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IHS GALLUP SERVICE UNIT COVID-19 VACCINATION EVENTS AT UNM-GALLUP FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 5TH


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April 5, 2021 - The IHS Gallup Service Unit released its COVID-19 vaccine event for the week of April 5th. The following events will be held at UNM-Gallup:

Wednesday, April 7th | UNM-Gallup
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
First dose of Pfizer vaccines will be available for individuals ages 16 years and older.

Thursday, April 8th | UNM-Gallup
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Second dose of the Pfizer vaccine for those who received their first dose on 3.17.2021

These events are open to all priority groups. Children ages 16 and 17 years old need to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

In addition to this event, the Gallup Indian Medical Center (GIMC) will continue to provide vaccines by appointments Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm for individuals, age 16 years and older. You can call 505-722-1753 for an appointment. These events are for IHS beneficiaries and their immediate household members. COVID-19 vaccines will be available while supplies last.

Expect long wait times. Be prepared by bringing food, water, and any other necessities while you wait. Please have your medical record number available in order to verify your information.

All COVID-19 vaccinations are voluntary. If you have recently received any other vaccine first, the CDC recommends wait at least 14 days before getting your COVID-19 vaccine. To review frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccination, visit: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/faq.html

You should be vaccinated regardless of whether you already had COVID-19. If you were treated for COVID-19 with monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma, you should wait 90 days before getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Talk to your doctor if you are unsure what treatments you received or if you have more questions about getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

For more information, please contact the GIMC COVID-19 Vaccine Information Line at (505)722-1753.


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