N.M. House bill would require nurses on school campuses

February 19, 2019 | KOB-TV

Legislators are set to take up a bill that would require public schools and charter schools to have at least one full-time, licensed nurse on campus.

House Bill 476 is set to be taken up by the House Education Committee Monday.

KOB spoke with Albuquerque Public School officials in October about the district’s nurse shortage. At the time, the district said it was short-staffed and needed nurses to fill positions in about ten schools.

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