Mobile health unit provides meals, flu vaccinations and other services to 1,600 New Mexico students each year
ALAMOGORDO, N.M., May 30, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Western Sky Community Care announced today it has donated $50,000 to Alamogordo Public Schools (APS) for continued support of its mobile health unit. The money will be used to purchase four telehealth machines for the medical bus.
The 40-foot converted recreational vehicle, which serves approximately 1,600 students per year, is named Florence Nightingale, or “Flo” for short, after the founder of modern nursing who used unconventional means to provide excellent care anywhere. The mobile school nurse’s station provides meals, flu vaccinations and other unique services, providing an innovative delivery system of healthcare in New Mexico.
APS has entered into an agreement