Emergency Medical Care in Atlantida
About an hour by car. In Canada it was 15 minutes. Have not used the hospital. Have not used emergency services. Clinics are mutualistas - you belong and use their doctors and clinics and hospitals for a monthly fee.
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Quality of Healthcare in Surrounding Area
There are specialists about 1/2 hour away but for anything major you go to MVD which is an hour or more from me.
Yes they are available. It is cheaper to get a prescription and pick them up at the pharmacy of the mutualista you belong to. You can also get them at a local pharmacy. if you have the container you often do not need a prescription for common items
They are probably similar in price to what I would have paid in Canada
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