Los Algodones, Baja California, is actually considered part of the municipality of Mexicali, Baja California. Algodones has about 15,000 residents. It’s main industries include tourism, agriculture and brick making. Algodones annually caters to tens of thousands of year-round and winter residents of Yuma who come to purchase medications, seek medical or dental care, eat and shop.
People who go to Mexico to purchase penicillin and other antibiotics should be aware of a new regulation that requires them to present a prescription, issued by a doctor either in Mexico or the United States.