Tuesday August 16 2022

Information on the COVID-19 Virus
 One of the concerns amongst health officials has been as the COVID-19 virus moves through an increasing number of people it has the opportunity to evolve. The 1918 Spanish Flu (Kansas Flu) is...
Calling 911 in Mexico for Health Emergencies
The first weeks of January 2017 saw all of Mexico switch to the 911 system for all emergencies. These services include, police, fire, ambulance and naval services, given the proper information 911...
Beware the Doc in the Box & have faith in Public Health
Choosing emergency medical services isn't something most folks take more than a second to think about, until they need it. With the press of providing first aid to someone the first thoughts are...
COVID-19 Testing Requirements for Entering the US and Canada by Air
 For the United StatesThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to ALL air passengers entering the United States.  Masks or a...
Donating blood in Mexico
Recently, a member of the La Paz community was taken ill and required multiple blood transfusions in the recover process. Many of the folks in La Paz learned about the difficulties of attaining blood...
Wearing a Mask and observing health protocoles is the LAW in BCS.
 June 27, 2021 The pandemic has hit a third wave in Baja California Sur, particularly in Los Cabos, closely followed by La Paz. Los Cabos currently has a record high number of active cases and...
Keeping Hydrated in the heat
 When you continue to live and work in Baja year round you need to adjust your habits to avoiding heat stroke by keeping the body hydrated. In this article, we will cover the physiology of...
 On March 31, the same day BCS registered its first COVID-19 deaths, a group of volunteers comprised of marine biologists and medical personnel began a project they call “Pro Paramedicos.” ...
COVID-19 Risk Assessment Chart from the Texas Medical Association
Here is a very interesting graphic estimating the relative risk of exposure to COVID-19. Of course there are a lot of variables, like was everyone wearing a mask at the family gathering? The Texas...
The Baja California Sur Traffic Light System of Alert is at Level 5 Statewide.
Updated 07/13/21 The southern peninsula state of Baja California Sur instituted its own system of evaluation of the COVID-19. The state endured Level 6 in the Spring of 2020, the most severe...
Survey of Norther Americans living in Mexico
The following is a reprint of the synopsis of the International Community Foundation's Survey of retired US citizens living in Mexico. The study sought to find how Americans live in Mexico, their...

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