Traveling to Fussen should not concern tourists in regard to the medical services available here.

Anyone who is a European Union resident has medical protection when they are in Germany . If an EU resident becomes ill or needs emergency health services while in Germany , their care will either be free or subsidized by the government.

Anyone traveling from a country outside of the European Union can purchase medical travel insurance for their trip or they can check with their personal health insurance company to find out the procedures for health emergencies while in a foreign country. Keep in mind that most foreigners must pay cash for medical services (credit cards are usually not taken) and then be reimbursed by their insurance company.

Fussen, which lies inside of Bavaria, does have instances of tick bites. Sometimes, tick bites can lead to Lyme disease. If planning to hike or be in the wilderness during a vacation here, remember to cover as much of the body as possible with tight-fitting clothing.

The emergency phone number for medical services in Germany is 112. This number can be used if a person cannot make it to a hospital on their own. The emergency medical service in Fussen is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.