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What better place to begin, continue or enhance your well being than in beautiful Puerto Vallarta? Whether you are here on vacation or here to stay, the many health and beauty services available in Puerto Vallarta will keep you feeling fit and looking absolutely marvelous.

As with any international travel destination, Puerto Vallarta offers an unsurpassed menu of beauty treatments and medical services that will keep you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and revived. In addition to the availability of the latest techniques and technologies, the costs of these services are dramatically less expensive than in the States.

Bilingual medical, dental, chiropractic, and physical therapy services, as well as modern hospitals with high-tech equipment and fully accredited physicians, assure that patients can expect the same quality of health care in Puerto Vallarta as they would receive in the US – and prescription drugs are readily available, and at reasonable prices!

Puerto Vallarta is also home to dozens of gyms, spas and fitness centers that offer day packages, vacation packages and even full memberships for those of us who live here year-round. Local beauticians know all the latest hairstyles, coloring, skin and nail care techniques – and these beauty treatments cost about a third of what it would cost at home.

Vacation surgery is gaining popularity, and since most of these procedures are relatively quick, it’s easy to take home not only a tan but a little tucking as well. Liposuction, tummy tucks and other ‘remedial measures’ cost less than half what they do up North, yet they’re staffed by highly trained and board certified professionals.

Puerto Vallarta has a competent, confident and cutting-edge medical community. And since prominent hospitals, world-class gyms and spas, and well-known beauty salons continue to be attracted here, it’s easy and affordable to pamper yourself with professional health and beauty treatments that’ll leave you looking, and feeling, like a million bucks.


October 2022 Puerto Vallarta Health News and Clinics

As the founder of HealthCare Resources Puerto Vallarta, Pamela Thompson is committed to providing locals and visitors with the most up-to-date health information and services. Here's her October newsletter, which covers all the latest health news and clinics.

SETAC Activates Monkeypox Protocol in Puerto Vallarta

Responding to the health emergency declared by the World Health Organization, the SETAC Community and Wellness Center has put into place a community protocol for monkeypox in the city of Puerto Vallarta that includes health promotion and prevention, primary care for affected patients, and confirmation of possible cases.

Remodeled Puerto Vallarta Regional Hospital to Open Soon

The Governor of Jalisco, Enrique Alfaro Ramírez, reported that very soon they will be able to reopen the Regional Hospital of Puerto Vallarta which, along with the rest of the regional hospitals throughout the state, is being remodeled with an investment of more than 118 million pesos.

AMLO Wants IMSS-Bienestar to Cover All of Mexico by 2023

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said last week that his administration aims for all of Mexico to be covered by the IMSS-Bienestar health program by the first half of 2023. With this, the federal government would assume control of the public health service around the country, 'to improve healthcare services in Mexico'.

Demand for COVID-19 Screening Tests Decreases in Vallarta

The director of the Eighth Health Region, Dr. Jaime Álvarez Zayas, reported that the demand for COVID-19 detection tests in Puerto Vallarta has decreased over the last two weeks, going from 100 to 10 per day. Meanwhile, at the Regional Hospital, there have been zero hospitalizations for this virus for the last four months.

Number of Covid-19 Cases in Vallarta Continues to Rise

Despite the fact that 95 percent of Vallartenses over the age of 12 have had at least one dose of the biological against Covid-19, 1,500 new infections were registered in Puerto Vallarta during the first two weeks of July. However, hospitalizations remain low, and there have been no reported deaths due to SARS-CoV-2.

Vaccination Campaign for Ages 5-11 Starts Tuesday in Vallarta

Covid vaccinations for children between 5 and 11 years of age will take place in Vallarta between Tuesday and Thursday of this week. About 6,500 doses of the Covid-19 vaccine will be available between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm at the La Lija Sports Unit, in Coapinole, and at the Naval Hospital.

With 5 Total Monkeypox Cases, Mexico Rules Out Pandemic

To date, Mexico has recorded a total of five monkeypox cases, four in Mexico City and one detected in Puerto Vallarta, and there is no evidence that it could develop into pandemic levels, Undersecretary of Health Hugo Lopez-Gatell reported during Tuesday morning's press conference.

Immunotherapy Clinic Offers Free Health Seminar June 22

Did you know Puerto Vallarta has had a stem cell clinic specializing in medical research and regeneration medicine and anti-aging treatments for over 15 years? Find out more about stem cells, the treatments available, and ask the Immunotherapy Clinic doctors questions at a free health seminar on Wednesday, June 22 at 5 pm at The Palm.

Number of Covid Cases in Puerto Vallarta on the Rise

The Covid-19 pandemic is not yet over. Proof of this is that in the last week, 3 schools and government buildings in Puerto Vallarta had confirmed cases, which led to additional measures being taken. Further proof of this was evidenced by the SARS-CoV-2 detection tests that were carried out in the module that was installed in Parque Hidalgo last week.