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City of Albuquerque Partners with Local Pharmacy to Provide FREE Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines

City making vaccines more accessible with clinics at City Senior and Multigenerational Centers

The City of Albuquerque Department of Senior Affairs has partnered with local pharmacy, Best Buy Drugs to offer FREE flu vaccine, COVID19 vaccine and COVID19 booster clinics to help keep Albuquerque families healthy as we head into the holiday season of gatherings and travel plans.

To make the clinics accessible to as many Albuquerque residents as possible, there will be various opportunities at senior and multigenerational center locations during the next two weeks. The dates and locations of the shot clinics are:

  • Dec. 20, 2021, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Palo Duro Senior Center, 5221 Palo Duro Dr. NE 87110
  • Dec. 21, 2021, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Bear Canyon Senior Center, 4645 Pitt St., NE 87111
  • Dec. 22, 2021, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Los Volcanes Senior Center, 6500 Los Volcanes Rd. NW, 87121
  • Dec. 23, 2021, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Barelas Senior Center, 714 7th St. SW, 87102
  • Dec. 27, 2021, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center, 501 Elizabeth St. SE, 87123
  • Dec. 28, 2021, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., North Valley Senior Center, 3825 4th St. NW, 87107
  • Dec. 29, 2021, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., North Domingo Baca Senior Center, 7521 Carmel Ave. NE, 87113
  • Dec. 29, 2021, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., Highland Senior Center, 131 Monroe St. NE, 87108

“Vaccinations can reduce the number of patients who need hospitalization and lessen their impact on a health care system already overburdened,” said Anna Sanchez, Director of the Department of Senior Affairs. “This is why we want to make sure we do our part in helping provide opportunities and access to getting vaccines to Albuquerque families as easily as possible.”

Vaccines against COVID-19 and the flu are an important component of personal and community protection against these viruses. You can learn more information about the Department of Senior Affairs FREE COVID-19 and Flu shot clinics by visiting cabq.gov/seniors/events or call 505-764-6400 Monday-Friday 8:15 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.