Healthcare in San Francisco
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The healthcare system in San Francisco enjoys a good reputation and is defined by exemplary medical centres and good access to treatment.
Most businesses in the area hiring expats will provide health insurance. It is extremely important to have full medical insurance in the US as hospitals are extremely expensive and non-emergency care can be refused without it.
Pharmacies in San Francisco are widely available in the form of chain pharmacies, in-store pharmacies that are part of a grocery or department store, and independent chemists.
Hospitals in San Francisco
California Pacific Medical Center
Address: 3700 California Street, San Francisco
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek
Address: 1601 Ygnacio Valley Road, Walnut Creek
Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center
Address: 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco
University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Address: 505 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco
Address: 2000 Mowry Avenue, Fremont