300 Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco - Mexico
Tel: (322) 293-0098 / 293-0099, Fax: (322) 293-2894
From Canada dial: 011-52 + the number, From Mexico dial: 01 + the number
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Jurisdiction: Coast of Jalisco and States of Colima and Nayarit.
Guadalajara Canadian Consulate: 01(333).671.4740.
Guadalajara American Consulate: 01(333)268.2100