The University of New Mexico’s Student Health and Counseling (SHAC) office hosts its annual free flu shot clinic Tuesday & Wednesday, Oct. 1-2 in the SUB Atrium from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or while supplies last. The shots are available to anyone 18 years of age and older.
UNM SHAC dedicates their annual flu shot clinics in memory of UNM student Raymond Plotkin, who passed away from the H1N1 virus in 2009. For additional influenza prevention efforts at UNM, visit Information for Dorm Students.
In addition to the free clinics on main campus, The University of New Mexico Hospital (UNMH) begins its annual 2019-20 Influenza Campaign Saturday, Sept. 28. UNMH offers free flu vaccines, including four drive-thru clinics for anyone six months and older. The campaign runs through Nov. 2.
The UNMH clinics are scheduled as followed:
Saturday, Sept. 28, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
UNM Family Health Clinic, 1209 University Blvd., N.E.
Saturday, Oct. 5, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
UNM Westside Family Health Clinic, 4808 McMahon Blvd., N.W.
Drive-Thru – UNM Family Medicine Clinic, 2400 Tucker, N.E.
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 3-7 p.m.
UNM Southeast Heights Clinic, 8200 Central Ave., S.E.
Saturday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Drive-Thru – UNM Northeast Heights Family Clinic, 7801 Academy Rd., N.E.
Wednesday, Oct. 16, 3-7 p.m.
UNM North Valley Clinic, 3401 4th St., N.W.
Saturday, Oct. 19, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
UNM LoboCare/Senior Health Care Clinic, 1101 Medical Arts Ave., N.E., 4-A
Drive-Thru – UNM Southwest Mesa Health Family Clinic, 301 Unser Blvd., N.W.
Saturday, Nov. 2, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Drive-Thru – UNM Family Health Clinic, Atrisco Heritage Academy, 10800 Dennis Chavez, S.W.
Additional flu shot options for the community
The NM Department of Health offers vaccinations for people without insurance or who are otherwise not able to get vaccinated. For information on locations in your area visit the Public Health offices page, CDC Flu Vaccine Finder or HealthMap Vaccine Finder to find a local pharmacy or provider near you that offers flu shots.
Note: Many local pharmacies and/or your primary care provider may have flu shots available.
See also – CDC's Preventing the Flu: Good Health Habits Can Help Stop Germs.