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NMDOH To Host Walk-In Flu Shot Clinics

on December 3, 2015 - 12:29pm
NMDH News:
 
SANTA FE  The New Mexico Department of Health’s Northeast Regional Public Health Offices will be hosting flu shot clinics.
 
No appointments are necessary for the dates, times and locations listed below.
 
There is no charge to those attending the clinics, but everyone should bring their insurance card, including Medicaid or Medicare, with them.   
 
Everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine each flu season, especially people in the following groups because they are at high risk of having serious flu-related complications or because they live with or care for people at high risk for developing flu-related complications:
 
• Children 6 months through 4 years of age
• Pregnant women (any trimester)
• People age 50 and older
• People of any age with certain chronic medical conditions like asthma, diabetes, lung or heart disease, and those who are immunocompromised
• People who live in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities
• People who live with or care for those at high risk for complications from flu
• American Indians and Alaskan Natives
• People who are morbidly obese
• Healthcare and early childhood personnel
 
 
People in these groups should also consider seeing their health care provider to be evaluated for antiviral medication if they develop flu symptoms.
 
For more information on the no-charge flu shot clinics, call your local Public Health Office at the number below:
 
Northeast Public Health Office / Day(s) / Times:
 
Raton PHO 575.445.3601  Wednesdays in December  9 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Las Vegas PHO 505.425.9368  Tuesdays in December  1 - 4 p.m.
Santa Rosa PHO 575.472.3211  Fridays in December, except Christmas Day  1 - 4 p.m.
Santa Fe PHO 505.476.2607  Fridays in December, except Christmas Day 1 - 4 p.m.
Los Alamos PHO 505.662.4038  Fridays in December, except Christmas Day  8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1 - 4:30 p.m.
Espanola PHO 505.753.2794  Fridays in December, except Christmas Day  9 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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