Department of Health Relocates Las Cruces Immunization Services

December 12, 2014

Services previously provided in west Las Cruces move to city’s east mesa

(Las Cruces) –  The New Mexico Department of Health announced today it is closing its West Las Cruces Immunization Center, 1850 Cooper Loop, Building A, and relocating its immunization services to the East Mesa Public Health Office at 5220 Holman Road.

“We made the decision to move immunization services to the east side of the city to better serve our local residents,” said New Mexico Department of Health Southwest Region Director Ray Stewart. “Our west Las Cruces office was located in a primarily industrial part of town. Moving our immunization center to the East Mesa will provide additional services to one of the most rapidly growing residential areas in Las Cruces.”

Tuesday, December 16th will be the last day for services at the west Las Cruces location.

Immunization services will be provided on a full time basis at the East Mesa Public Health Office beginning on Monday, January 5th. Part time services will be provided at the Las Cruces Central location during the interim at 1170 N. Solano Drive in the Preventive Medicine Clinic, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.  You may call (575) 528-5001 for more information or to make an appointment.

In addition, immunizations for persons through age 18 are available with no charge/fee under the federal Vaccines for Children (VFC) program at Ben Archer Health Centers (BAHCs) in Las Cruces at the following locations:

1998 Motel Blvd.                                                           1600 Thorpe Road
Las Cruces, NM 88007                                                   Las Cruces, NM  88012
Phone: (575) 541-5941                                                   Phone: (575) 382-9292
Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.                             Hours: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Tues. Thur. 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                             Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Please call the Ben Archer Health Centers for details on their services.

For more information on the Department of Health’s Southwest Region visit http://nmhealth.org/about/phd/region/sw/

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