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Banks -- The local branch of Cayman National Bank is at 14 West End, Cross Roads (tel. 345/948-1451). It's open Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm and Friday 9am to 4:30pm. It has the only ATM on the island.

Dentist -- For dental service, call tel. 345/948-2618.

Emergencies -- The main safety issues here are related to climbing the Bluff. In the event of an accident, the only rescue agency is the fire department. Dial tel. 911 to reach them.

Hospitals & Clinics -- The government-run Faith Hospital is at Stake Bay (tel. 345/948-2225). The hospital is open daily 24 hours. For a nonemergency consultation with a doctor, you can visit the hospital daily from 8:30am to 5pm. The Cayman Brac Clinic at Tibbetts Square, West End (tel. 345/948-1777) is open Monday to Friday 8am to noon and 3 to 6pm, and Saturday 9am to noon. For clinic treatment outside opening hours, call tel. 345/948-2363.

Internet Access -- You can access the Internet at Brac Reef Beach Resort, South Side (tel. 345/948-1323), which provides Wi-Fi in the lobby daily from 7am to 9pm. Internet access is also available at the post office for CI$6 per hour.

Pharmacies -- The hospital and clinic mentioned under "Hospitals & Clinics" have small pharmacies, which generally share the same opening hours as the hospital or clinic.

Post Office -- The Cayman Brac Post Office, West End (tel. 345/948-1422), is open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5pm and Saturday from 9 to 11:30am. There are also branch post offices near Tibbetts Square in Stake Bay, at Watering Place, and at Spot Bay. These are all open Monday to Friday 9 to 11:30am and 1:30 to 3pm.

Water -- Tap water is distilled seawater and is perfectly safe to drink.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.