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What are healthcare services like in Lake Atitlan?

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We asked retirees if they have access to good medical care in Lake Atitlan. They wrote...

"Lake Atitlan has several hospitals and clinics that offer a variety of healthcare services, including primary care, basic diagnostics, and some specialty care. The largest and most well-equipped hospital is the Santiaguina Hospital, which has an emergency room and intensive care unit. There are also a few private clinics in the lake area, as well as several pharmacies. Medical care in the region is generally good, although there may be a language barrier due to the predominance of Spanish-speaking doctors and medical staff. Expats who don't speak Spanish are advised to bring someone who can help communicate with medical staff. Most medical services in the area are relatively affordable, and travel insurance might cover the cost. In general, medical care in Lake Atitlan is sufficient for short-term visitors or expats, but those with chronic or serious illnesses may need to seek medical treatment outside the region," wrote a member who made the move to Lake Atitlan, Guatemala.

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