Community Resource Center
Welcome to the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) Community Resource Center!
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Our vaccine mission at the NMDOH is to vaccinate New Mexicans swiftly, efficiently, and equitably to save lives and stop the spread of the virus. We hope this resource page can be one of the tools to help make it easier for communities to join us in the effort to vaccinate our most vulnerable populations.
This website was developed with the input of our community partners. We hope this will be a helpful one-stop resource for our community partners, Community Health Workers (CHWs) and Community Health Representative (CHRs) to quickly link to registration, flyers, training materials, data, and trusted resources.
The New Mexico Department of Health wants to ensure everyone has equitable access to COVID-19 related news and other important information.
We have created powerpoints, specifically for community-based members, with a summary of new COVID-19 key messaging and data:
COVID-19 resources are offered for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Videos with information on public health orders, vaccine events, and other updates can be found by clicking here.
This project was a colaboration between the New Mexico Disability, Access, and Functional Needs Coalition (DAFN) and the New Mexico Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (NMCDHH).
There are three easy ways to get the vaccine in New Mexico.
- Online Registration at vaccinenm.org
- Phone Registration by calling the hotline at 1-855-600-3453
- Walk-In at available sites.
Note: Children ages 12-17 are only eligible for Pfizer doses.
Anyone 18 and over are eligible for any doses: Pfizer, Moderna and J&J (Janssen).
Minors need written consent from a parent or guardian to recieve a COVID-19 vaccine. You can find the parental consent form by clicking here.
Individual Vaccine Registration
1. Online (24/7):
Step 1: Go to vaccinenm.org/registration.html
Step 2: I want to create a new profile
Step 3: Follow the instructions on the site until completion.
ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR HOW TO FILL OUT FORM
Here is a link for additional instructions on how to fill out the form: cvvaccine.nmhealth.org/overview.html
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT REGISTRATION
Here is a link to frequently asked questions about the registration: cvvaccine.nmhealth.org/faqs.html
CONSENT FORMS FOR CHILDREN:
This is the link to download consent forms for children to get the vaccine. A parent or guardian must fill this out in order to get their child vaccinated: cv.nmhealth.org/covid-vaccine/resources
2. Phone (Available 8AM-5PM every day):
Users who have questions or would like support with the registration process (including New Mexicans who do not have internet access) can dial 1-855-600-3453 and press 1 (o 3 para español).
Seniors and those with disabilities can call 1-800-432-2080 for support with registration and scheduling.
Step 1: Call 1-855-600-3453 Option 3
Step 2: Tell them you would like to make a vaccine appointment at a site near you
Step 3: Provide a zip code or area
Currently all the NMDOH Mobile Team Sites take Walk-ins:
Step 1: Find a walk-in appointment
Step 2: Go to an event with the vaccine you need
Here is the link to the map where you can find your appointment: vaccinenm.org
Instructions to Sign-Up for a Booster Shot
Visit the webiste: vaccinenm.org/instructions for more detailed instructions on how to sign up for a booster shot through NMDOH!.
On-Site Vaccine Event Request
Step 1: Go to vaccinenm.org/vaccination-site-request-form.html
Step 2: Fill out the name and contact information of the person filling out the form:
If another person will be the contact person, please fill out the person who will be the on-site coordinator so that the NMDOH can get back to you:
Then fill out the organization information:
On the dropdown for type of organization, there are several different types of organizations that you can fill out. Select the one that closest matches your site:
Then share the event details so our team can schedule appropriately:
And then finally, the site details so that we can know what type of thing we need to bring to the vaccination site:
Vaccine Event Calendars
Where to find events: Events organized by different people may be listed on different sites. The best way to find an event near you is to check for one on these sites:
Uber and Lyft may be able to provide free or discounted rides to a COVID-19 vaccine site near you! Please visit each linked website for more information.
AASTEC has created a Native American COVID-19 Vaccine Hotline!
This hotline serves the Tribes, Pueblos, Bands, Nations, and urban Indian communities in the Albuquerque IHS Area.
The hotline can help people get up-to-date information about COVID-19 vaccines.
Anyone who has any suspicion they may have COVID-19 symptoms or who has a known exposure to COVID-19 should get tested. Knowing whether you are infected with coronavirus can help protect yourself and your community.
Two ways to get tested are shown below:
VAULT: At-home self-testing
Shop PCR and Rapid Antigen COVID tests.
Find a testing location near you
NMDOH maintains a testing site locator that can aid you in finding a COVID-19 testing location anywhere in the state of New Mexico.
Find a Curative site
NMDOH has partnered with Curative to provide free, fast, and easy PCR testing with results in 1-3 days.
For additional help with finding a testing option for you, please contact the NMDOH helpline at: 1-855-600-3453
For information on testing protocols for detention centers or homeless shelters, click here.
New Mexico schools can get help with testing, including:
- Full Service COVID -19 testing with Premier Medical Group
- Training for school staff to learn how to give COVID-19 tests
- Antigen testing at schools
- Additional funding for school testing
Find out more about these options on nmschoolscovidtesting.com.
People who test positive for COVID and who are at risk for getting very sick should get treatment right away. This includes people with these conditions:
- Chronic Kidney Disease
- Chronic Liver Diseases
- Chronic Lung Diseases
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Dementia or other neurological conditions
- Heart Conditions
- HIV Infection
- Mental Health Disorders
- Organ or Stem Cell Transplant
- Physical Inactivity
- Sickle Cell Disease or Thalassemia
- Smoking Cigarettes (current or former)
- Substance Abuse
- Weakened Immune System
Who can get it: Vaccines are still the best defense available against COVID-19. Evusheld is a medication that is able to provide additional protection against COVID-19 for people who have a weakened immune system.
People getting Evusheld cannot be COVID positive or have had a recent exposure to someone with COVID-19.
Who can get it: People ages 12 or older, who are COVID positive, who are not hospitalized, and who are at high risk for getting very sick.
How to use it: People using oral COVID treatments will need to take 3-4 pills, twice a day, for 5 days. Oral treatments need to be taken within 5 days of starting symptoms.
Who can get it: IV medications can be given to people who are 12 years or older, who are COVID positive, and who are not hospitalized.
How to get it: IV treatments have to be given within 10 days of starting symptoms and have to be given in a clinical setting such as a hospital or healthcare center.
A referral from a medical provider is needed to receive treatment. If you do not have a provider, please call the hotline at: 1-855-600-3453
Test to Treat Program
The Test to Treat program allows people to be tested for COVID-19 and if they test positive, recieve COVID-19 treatment or a prescription all at one location. It is important to get treated for COVID right away after testing positive.
Step 1: Get Tested
Test to Treat locations will be able to test you for COVID-19. Or, bring your test result with you if you tested positive for COVID-19 using an at-home test or got tested at another location. To find a location in New Mexico, click here or call the coronavirus hotline at 1-855-600-3453
Step 2: Get Evaluated
If you test positive for COVID-19, an on-site healthcare provider will ask you questions to see if you are eligible to get treatment. Telehealth options are also available for evaluation. People with certain medical conditions are at more risk of getting very sick from COVID and can benefit from treatment.
Step 2: Get Treatment
Some locations will be able to give you treatment right away. Places that do not have treatment on-site will be able to write you a prescription to get treatment at another location.
A booster shot is given to boost immunity that has decreased over time since the initial doses.
An additional dose is recommended only for individuals with weakened immune systems who may not have not gotten a strong enough immune response from two shots of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Booster Dose: Commonly Asked Questions
Who can get a booster shot?
Anyone aged 5 years or older with Pfizer or Moderna can get an Omicron Booster.
Anyone 18 years or older with J&J can get the Omicron Booster.
When can I get my booster shot?
People 5 years and older who are vaccinated with Pfizer, Moderna, or J&J can get the Omicron booster 2 months after finishing their primary series OR 2 months after their previous booster shot.
How can I get my booster shot?
You can schedule a booster shot with your primary care provider, your pharmacist, or on vaccinenm.org !
The call center is also available to help answer questions about eligibility or to schedule an appointment: 1-855-600-3453
Where can I get more information on the Omicron Booster?
Find more information about the Omicron Booster at ItsTimeNM.org
Additional Dose: Commonly Asked Questions
Who can get an additional dose?
People who have weak immune systems should get an additional dose! This includes people:
- Who have cancer now
- Who have had an organ transplant or stem cell transplant
- Who have HIV
- Who have immune system issues
A full list of eligible conditions can be found on the CDC Website under “Who Needs an Additional COVID-19 Vaccine?“.
Please talk to your provider or pharmacist to see if an additional dose of a COVID-19 vaccine is right for you.
Can a person with any Covid-19 vaccine get an additional dose?
Those with Pfizer, Moderna, or Johnson & Johnson can all get an additional dose.
Those with Johnson and Johnson (Janssen) must get Pfizer or Moderna as their additional dose.
How long should I wait to receive the additional dose?
People with Pfizer or Moderna should wait at least 28 days (4 weeks) after their second dose.
People with Johnson & Johnson should wait at least 28 days (4 weeks) after their single dose. People with J&J should get Pfizer or Moderna as their extra dose.
Does it matter which brand of vaccine I receive as my additional dose?
It is recommended that each individual get the same brand of vaccine they got for their first two doses. Those with Johnson & Johnson should get Pfizer or Moderna as their additional dose.
How do I schedule an additional dose?
You can schedule your additional dose with your primary care physician, specialist, or pharmacist. You can also register for your additional dose through the NMDOH website.
Check out the CDC’s self-assessment tool to see if you’re eligible for a booster shot!
COVID-19 Vaccine Infographics
Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center
The Albuqueruqe Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC) has created educational materials for COVID-19.
Vaccine Promotion Flyers
These are flyers that can be used for the promotion of vaccine. These flyers can be found here in English and Spanish:
General COVID Vaccine Information Flyers
COVID-19 Social Media Materials
These are social media materials that can be used to educate about COVID-19. These graphics can be found here in English and in Spanish:
Additional COVID-19 Materials: Various Sources
These are helpful materials from various other organizations that can be used to educate about COVID-19. These can be found here:
A flipchart is an education tool used by CHWs throughout the world. This flipchart was created to help CHWs and other community partners to share vaccine facts, address vaccine concerns and myths, educate about the COVID variants, and combat misinformation. One of the biggest threats to ending the COVID pandemic is information that is false, inaccurate or misleading. This flipchart was a co-creation by the NMDOH, partners at UNM’s Community Health Workers Initiatives, CHWs throughout the state, and our summer intern team.
Download the Flipchart Below:
How To Use the Flipchart
The flipchart is designed for use by CHWs and other community partners to share information with community members.
The flipchart is organized into four parts:
- Vaccine Facts
- Vaccine Concerns
- Vaccine Myths
- COVID-19 Variants
These sections were designed to make sharing information more navigable.
NMDOH and CHWI have teamed up to provide bi-weekly CHW training meetings over zoom!
Data is part of NMDOH’s Health Equity Plan. American Indian, Black/ African American, and Hispanic/ Latino populations, and people living in poverty have been hardest hit by COVID-19 in our state as seen in our COVID case reports. While much of our American Indian populations have been vaccinated, our Black/ African American and Hispanic/ Latino populations as well as many of our poorest communities in New Mexico have lower vaccination rates. Being able to track the data on vaccinations by tracking racial/ethnic doses and the Social Vulnerability Index, can help us identify where we need to focus our vaccination efforts to address health equity so we don’t lose any more lives to COVID.
Collectively, we can all work to help prevent COVID illness, hospitalizations and deaths, and we can use data to track our efforts.
COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard: vaccinenm.org/public-dashboard.html
COVID-19 Act Now Realtime U.S. COVID-19 Map & Vaccine Tracker (can search different counties or the whole state): covidactnow.org/?s=21321055
COVID-19 Risk Map: Based Level of Transmission (Someone being able to give it to someone else); How high is your risk of getting COVID-19 in these areas? covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#county-view
Vaccine Equity Risk Map: SVI stands for Social Vulnerability Index. It is a measure that combines categories such as poverty, housing and vehicle access to determine how well a community can respond to and recover from disease outbreaks like COVID or disasters. The higher the SVI, the more vulnerable a community is. On this map red means high social vulnerability and low vaccination rates. We need to focus our efforts in these areas: covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#vaccination-equity
COVID Epidemiology Reports: NMDOH is committed to providing New Mexico residents with the most current information regarding COVID-19 in the state. As part of the COVID-19 pandemic response, NMDOH collects and analyzes statewide data for COVID-19 positive cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. These are updated weekly: cv.nmhealth.org/epidemiology-reports/
New Mexico Department of Health Vaccine Resources
General Information about COVID: cv.nmhealth.org
General Information about the COVID19 Vaccine: cv.nmhealth.org/covid-vaccine
Print resources from NMDOH Website: cv.nmhealth.org/covid-vaccine/resources
Consent forms for children: cv.nmhealth.org/covid-vaccine/resources
Vaccine Facts Information about the Vaccine from the “Get the Facts” Campaign: getthefacts.vaccinenm.org
Trusted Voice Videos Series of Videos of influencers around New Mexico who have advocated for the vaccine: getthefacts.vaccinenm.org
Vaccine Facts Flyers: Dropbox – Vaccine FACTS Flyers – Multiple Languages – Simplify your life
Myths and Facts from the CDC: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/facts.html
Relevant COVID-19 Resources Powerpoint (Slides 37-51): Vaccine Provider Toolkit
CDC COVID-19 Vaccine ChatBot: COVID-19 Vaccination Resources | CDC
Scroll down the linked webpage to find the ChatBot, shown below. ChatBot features include:
1.) Answers to common questions and answers about COVID-19 vaccines that are authorized and recommended, or undergoing large-scale (Phase 3) clinical trials in the United States.
2.) 24-7 access to COVID-19 vaccine information on web-based devices, including mobile phones and tablets.
3.)Links to additional resources, such as where to find a COVID-19 vaccination location
Videos and Other Links
Frequently Asked Questions
Question: I lost my vaccine card. How can I get another one?
Answer: New Mexicans who misplace their vaccine card can contact the provider that administered their vaccine and ask for a replacement. New Mexicans can also visit www.vaxviewnm.org to obtain their immunization record, which should show that they’ve completed the vaccine series (assuming the provider has correctly reported it to NMSIIS already). If you experience difficulty logging in, please call the NMSIIS Help Desk at 833-882-6454 for assistance.
Question: Does the COVID Vaccine cause infertility?
Answer: No, it does not cause infertility.
Claims that COVID-19 vaccines can cause infertility are circulating on social media and among some concerned individuals. There is zero scientifically based evidence that vaccines affect fertility. And that goes for men as well as women.
Here are is some additional information about COVID-19 vaccines and pregnancy:
- During the COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials, participants were asked to not get pregnant. Despite this request, 23 women became pregnant after receiving the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as part of the clinical trials.
- No adverse effects were reported by those women.
Question: Is misinformation a threat to beating the COVID19 Pandemic?
Answer: Yes, misinformation is a threat. The surgeon general declared misinformation a public health emergency. Here is the document that outlines what you can do:
Highlighted Locations for Moderna or Pfizer Booster Doses.
Find a location below and register today! If these locations or times do not work for you, please view the full calendar here.
|Date||Location||Start||End||City||Event Code||Vaccine Type|
|6/14/2021||Desert Sage Academy – Schedule||12:00||6:00||Santa Fe||RLREDSR||Pfizer|
|6/14/2021||Westside Community Center – Schedule||11:00||7:00||Albuquerque||WRJYMWV||Moderna|
|6/14/2021||Las Cruces Convention Center – Schedule||9:00||2:00||Las Cruces||ERYORD||Moderna|
|6/15/2021||Expo NM – Tingley Coliseum – Schedule||2:00||7:00||Albuquerque||GSDGWW||Pfizer|
|6/15/2021||Westside Community Center – Schedule||11:00||7:00||Albuquerque||VOIMVXG||Moderna|
|6/15/2021||Presbyterian – Schedule||9:00||7:00||Albuquerque||MFFGJWH||Pfizer|
|6/15/2021||Las Cruces Convention Center – Schedule||2:00||7:00||Las Cruces||SEHDSK||Moderna|
|6/16/2021||Desert Sage Academy – Schedule||12:00||6:00||Santa Fe||CBBVRLY||Pfizer|
|6/16/2021||Expo NM – Tingley Coliseum – Schedule||2:00||7:00||Albuquerque||OYLRRO||Pfizer|
|6/16/2021||Los Alamos High School – Schedule||12:00||2:00||Los Alamos||QFCGZTO||Moderna|
|6/16/2021||National Hispanic Cultural Center – Schedule||10:00||16:00||Albuquerque||YYSLWO||Moderna|
|6/16/2021||Westside Community Center – Schedule||11:00||7:00||Albuquerque||ZGSOHHS||Moderna|
|6/16/2021||Las Cruces Convention Center – Schedule||9:00||2:00||Las Cruces||LOKETH||Pfizer|
|6/17/2021||National Hispanic Cultural Center – Schedule||10:00||12:00||Albuquerque||YYSLWO||Moderna|
|6/17/2021||Desert Sage Academy – Schedule||10:00||12:00||Santa Fe||OWEVDS||Moderna|
|6/17/2021||National Hispanic Cultural Center – Schedule||9:00||11:00||Albuquerque||TFHDOS||Moderna|
|6/17/2021||Las Cruces Convention Center – Schedule||4:00||7:00||Las Cruces||URTOSP||Pfizer|
|6/17/2021||Westside Community Center – Schedule||11:00||7:00||Albuquerque||VVJBOLZ||Moderna|
|6/17/2021||Casa Feliz/International District – Schedule||3:00||8:00||Albuquerque||FELIZ||Pfizer|
|6/17/2021||Kewa Pueblo Health Corporation – Schedule||8:00||4:30||Santo Domingo||505-465-5524||Pfizer/Moderna|
|6/17/2021||Expo NM – Tingley Coliseum – Schedule||8:00||5:00||Albuquerque||HMDJNDX||Pfizer|
Highlighted Locations for the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Find a location below and register today! If these locations or times do not work for you, please view the full calendar here.
|6/14/2021||Desert Sage Academy – Schedule||12:00||6:00||Santa Fe||RLREDSR|
|6/14/2021||Expo NM – Tingley Coliseum – Schedule||1:00||4:00||Albuquerque||MFVZKPR|
|6/14/2021||Las Cruces Convention Center – Schedule||9:00||2:00||Las Cruces||ERYORD|
|6/14/2021||Westside Community Center – Schedule||11:00||7:00||Albuquerque||WRJYMWV|
|6/15/2021||Expo NM – Tingley Coliseum – Schedule||2:00||7:00||Albuquerque||GSDGWW|
|6/15/2021||Presbyterian – Schedule||9:00||7:00||Albuquerque||CGELVHA|
|6/15/2021||Las Cruces Convention Center – Schedule||2:00||7:00||Las Cruces||SEHDSK|
|6/15/2021||UNM – The Pit – Schedule||8:00||12:00||Albuquerque||BLBLZRK|
|6/15/2021||Westside Community Center – Schedule||11:00||7:00||Albuquerque||VOIMVXG|
|6/16/2021||Desert Sage Academy – Schedule||12:00||6:00||Santa Fe||CBBVRLY|
|6/16/2021||Estancia PHO – Schedule||12:00||12:30||Estanica||FBADRFT|
|6/16/2021||Expo NM – Tingley Coliseum – Schedule||2:00||7:00||Albuquerque||OYLRRO|
|6/16/2021||Los Alamos High School – Schedule||10:00||2:00||Los Alamos||FREEDOM|
|6/16/2021||Westside Community Center – Schedule||11:00||7:00||Albuquerque||ZGSOHHS|
|6/16/2021||Las Cruces Convention Center – Schedule||9:00||2:00||Las Cruces||LOKETH|
|6/16/2021||Aztec PHO – Schedule||10:00||11:00||Aztec||KRGYDND|
|6/16/2021||Grant County PHO – Schedule||8:00||9:30||Silver City||BYYZZLL|
|6/16/2021||UNM – The Pit – Schedule||8:00||5:00||Albuquerque||TQMDQAA|
|6/17/2021||Desert Sage Academy – Schedule||10:00||12:00||Santa Fe||OWEVDS|
|6/17/2021||National Hispanic Cultural Center – Schedule||9:00||11:00||Albuquerque||TFHDOS|
|6/17/2021||Las Cruces Convention Center – Schedule||4:00||7:00||Las Cruces||URTOSP|
|6/17/2021||Nor Lea Hospital – Schedule||7:30||10:00||Hobbs||DTHERN|
|6/17/2021||Roswell PHO – Schedule||9:30||12:00||Roswell||UORNWI|
|6/17/2021||UNM – The Pit – Schedule||8:00||5:00||Albuquerque||KTXKNFS|
|6/17/2021||Westside Community Center – Schedule||11:00||7:00||Albuquerque||FFTZWHI|
|6/17/2021||Casa Feliz/International District – Schedule||3:00||8:00||Albuquerque||FELIZ|
|6/17/2021||Kewa Pueblo Health Corporation – Schedule||8:00||4:30||Santo Domingo||505-465-5524|
|6/17/2021||John’s Pharmacy – Schedule||10:00||5:00||Albuquerque||GZTYIUA|
|6/17/2021||Expo NM – Tingley Coliseum – Schedule||8:00||5:00||Albuquerque||HMDJNDX|