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Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC)

CDC Update on Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

The CDC and FDA have recommended a pause in the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine out of an abundance of caution after six reported U.S. cases (out of more than 6.8 million doses) of a rare and severe type of blood clot in...

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Updated COVID-19 Travel Guidelines

On Friday, April 2, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its travel guidance for fully vaccinated people to reflect the latest evidence and science. Given recent studies evaluating the real-world effects of...

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All New Mexicans age 16 and older are eligible for COVID-19...

New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has announced that, as of Monday, April 5, 2021, all New Mexicans age 16 and older are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccine. NMDOH will continue to prioritize vaccine invitations for Phase 1A, New Mexicans 75...

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Guidance for Fully Vaccinated People

*Please note: all links on this page open in a new window The CDC released Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People. For the purposes of this guidance, people are considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 2 weeks after...

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Third COVID-19 Vaccine Authorized

FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for Third COVID-19 Vaccine On February 27, 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the third vaccine for the prevention of coronavirus disease 2019...

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Technology for Social Distancing

Maintaining social distancing outside of our houses is our new normal. That being said, it can be difficult to implement out in the practical world, especially for some individuals with disabilities. The need for social distancing during COVID-19...

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