Got Shots? Protect Tots!
August 2-16, 2014
This event provides opportunities for children to stay up-to-date on their immunizations. Participating providers open their doors for any child who presents for immunizations, regardless of whether he/she is a patient or whether he/she has insurance.
Simply click the banner on the right to find a provider nearest you!
Please join the New Mexico Department of Health, the New Mexico Primary Care Association and the New Mexico Immunization Coalition, along with our managed care partners, Molina, Lovelace and Presbyterian, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico in making sure that all New Mexico children are immunized on time! Many sites provide Medicaid Eligibility services during the event. The New Mexico Primary Care Association can help arrange for onsite Medicaid application if providers do not have an eligibility worker.
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