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Moving to STX with young kids....pediatricians/family doctors  


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January 11, 2014 3:31 pm  

Hello. My family is thinking about moving to STX from the states but we have small kids. We want to make sure there are good doctors for the kids. Overall what can a family from the states expect from a health care standpoint especially for the kids? Are there urgent care facilities or doctors on call for emergencies? Any thoughts on the STX ER? Thanks for any feedback.

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January 11, 2014 4:30 pm  

There are very good doctors available on STX -- some specialties may be underrepresented if that is needed - I would treat the JFL emergency room as a place for a real emergency not as urgent care.

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January 11, 2014 4:45 pm  

how about education also? you need to check into that.

we have doctors. we have a hospital and an urgent care facility, which is near the hospital.

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January 11, 2014 9:01 pm  

good selection of pediatricians available on island as well as a pediatric neurologist , psychiatrist, Occupational Therapist, Physical Therapist, and Speech Language Pathologist.
If I had a child with.serious medical needs, I'm not sure if I would live here although people do. I know people that fly there kids to Puerto Rico and/or Miami for health care issues.

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