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New Mexico vaccination rate reaches 70% for one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

The New Mexico Department of Health announced that the state has reached the significant milestone of administering at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose to 70.7% of New Mexicans 16 and older.

“After hitting our 60% goal, we continue to make steady progress. Thank you to every New Mexican for getting your shots, and for protecting yourselves and your loved ones,” said Dr. Tracie Collins, secretary of the health department.

New Mexicans may register and self-schedule their vaccinations at www.vaccineNM.org.

For more information about vaccination efforts, visit www.cvvaccine.nmhealth.org/public-dashboard.html.

New Mexicans who are at least 18 years old and who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccination may opt in to the state’s Vax 2 the Max sweepstakes at www.vax2themaxNM.org.

To be eligible for the $5 million grand prize, New Mexicans must have completed their vaccination series. For rules and regulations, visit www.vax2themaxnm.org/sweepstakes/sweepstakes-rules.