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State Promotes Free Child Care for Vaccination Appointments and Vaccination Recovery Through July 4, 2021


State Promotes Free Child Care for Vaccination Appointments and Vaccination Recovery Through July 4, 2021  

Local pharmacy hours also extended on June 18 & 25 

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) on Monday announced a free child care initiative for individuals who still need a COVID-19 vaccination. This is part of a nationwide vaccine incentives program to get as many Americans as possible vaccinated by July 4th.  

From now until July 4, KinderCare, with four locations in Albuquerque, and Learning Care Group, which operates 14 La Petite Academy locations in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Bernalillo, and Santa Fe, will offer free drop-in appointments to those who need child care support to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or are recovering from the vaccination. 

Parents and caregivers who wish to make a drop-in appointment at a New Mexico KinderCare or La Petite Academy Location can do so at:  

KinderCare  

Call (866) 337-3105 or visit https://www.kindercare.com/lp/vaccine-free-day for details  

La Petite Academy  

Call (833) 459-3557 or visit https://www.learningcaregroup.com/vaccine-care-faq/ for details  

Eleven local pharmacies have also extended their hours of operation to accommodate as many New Mexicans as possible on June 18th and 25th: 

Pharmacy hours 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free transportation to vaccination sites is also now available through Lyft and Uber.  

For more information about vaccine incentives, please visit: https://www.vaccines.gov/incentives.html  

To schedule your own vaccination appointment - and learn about $100 incentives available this week - please visit vaccineNM.org.
 

 

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NMDOH

 

Baylee Rawson, Communications Specialist | baylee.rawson@state.nm.us

 


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