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IHS COVID VACCINE EVENT AT UNM-GALLUP SCHEDULED FOR WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31ST


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March 29, 2021 - The IHS Gallup Service Unit released a COVID-19 vaccine event schedule for the week of March 29th to include the following vaccination at UNM-Gallup:

UNM-Gallup Campus on Wednesday, March 31st from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm for individuals, ages 18 years and older; first doses of Moderna vaccines will be available.

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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