(Santa Fe) – The New Mexico Department of Health’s Luna Count Public Health Office at 215 S Silver Ave. in Deming, NM will be hosting a back to school immunization clinic on the following dates and times:
August 4, 2015 9am- 11am and 1pm- 4pm
August 7, 2015 9am- 11am and 1pm- 4pm
August 11, 2015 9am- 11am and 1pm- 4pm
August 13, 2015 9am- 11am and 1pm- 4pm
August 14, 2015 9am- 11am and 1pm- 4pm
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 Luna County Public Health Office at (575)546-2771 and select option 4.
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.