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Upcoming Events

COVID-19 Public Vaccination Calendar​

Public Flu Shot Clinics

Offered by UNM Hospital, the shot clinics are for anyone ages 6 months to 65 years

  • 15 clinics, from Sept. 28 through Nov. 5 (dates and times vary)

  • Most are open to the public

  • Locations in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho

  • Download the full schedule here (pdf)

ACEs ECHO: “All Hands on Deck”
  • 1st Thursday of the month, noon-1pm

ACEs ECHO: "Putting Faces to the ACEs” 
  • 2nd and 3rd Thursday of the month, noon-1pm

 

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and social determinants of health can lead to lifelong problems with substances, mental health, behavioral disorders, and chronic health issues.


Using the ECHO model of didactics and case-based education, participants will learn to recognize many different signs of ACEs and be given the information and skills to help those children in need. Via the Zoom platform, participants will learn from national and local experts. Sessions are open to all clinicians, including behavioral health providers, teachers, SBHC staff, and community health workers.


Continuing Education Credits will be available for participants: AMA, AAPA, CNE, APA, ASWB, and CHW.

CME Corner

Check here for upcoming CME opportunities

Also of Interest

E-cigarettes
  • See our resources page for combatting youth e-cigarette use here.

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Coronavirus Resources

Find resources for providers and parents here

"CDC and FDA Approve Pfizer-BioNTech COVID19 Vaccine for children ages 5 through 11" Alert from the NM DOH on vaccinations for children 5-11 (Nov. 2, 2021)

"COVID-19 Pediatric Pfizer-Biontech Vaccine Key Messages" Information and FAQs on vaccinations for children 5-11 (Nov. 3, 2021)

Other Resources

 
2023-2023 Synagis Universal PA
  • Download the form with submission instructions here (pdf; updated August 2022)

  • Link to an up-to-date infectious disease dashboard for respiratory infections here (Tricore)

Vaccine Misinformation Management Field Guide
 
Serve as a Voice for Kids in Border Communities
  • Download here for more information (1 page; pdf)

Publications
Agenda for New Mexico’s Children

 

We've updated our Agenda for New Mexico’s Children in order to draw attention to the most urgent needs of our state's children and families. Including a total of 39 policy recommendations for improving our children’s lives, this agenda provides the framework for our 2023 legislative strategy.

  • Download the updated Agenda here (2022; 4 pages; pdf)

Recommendations to Improve Pediatric Specialty Care in New Mexico

The Pediatric Specialty Care Task Force recommendations were presented to the Legislative Health and Human Services Interim Committee. A total of ten recommendations are included in the 14-page report.

  • Download the Recommendations here (14 pages; pdf)

  • Read the story by Searchlight NM about this issue here (link)

Need a Pediatric Specialist?

Find the list of New Mexico's Pediatric Specialists here.