Tourists, Snowbirds, Permanent Residents: Do You Know How to Respond to a Medical Emergency?

By Melanie Lansing

Whether you are here one week, two months, or on a permanent basis, being prepared for a medical emergency is extremely important. Tragedy can and unfortunately does strike. Many of us take for granted that the 911 operator will answer the phone and direct us as needed. Here in Mexico, things work very differently. For one, bilingual operators are not always available, and when they are, they may not understand you. Knowing how emergency response works and what you need to have all of your ducks in a row could mean the difference between life and death.

“How to Be Prepared for a Medical Emergency in San Miguel”
Fri, Feb 13, 6-8pm
Doors open at 5:30pm
Teatro Santa Ana
La Biblioteca
Reloj 50A
Information and resource area in Sala Quetzal: 5-8:30pm
50 pesos

Plan to attend Peace of Mind in San Miguel’s seminar on “How to Be Prepared for a Medical Emergency.” Timely information will be provided on how to plan, prepare, and respond to medical emergencies in San Miguel. Local medical and legal experts will be present to answer questions from the audience and provide valuable tips. You can prepare for medical emergencies and take ownership of life situations that may seem out of your control. At this two-hour presentation, you can access information and resources that will help you reduce your risk of medical tragedy. This is not a sales presentation.

Seating is limited, so please be sure to arrive early. Bring a pen and paper to take notes. See you at La Biblioteca on Friday, February 13.

For further information, please contact: Peace of Mind in San Miguel at 415 108 0810, email: Facebook: Peace of Mind in San Miguel: How To Be Prepared for a Medical Emergency.

Medical emergency topics include:

•Emergency medical response services: How do they work here?

•Public and private hospitals: What’s the difference?

•Reporting emergencies: Who to call and what to expect?

•Legal documents: What do I need carry while in Mexico?

•Life or death preparedness: What facts do I need?


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