Vaccines aren’t just for kids! There are Vaccines You Need as an Adult to protect against many serious diseases. Vaccines protect you and also keep you from spreading illness to others. Find out What Vaccines are Recommended for You based on a number of factors and conditions today!
Where can I get a flu shot?
Most drug store chains offer flu immunizations, as do most primary care physicians as well as local urgent care facilities.
The New Mexico Department of Health offers vaccinations for people without insurance or who are otherwise not able to get vaccinated. Those with Medicaid or other health insurance should bring their insurance cards with them to the clinic.
Adult Vaccine Consent Forms
The Adult Vaccine Consent Form form may be used by patients aged 19 and older to provide vaccination consent to a healthcare provider.
Adult Vaccine Ordering
Public Health Offices and in some limited circumstances Federally Qualified Health Centers may use this Adult Vaccine Order Form to order adult vaccine for use within the Adult Vaccine Screening Criteria.
Healthcare providers may use this to order adult vaccines.
If you need to return your vaccines, please use the Adult Vaccine Return Form.
Human Papillomavirus Standing Orders
Please take a look at the Human Papillomavirus Standing Orders for Administering Adult Vaccine publication for information that can help reduce morbidity and mortality from the human papillomavirus (HPV) in adult patients. This criteria was established by the Center for Disease Prevention & Control (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP).
Recommendation for Healthcare Workers
Healthcare facilities in New Mexico should follow the ACIP/CDC Immunization of Healthcare Personnel recommendations for their staff. The Immunization Action Coalition provides a shorter reference of Healthcare Personnel Vaccination Recommendations as well.