Las Cruces host back-to-school immunization clinics

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Monday, August 11, 2014 - 11:36am

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Las Cruces Central Public Health Office will be hosting back-to-school immunization clinics at the Cineport 10 Movie Theater in the Mesilla Valley Mall, 700 S. Telshor Blvd on the following dates:

• Monday, August 11, 2014 @ 8:45 AM - 1:00 PM

• Tuesday, August 12, 2014 @ 8:45 AM - 1:00 PM

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.

For more information on the no-charge immunization clinic, call at 575-523-7991 x10.

Childhood immunizations are the most effective preventive health intervention, resulting in a 90% reduction in vaccine preventable diseases since the 1950s.

Immunizations are required for children attending day care and school.

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