A popup vaccine clinic in the Student Union Building on the University of New Mexico campus in Albuquerque on Sept. 7, 2021. (Photo by Andrew Gunn for Source NM)
New Mexico continues to take its COVID-19 vaccine efforts to young people.
A total of 237,889 cases have been reported in New Mexico.
The state’s Department of Health and Public Education Department are hosting several vaccination events this week at campuses in Albuquerque, Santa Fe, Española, Tucumcari and Mora.
Anyone can get a jab at the mobile vaccination school events, though the focus on getting students vaccinated. Vaccine is only available to people older than 12 around the U.S. right now.
In New Mexico, anyone under 18 must provide a signed consent form, though their parents do not need to be present for the shot. The consent form can be accessed here.
At these mobile clinics, people can receive their first shot or their booster of the FDA-approved Pfizer vaccine.
PED invites schools to apply for a mobile vaccination clinic. They request that there are at least 25 people — students, staff, community members —committed to getting a vaccine.
In the last week, New Mexico has administered 23,132 shots.
While Bernalillo County (80%), Santa Fe County (89%) and Rio Arriba County (91%) have some of the highest vaccine rates in the state, the other mobile clinic locations in Mora County (69%) and Quay County (51%) have numbers lower than the state average.
- 61%of New Mexicans 12-17 have received at least one shot of the vaccine.
- 49% are fully vaccinated.
- More than 78% of adults in the state have received at least one dose.
- 68% are fully vaccinated.
Wednesday, Sept. 8:
|Noon-4 p.m.||ACE Leadership Center||1240 Bellamah Ave. NW||Albuquerque||Pfizer|
|7:30-11 a.m.||South Valley School||3426 Blake Road SW||Albuquerque||Pfizer|
|10 a.m.-2 p.m.||UNM Student Union||301 Cornell Dr. NE||Albuquerque||Pfizer|
|10 a.m.-3 p.m.||McCurdy High School||515 Camino Arbolera||Espanola||Pfizer|
|9 a.m.-5 p.m.||Mesaland Community College||911 S. 10th St.||Tucumcari||Pfizer|
Thursday, Sept. 9:
|9:30-Noon.||Santa Fe School for the Deaf||James A. Little entrance||Santa Fe||Pfizer|
Friday, Sept. 10:
|10 a.m.-2 p.m.||Mora Elementary School||10 Ranger Road||Mora||Pfizer|
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