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With the arrival of summer, the Florentine Chianti area will activate a service born from the collaboration between the towns of the Town Union of Chianti Fiorentino and the Azienda Sanitaria Locale, in order to meet the needs in an area of Tuscany heavy with tourists.

A “guardia medica” for tourists, a network of health providers added to the 118 phone service and the “guardia medica” available all year, will be introduced.

The “guardia medica turistica” is aimed at visitors to the Chianti territory. It will be active from Juy 1 to August 31 and will be conducted by physicians who are offering their service, with schedules in various “walk-ins”, available thanks to the associations of the territory. The service will offer office and house visits during the day with the payment of a fee.

Here are the details: In the Township of Greve in Chianti, aid will be available at the site of the  Associazione Volontariato Grevigiano (via della Pace, 8 tel. 055 8544777) and will be guaranteed three times a week: Wednesday and Friday from 8 AM to 1 PM, Saturday, from 2 PM to 7 PM.

In the township of Tavarnelle, the service will be offered at the Misericordia (via Naldini 24 tel. 0558076426/8050778) every Monday from 2 PM to 7 PM.

In  San Casciano assistance will be active on Thursday, from 2 PM to 7 PM at the seat of the Misericordia (via Morrocchesi tel. 055 820023).