Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Flu Shots Available On Jan. 6.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Jackie Jadrnak Journal Staff Writer

Albuquerque-area residents who haven't had their flu shots yet will get their chance on Jan. 6, during a citywide clinic sponsored by various health care organizations.

The flu vaccines, delayed by manufacturing difficulties earlier this year, finally showed up in bulk on health organizations' doorsteps about two weeks ago.

And the state Department of Health wants people to know that it's not too late to get vaccinated.

"There is enough vaccine for everyone now. We would like to have everyone protected," said Dr. Suzanne Westman. She is a public health adviser from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who is assigned to the state Department of Health. …

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