New mexico school nurses
New mexico school nurses avatar
New Mexico School Nurse's Association

Flu Shot Clinic in Lordburg

Posted over 2 years ago by Becky Ellis

High-Risk Residents Strongly Encouraged to Attend

The New Mexico Department of Health's Hidalgo County Public Health Office will be hosting a flu shot clinic on Tuesday, November 24 @ 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM at the Hidalgo County Public Health Office, 530 De Moss Street, Lordsburg, NM. There is no charge to those attending the clinic, but everyone should bring their insurance card, including Medicaid or Medicare, with them.

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

People in these groups should also consider seeing their health care provider to be evaluated for antiviral medication if they develop flu symptoms.

For more information on the no-charge flu shot clinic, call the Hidalgo County Public Health Office at 575-542-9391.


No comments yet.

Only our followers can comment on this announcement.