HEALTH CARE ACCESS:
Tomatín does not have a health center in the community. The closest center is in the local municipality of Cantarranas, about 40 minutes away walking. The health center is a CESAMO, or the larger of the two different types of health centers that the Honduran government provides. It has a doctor on staff at all times as well as nurses, and even occasionally may have a dentist on staff. The most common illnesses in this community are respiratory issues, the common cold, asthma, and high blood pressure.