(Santa Fe) – The New Mexico Department of Health’s Las Cruces Public Health Office will be hosting a three-day back-to-school immunization clinic on Thursday, August 6th, Monday, August 10thand Tuesday, August 11th from 9 a.m. to Noon at the Cineport 10 Movie Theatre at the Mesilla Valley Mall, 700 S. Telshor Blvd.  The immunization clinic is open to the public and immunizations will be administered at no cost. All parents have to do is bring a copy of their child’s shot record and Medicaid or private health insurance card, if they have one.


The special clinic is part of the Got Shots? Protect Tots! immunization campaign. The New Mexico Department of Health, the New Mexico Immunization Coalition (NMIC), the New Mexico Primary Care Association (NMPCA), and healthcare providers from across the state are partnering again to host immunization clinics from Aug. 1 to Aug. 15 for children 18 years old and younger.


For more information on the no-charge immunization clinic, call the Las Cruces Public Health Office at (575) 528-5001.


Childhood immunizations are the most effective preventive health intervention, resulting in a 90 percent reduction in vaccine preventable diseases since the 1950s. Immunizations are required for children attending day care and school.


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