Updated public health order in effect: New Mexico adopts CDC mask guidance for fully vaccinated individuals
The New Mexico Department of Health on Friday announced the state’s adoption of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidance on facemasks for those who are fully vaccinated. An updated Department of Health public health order, effective Friday, May 14, is attached to this news release. Per the CDC, in most circumstances, fully […]
People are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after they have received the second dose in a 2-dose series (Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna), or 2 weeks after they have received a single-dose vaccine (Johnson and Johnson [J&J]/Janssen ). The following recommendations apply to non-healthcare settings. Fully vaccinated people can: Resume activities without wearing masks or […]
The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) on Tuesday announced that businesses, nonprofits, religious congregations, community centers, and other organizations can now request on-site vaccination events through a new DOH webform at getvaxnm.com. Organizations that can bring a minimum of 25 people to a vaccination event – through a combination of employees/members, family, or members […]
The New Mexico Departments of Health, Aging and Long-Term Services, and Human Services today announced a new initiative to recruit primary care providers into the COVID-19 vaccine distribution effort. “At this point in our COVID-19 vaccine distribution, no group is more important than primary health care providers,” said DOH Cabinet Secretary Dr. Tracie Collins. “Primary […]
Santa Fe–The New Mexico Department of Health on Monday announced that all vaccineNM.org registrants ages 16 and up can now schedule their own COVID-19 vaccine appointments. To do so, users simply log in to vaccineNM.org using their confirmation code and date of birth, choose their location, and then select from available appointments in their area. […]
The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and Public Education Department (PED) on Thursday announced Student COVID-19 Vaccination Week. During the week of May 3-8, students aged 16 and older will be given priority for making appointments on the NMDOH COVID-19 Vaccine Registration System, vaccineNM.org. Beginning next Monday, April 26, all New Mexicans 16 years […]
FDA and CDC Lift Recommended Pause on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Use Following Thorough Safety Review
Following a thorough safety review, including two meetings of the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have determined that the recommended pause regarding the use of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine in the U.S. should be lifted and […]
The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is leading the State of New Mexico’s COVID-19 Vaccination Preparedness Planning in close collaboration with other state agencies, public, private and tribal partners throughout the state. Keep track of vaccination progress on the COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard.
January 7, 2021 – 2019 Novel Coronavirus – Alert The New Mexico Department of Health today announced that the DOH hotline now offers support for questions surrounding vaccine registration. Nearly 300,000 New Mexicans have registered for vaccine at the state’s website: https://cvvaccine.nmhealth.org The registration process is straightforward: users create a profile, enter health and other information, and then wait […]
We need everyone to register for a vaccine and booster! Even if you are not in the group currently being vaccinated, or if you feel safe in your own situation, please register. You are not “cutting” in front of others in the line, so please don’t believe that your sacrifice saves a space for someone […]
Grant County has a new vaccine website that answers frequent questions about the virus, offers vaccine registration, and provides other information as well. Check it out here: https://www.visitsilvercity.org/vaccine-grant-county.html
All New Mexicans 16+ now eligible for vaccine The Department of Health on Monday announced that all New Mexicans 16+ are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine. DOH will continue to prioritize vaccine invitations for Phase 1A, New Mexicans 75 years and older, and New Mexicans 60 years and older with a chronic condition. The Department […]
The NM Department of Health encourages all NM residents to register for their COVID-19 Vaccine. New Mexico is distributing vaccines as swiftly, efficiently, and equitably as possible. ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED at www.vaccineNM.org If you do not have access to the internet you can call 1-855-600-3453. And for Grant County residents, a vaccine hotline has […]
Talking with family and friends about the benefits of getting a COVID-19 vaccine can be hard. You can help by listening without judgement and identifying the root of their concerns. Things to remember to help open the discussion include: Listen to questions with empathy Ask open-ended questions to explore concerns Ask permission to share information […]
Please take a few minutes to complete this survey. This survey offers an open platform to share your most sincere concerns and suggestions to address vaccine equity. Please feel free to share the link to the survey with other stakeholders. The survey will stay open until Friday, March 26 at 5pm.
Get the Answers Here! We want you to have all the facts as you make your decision to get vaccinated. Here are answers to important questions about FDA-approved vaccines.
The COVID-19 vaccine helps your body learn how to defend itself from the disease. You may feel uncomfortable for two or three days after you receive the vaccine. After being vaccinated, you may feel some side effects such as: Muscle pain Soreness in your arm Body aches Chills Feeling tired Fever Side effects are a […]
Effective immediately, the NMVAHCS is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to all veterans in New Mexico enrolled with the VA—regardless of age or chronic health complications. Any enrolled veteran is eligible to get the vaccine. However, you must register for an appointment with the NMVAHCS by calling (505) 265-1711 and using one of the following four […]
These flyers (English, Spanish) are for printed distribution to agencies and clients, and list resources of all kinds — community food support, shelter and utility assistance, options for transportation. There are also medical contacts (including the VA, HMS, Family Support Services, and more) and resources listed for Counseling & Support (including sexual assault, mental health, […]
Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities may register at VaccineNM.org or by calling 1 (800) 432-2080 The Aging and Long-Term Services Department (ALTSD) and Department of Health (DOH) have announced that individuals 16 years or older with intellectual and developmental disabilities are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine. This group is at increased risk for severe […]