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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 16, 2021
Department of Health announces end date for $100 August incentive
New Mexicans vaccinated between August 2 and 31 are eligible, but must register by September 10
SANTA FE - Throughout the month of August, the New Mexico Department of Health is running a second round of the $100 COVID-19 vaccine incentive program Stay Ahead New Mexico.
New Mexicans who receive a first or second dose of Pfizer or Moderna - or a first-and-only dose of J&J - between August 2 and 31 will be eligible. To receive the incentive, New Mexicans must register at vaccineNM.org by 5 pm on Friday, September 10.
New Mexicans are not required to schedule their vaccine appointments through the vaccineNM.org system. New Mexicans can receive their COVID-19 vaccine from any provider in the state.
Vaccine providers are required to submit information about vaccinations to the New Mexico State Immunization Information System. When the state receives this information, it will process the incentive payments. Payments will be distributed most quickly through email and text message; users who provide only home addresses will receive their incentives less quickly.
The funds for this incentive come from the federal American Rescue Plan.
New Mexicans under the age of 18 will not receive the incentive directly. Instead, their parents/guardians will be required to provide permission, and the incentive will be disbursed to the parent/guardian.
Hannah Long PhD, Communications Specialist | Hannah.Long@state.nm.us
The Department of Health works to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and deliver services to all New Mexicans. As New Mexico’s largest state agency, DOH offers public health services in all 33 counties and collaborates with 23 Native American tribes, Pueblos and nations.