NMDOH Secretary Dr. Tracie Collins
SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) announced today that one-third of New Mexicans 16 years and older are now fully vaccinated. This follows Thursday’s announcement that more than 50 percent of New Mexicans 16 years and older have received at least a first shot.
“These milestones matter,” NMDOH Secretary Dr. Tracie Collins said. “They show very clearly that our vaccination efforts are working, and that we’re moving faster than any state in the country toward herd immunity.”
NMDOH encourages New Mexicans to register at vaccineNM.org.
New Mexicans 60 years and older can schedule their own COVID-19 vaccine appointments. To do so, users 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. Event codes for New Mexicans 60+ are no longer required, though they are required for younger populations.
In the event that a user does not immediately find an available appointment, NMDOH encourages them to check back again. Providers are continually updating their appointment schedules.
For support with registration and scheduling, seniors and those with disabilities also may call 1-800-432-2080.