Pharmacies are easily recognised by a big red "A" (Apotheke) sign. Hours are generally from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. weekdays and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. Pharmacies take turns in providing after-hours services. A list of the pharmacies on duty is posted at the entrance of every pharmacy and published in the daily newspaper. Alternatively, call to find out the after-hours pharmacy. After-hours pharmacies: 08 00 - 00 22 83 3 (recorded message in German) or visit .
A pharmacy in Germany is called an Apotheke. Apotheken are easily identified by a large, red A on the outside of their locations.