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Integrative Whole Health Clinic (IWHC) Appointment & Reservation Information
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Laws governing border crossing procedures constantly change and differ from country to country. You are advised to research and abide by all laws mandated by the country from which you are traveling from and returning to.
Traveling from & Returning to The United States
This information is copied from US Government website pages and is subject to change. Please use the link below to be sure this information is current.
Currently effective: All U.S. citizens must show proof of identity and proof of U.S. citizenship when entering the United States from Canada, Mexico, Bermuda and the countries of the Caribbean by land or sea. Acceptable documents include: U.S. Passport Book, U.S. Passport Card, or other document approved by the Department of Homeland Security**. U.S. citizens who do not have a single document verifying identity and citizenship must present both an identification and citizenship document; for example, a driver’s license and a copy of a birth certificate or naturalization certificate.
Effective June 1, 2009: The U.S. government will implement the full requirements of the land and sea phase of WHTI. The proposed rules require most U.S. citizens entering the United States at sea or land ports of entry to have a passport, passport card, or other travel document approved by the Department of Homeland Security**.
* Click here for Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative - US GOVERNMENT PAGES
- CHILDREN: U.S. citizen children under the age of 16 will be able to present the original or copy of their birth certificate, or other proof of U.S. citizenship such as a naturalization certificate or citizenship card.
- Groups of U.S. citizen children ages 16 through 18, when traveling with a school or religious group, social organization, or sports team, will be able to enter under adult supervision with originals or copies of their birth certificates or other proof of citizenship. See the Department of Homeland Security's GetYouHome.gov for more information on the changing travel requirements.
** Department of Homeland Security - U.S. Passport and WHTI Compliant Documents:
U.S. Passport: U.S. citizens may present a valid U.S. passport to enter or re-enter the United States when traveling via air, land or sea from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean region, and Bermuda.
The U.S. Passport Card: The passport card is only valid for re-entry into the United States at land border crossings and sea ports-of-entry from Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean region, and Bermuda.
WHTI-Compliant Travel Documents for U.S. citizen travel via land or sea, as of January 31, 2008:
- Trusted Traveler Cards (NEXUS, SENTRI, or FAST)
- State Issued Enhanced Driver's License (when available)
- Enhanced Tribal Cards (when available)
- U.S. Military Identification with Military Travel Orders
- U.S. Merchant Mariner Document when traveling in conjunction with official maritime business
- Native American Tribal Photo Identification Card
- Form I-872 American Indian Card
Traveling in to Mexico
IWHC recommends you obtain Mexico car insurance if driving in to Mexico.
Entering Mexico (in Spanish or English only): http://www.inami.gob.mx/EN/index.php?page/I_want_to_travel_to_Mexico_as_Tourist
Link to Current Info Concerning Travel in to Mexico (in Spanish or English only): www.sectur.gob.mx/wb/secturing/sect_eng_manual_of_tourist_entry (pdf)
US Info Concerning Travel in to Mexico : travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_970.html
About Your Stay at Integrative Whole Health Clinic (IWHC)
Integrative Whole Health Clinic (IWHC) is conveniently located just ten minutes from the border of California in Mexico. IWHC is nestled high in the hills of Tijuana in a converted private villa.
Our private rooms include two beds, a flat screen TV with US cable channels, telephone (local and reverse charge calls only), wireless internet connection, and a private bathroom. Although not necessary, IWHC recommends that you bring one companion to provide you with moral and emotional support. Meals are provided for you and your companion at no extra charge when complete protocols are being taken.
If you plan on bringing your cell phone, please remember to make sure your current mobile plan allows international calls before you arrive in Mexico.
Integrative Whole Health Clinic provides:
- Transportation to and from San Diego International Airport (25 minutes away)
- Bilingual professional staff
- Organic kitchen which prepares meals for our patients and their companions
- Bottled Water
- Mail service is available for your convenience. Give your cards or letters to the staff and the clinic will provide the appropriate stamps/postage.
- Fax service is available. If you need to send a fax please see one of our staff.
Our fax number is 011-52-664-681-4048
- Secure safe for valuable personal items
- Nutritional education
Other Services available (extra charge):
- Laundry service ($5 USD per bag/load)
- Dental care
- Other medical specialties such as Sclerotherapy, Plastic Surgery, etc.
- Massage therapy (including lymphatic massage) at the spa or in your own room
- Full service spa treatments
- Additional tour packages (day trips) available for Tijuana, Rosarito Beach, and Ensenada for those patients having Dr. Henriquez’s approval
Things to know before you come:
Medical Records: Patients should bring their most recent test results. (MRIs, PET/CT scans, blood panel, pathology reports, etc.)
Payment: We accept cash, money orders, cashier's checks, and direct bank transfers. Checks need to be made out to "Dr Jose Henriquez". We do not accept credit cards.
Clothing: For your own convenience, please bring comfortable clothes. Turtlenecks and constrictive clothing is not recommended.
- A sweater or jacket
- Slippers or sandals
- Comfortable walking shoes (for emergencies or if you plan to visit the surrounding area during your stay)
- Sleeping attire or pajamas
- Some patients will have a portable chest catheter (port-a-cath) and will need a shirt that will not interfere with the port. This includes a loose fitting t-shirt or front opening shirt/blouse.
- Those who will be staying at IWHC for an extended period (during procedures/boosters), please bring a minimum of 5-7 days worth of clothing
- Laundry service is available for $5 USD per bag/load
Entertainment: We offer in-room cable with flat screen TVs. You will feel quite well, usually much better than when you first arrived. We recommend you plan to bring cards, games, books, magazines, iPods with headphones (or other mpv/music players), small hobby kits (please do not bring anything with harmful elements/fumes/odors), or other modes of entertainment you and/or your companion will enjoy in your free time, that can be contained safely and unobstructively within your room. Please note this is a smoke free area so, for your own health and those of your companions abstain from smoking while on the premises.
Weather: Tijuana is located just minutes from San Diego which is known for its pleasant and mild weather. Average summer temperatures range in the high 80s F (29o to 32o C) and on occasion can reach as high as the low 100's F (37o to 40o C). During Winter months the temperature can drop to the low 40s (8o to 10o) and you may require jackets/sweaters and warm footwear.
Average Temperature: 70º F (21º C)
We suggest you check the following link for the latest weather information: www.weather.com
Email: If you don’t have a laptop or small portable computer with you, emails can be sent to you via our patients@IWHC.com address. Please have contacts put the patients name in the subject line and inform them that the message may be read by the attending staff handling the indirect email. IWHC will print the email and bring it to your room. Return messages will be dictated and sent as directed by the patient or their companion.
Flight arrangements: IWHC can assist you in scheduling your air, bus, and/or train travel. IWHC will arrange to meet you at a specific location for transportation to our clinic. Please confirm pickup 24 to 48 hours before your arrival. Be sure to relate your flight/ride arrangements at least 24 to 48 hours before arriving. An IWHC representative will greet you at baggage claim (or other pre-specified location) with an IWHC sign that will have your name on it. Our representative will assist you with your luggage. Please advise IWHC prior to your arrival if you will be in need of a wheelchair, walker, or other special assistance when you arrive. Please be advised that the clinic has a number of stairs you will need to climb to go up or downstairs to or from your respective rooms.
Scheduling & Reservations
Delayed or Canceled Flights/Rides: Those using air, bus, train, or taxi transportation, please call 800-910-0699 when flight/ride is delayed or canceled so we can respond accordingly. Thanks!
Reservations & Scheduling: To speak to someone directly, contact Beth Faas - firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-910-0699 ext.1 to check availability, make reservations, or if you have questions about your visit. Beth will be sure to confer with Dr. Henriquez concerning special requirements and arrangements as well as to the details of your appointment or stay with IWHC.
Reservation Form: Please answer all questions that apply. All fields marked with an asterisk* are required. Our reservation specialist and information liaison Beth Faas will be handling all of your transportation needs. You will receive further information concerning the details of your travel arrangements once this form has been evaluated.
Please contact 800-910-0699 or click here for further information.