All New Mexicans 16+ now eligible to receive COVID-19 Vaccine

The New Mexico Department of Health has announced that, beginning April 5, all New Mexicans ages 16 and older are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, states can expect a large increase in vaccine supply over the coming weeks, including significant increases in the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Southwest Pharmacy is currently providing Johnson & Johnson vaccines in Carlsbad – You can register at Advanced Medication Management Systems (575) 885-2979.  Those interested in any vaccine should still also follow the process of registering at vaccinenm.org. If you have any vaccine questions, please visit vaccineNM.org/facts. 

According to the New Mexico vaccine dashboard, 28.3% of Eddy County residents have received at least one vaccine so far. We hope to see that number continue to increase over the next few weeks, as doses remain available.

From the office of Mayor Dale Janway

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