2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 24: Health and Safety
Article 5: Immunization, 24-5-1 through 24-5-15
Section 24-5-5: Who may immunize; who must pay.


NM Stat § 24-5-5 (1996 through 1st Sess 50th Legis) What's This?

24-5-5. Who may immunize; who must pay.

The immunization required by Chapter 24, Article 5 NMSA 1978 may be done by any health care provider who holds a license or certificate pursuant to state law that authorizes him to immunize. If the parents are unable to pay, the immunization shall be provided by the public health division of the department of health. The department shall undertake every effort to obtain federal funding to implement the department's immunization program. No public health employee may receive any fee for immunization service if the service is compensated for by the public health division. Local school boards may contribute toward the cost of materials and supplies for immunizations.

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