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Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC)

Know Your COVID-19 Community Level

COVID-19 Community Levels is a new tool to help communities decide what prevention steps to take based on the latest data. Levels can be low, medium, or high and are determined by looking at hospital beds being used, hospital admissions, and the...

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Don’t Delay: Test Soon and Treat Early

If you are at high risk of getting very sick from COVID-19, and test positive, treatment may be available. Get tested as soon as possible after your symptoms start.Contact your healthcare provider right away if you result is positive. Don't...

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Self Testing For COVID-19

Self-testing is one of several risk-reduction strategies to reduce the chances of COVID-19 transmission. They may be used regardless of vaccination or symptom status and may be more convenient than laboratory-based tests and point-of-care tests....

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Stay Up to Date with Your COVID-19 Vaccines

This post is an excerpt of the CDC's webpage, COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots updated on January 7, 2021 and New Mexico Department of Health's COVID-19 Vaccine page. The recent emergence of the Omicron variant further emphasizes the...

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Omicron Safety Tips

Omicron Variant: What You Need to Know  Vaccines remain the best public health measure to protect people from COVID-19, slow transmission, and reduce the likelihood of new variants emerging. Scientists are currently investigating Omicron,...

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All Adults Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Booster

State, CDC, FDA and Health and Human Services all extend COVID-19 booster shot eligibility to all New Mexico adults 18 and over All adults aged 18 and over may now schedule a booster shot if: They received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

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