Location Profile

Laredo, Texas

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Laredo, Texas
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Laredo, Texas and belongs to one of the nation’s leading healthcare systems. Over 300 beds and more than 1,300 health care professionals are in the facility. As one of the first accredited Chest Pain hospitals in the area, the provider is a pioneer that offers state-of-the-art technology and a full range of specialties.

Community Overview

Laredo is a town located on the edge of Texas at the southern border that embraces the best of Mexico and Texas all in one amazing spot. From the cultures to the art to the cuisine, each corner of Laredo is touched with a unique blend.

Laredo is a Texas-Mexican town that brims with history and is the largest port with access to the Rio Grande Valley. Throughout the entire city you’ll find signs of the 261-year history of the area and each section of Laredo has its own unique flair. From the public art to the cuisine, this amazing blend of Texas and Mexican cultures has recreated a place beyond description. The area features the El Metro bus system with routes that run 7 days a week so you can see all that it has to offer. Don’t forget the events: Laredo includes Sister Cities Festival, Washington Birthday Celebration, and CarminArte, among others.

Learn more about Laredo at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Laredo Independent School District and the United Independent School District are present in the area. The Laredo Independent School District features 20 elementary schools, 4 middle schools and 4 high schools. The selection of high schools includes Early College High School located on the campus of Texas A&M International University and recognized as one of the top 170 high schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report.  The district features three magnet schools for specialized instruction in STEM subjects. The United Independent School has more than 20 elementary schools, 10 middle schools and 4 high schools. This district has also been recognized by U.S News and World Report with John B. Alexander High School named one of the top 200 schools in the state.

Click here to read more about public schools in Laredo.
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Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

The shopping options of Laredo are plentiful with not only local boutiques and shops to browse, but also several plazas and malls. There’s even a selection of outlet malls if you want to snag a bargain. As for the rest of the city, you’ll find there’s plenty to see, do and explore. Look at the stars at the TAMIU Planetarium, an amazing facility that includes a 40-foot dome, or get hands-on with fun at the Imaginarium of South Texas. History buffs, be sure you check out the Republic of Rio Grande Museum, which recreates a historic 1830 home. The Border Heritage Museum is also another favorite for history fans and you can cap off your visit there with a stroll down the San Agustin Historic District which was erected in the 1700’s. The city also includes plenty of activities for family fun, including a movie theatre, trampoline park, and several splash zones.

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Crime Rate

Crime in Laredo has decreased by nearly 10% over the past year, and the city is safer than nearly 30% of the rest of the country. The city has 986 sworn officers and regularly engages in community interaction to reduce crime incidents.

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