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NM Prepares to Vaccinate Children Against COVID-19

November 5, 2021 –The FDA and CDC have both approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11. How will the rollout look here in New Mexico? The Line panel addresses the decisions ahead for parents, what this could mean for masking mandates and the potential impact on the push to get older New Mexicans booster shots.

Line Opinion Panelists:
Dan Foley, former House Minority Whip
Michael Bird, former President, American Public Health Association
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican   

For More Information:

New Mexico announces kids age 5 to 11 now can receive COVID-19 vaccineKRQE-TV

New Mexico starts vaccinations for children 5-11Santa Fe Reporter

NM to offer shot clinics, with kids 5 and up eligibleAlbuquerque Journal

When and where can kids under 12 get their COVID-19 vaccine?KOB-TV