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Flu Shot Clinic for Children in Alamogordo

October 26, 2016 - Immunization - Vaccination

Photo of the location.High-Risk Residents Strongly Encouraged to Attend

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Otero County Public Health Office will be hosting two flu shot clinics for children only at 1207 8th Street in Alamogordo on the dates and times listed below.

  • Friday, November 4, 2016 @ 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Friday, November 4, 2016 @ 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

There is no appointment necessary and no charge to those attending the clinic. Public Health offices throughout the state have vaccines available for those without insurance or who are otherwise not able to get vaccinated. Those with Medicaid or other insurance who go to Public Health Offices are asked to bring their insurance card.

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

The seasonal flu vaccine protects against the influenza viruses which are expected to be most common during the upcoming season. Vaccination remains the best protection against influenza.

For more information on the no-charge flu shot clinic, call the Otero County Public Health Office at 575-437-9340.

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