—By Arianna Sena
Getting a flu shot is the best way for people to keep themselves from getting the flu this season. Here are some resources to help find a location to get your flu shot. Note that not all locations listed offer flu shots for free. Everyone over 6-months-old should be vaccinated.
Shot clinics in New Mexico open to the public and free of charge. Some are drive-thru clinics for adults.
UNM Health Sciences Center in Albuquerque offers free flu shots on various dates. They’re also available at some drive-thru clinics for those over 9-years-old.
Free flu vaccines may be offered at these public health offices in New Mexico. Some locations require appointments and some do not offer flu vaccines.
Immunization hotline for general vaccine info or to find a vaccine location:
Nurse Advice Hotline for general health information: