NMDOH: 50% of eligible New Mexicans fully vaccinated

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The New Mexico Department of Health announced Thursday that 50% of those eligible in the state are fully vaccinated.

The governor will reopen the state once 60% of the state is fully vaccinated.

“More than half of eligible New Mexicans are now fully vaccinated, far above the national average of 35%. We’re well on our way to 60% fully vaccinated – and a long-awaited reopening,” said DOH Cabinet Secretary Dr. Tracie Collins.

According to the NMDOH, 61% of those eligible have received their first COVID-19 vaccine.

People can sign up to schedule a vaccine appointment on the state’s website.