Friday, December 21, 2018

Baja California Mexico Health Alert - From the U. S. Consulate General Tijuana, Mexico

Baja California Mexico Health Alert!

  The U.S. Consulate General advises U.S. citizens of several cases since August 2018 of antibiotic-resistant infections affecting U.S. patients following surgery at the Grand View Hospital in Tijuana. 

 U.S. citizens considering seeking medical care overseas should carefully review the risks associated with medical tourism provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

  Actions to Take:
Review CDC’s information on the risks associated with any and all Baja California, Mexico surgery or medical procedures. 

  Contacts for Assistance:
U.S. Consulate General Tijuana, Mexico
01-664-748-0129 (from Mexico)
1-844-528-6611 (from the United States)

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444