Are there any particular health concerns? What is the quality of available medical care? What medical conditions typically require medical evacuation?

None, as Brownsville, Texas has many medical facility options. - Apr 2018


Can't drink the water but we have bottled water and a distiller. We get all of our medical care across the border in Texas. Orthodontia is cheap in Matamoros and there are quite a few options. - Aug 2016


Medical care in Brownsville is not great. It is adaquate, but not great for U.S. standards. Some people get minor stuff done on the Mexican side for next to nothing, we weren't that brave. - Aug 2015


No major health concerns outside of the occasional stomach bug. Medical care is surprisingly lacking in Brownsville and neighboring cities. Anything major will be medevac'ed to Houston or DC. - Feb 2012


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