SOUTH REGION/ 10 SEP 2020/ Families seeking medical care in Mexico amid COVID-19.

SITREP: Low-income residents in Texas are reportedly crossing the border to get medical treatment due to their lack of insurance and the high cost of American medical care.

RECOMMENDATION: Be advised, continual cross-border medical tourism dramatically increases the risk you will become the target of criminals. Department of State recommends “Reconsider Travel”.

SOURCE: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/texas-border-amid-coronavirus-families-are-seeking-medical-care-mexico-n1239755

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/mexico-travel-advisory.html