State Department of Health Facilitates Adults with Vaccines
April 22, 2021
By encouraging those 40 and older to arrange their own vaccine visits, the state Department of Health wants to make it easy for more working adults to get their coronavirus vaccines. As shown in the Santa Fe New Mexican article: "Adults 40 and up in New Mexico Can Schedule Shots"
, David Morgan, Health Department spokesperson, says some New Mexicans have expressed an urge to schedule shots for when and where they can get to an appointment more efficiently.
Making it possible for residents to get vaccinated makes the state increase its vaccination totals and reduces the chance of the infection spreading. In recent days, the number of cases in the state has fluctuated. The seven-day average fell to 148 from 183 on April 16th, the most recent day for which figures were available. On April 12th, the number increased to 217, up from 177 the week before.
More than 38% of registered voters in the state are completely vaccinated. According to a data-tracking method developed by the Wall Street Journal and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, New Mexico is tied with Maine for the highest percentage in that group. For those who have had at least one take, New Mexico has fallen to fifth place in the world. 56% of registered residents, according to the state, fall into this group. As of last week, La Familia clinics had vaccinated 2,360 patients. According to a spokesperson from La Familia, there's been no problems up until now.
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