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NM Bill Allows School Nurses to Administer Emergency Meds

Act allows schools to stock Albuterol and EpiPens

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

ALBUQUERQUE (KOB) -  A new bill could save the lives of students all over New Mexico. School nurses will soon be able to administer emergency medication to a student without a prescription. Parents will be able to breathe a little easier next school year. That is because students who have allergic reactions or asthma attacks can be given the right medication regardless of a diagnosis or prescription.

Tags: News, News Video, Albuquerque, Albuterol, epi pens in schools

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