Vaccinating

Research & Articles

Vaccine hesitancy & Access challenges

View research on why people are not getting vaccinated and the emerging tools and practices used to address it. 

New Mexico Statewide Parent Vaccination Messaging Survey Identifies Strategies to Help With Outreach for Vaccination of Children

Gabriel R. Sanchez, Ph.D., Jordin Tafoya - UNM Center for Social Policy 

In this report, researchers at the UNM Center for Social Policy present their results from a vaccine messaging survey among parents in New Mexico to identify strategies for increasing vaccination rates among children ages 5-11.

New Mexico Statewide Vaccination Messaging Survey Identifies Strategies to Help Achieve Full Vaccination Across the State

Gabriel R. Sanchez, Ph.D., et. al. - UNM Center for Social Policy 

The UNM Center for Social Policy along with several national partners worked to survey New Mexican attitudes about COVID-19 vaccines. This report provides data to create evidenced-based strategies to improve outreach to those New Mexicans still hesitant to become vaccinated or who have faced challenges with the process. To see methodology, also visit here

COVID-19 and the LGBT Community: Vaccinations and the Economic Toll of the Pandemic

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation & PSB

In this brief, the HRC Foundation and PSB look at data on vaccine uptake, hesitancy, and the economic impact of the pandemic on the LGBT+ Community. 

What must be done to tackle vaccine hesitancy and barriers to COVID-19 vaccination in migrants?

Alison F. Crenshaw et. al. Journal of Travel Medicine, Volume 28, Issue 4, May 2021

In this article, Crenshaw et. al. explore solutions to addressing vaccine hesitancy and access barriers among high-risk migrant populations globally. 

NM COVID-19 Vaccination Research & Messaging Survey: Insights Specific to Young Adults (18-29)

Gabriel R. Sanchez, Ph.D., Betzaira Mayorga-Calleros, B.A., Shannon Sanchez-Youngman, Ph.D. - UNM Center for Social Policy 

In this report, researchers at the UNM Center for Social Policy present their results from a vaccine messaging survey among young adults to provide strategies for tackling vaccine hesitancy. 

New Mexico's Immigrant Communities Need Reassurance: Being Vaccinated Will Not Make Them Vulnerable to Immigration Officials or Loss of Public Benefits 

Gabriel R. Sanchez, Ph.D., et. al. - UNM Center for Social Policy 

This brief from the UNM Center of Social Policy examines barriers to vaccine uptake among immigrant communities in New Mexico, and the strategies to address them. Download the following infographics: English/Español

PRIORITIZING EQUITY IN COVID-19 VACCINATIONS: Promising Practices from States to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities

Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy & National Governors Association Center for Best Practices

This publication examines different strategies employed by states that can be valuable models in how to center equity in vaccine distribution. 

Building Confidence in COVID-19 Vaccines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Vaccinate with Confidence is the strategic framework of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to strengthen vaccine confidence and prevent outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States.

Journalism on Vaccine hesitancy & Access Challenges 

Want People to Take the COVID-19 Vaccine? Confront Racism in Health Care

The Commonwealth Fund

Listen to this podcast episode of The Dose or read the full transcript with a medical professional on the steps we need to take to achieve vaccine equity and address access barriers. 

Promoting health equity: Tools & Strategies

Putting Equity at the Center of New Mexico’s COVID-19 Vaccination Program

The New Mexico Department of Health

Review the NMDOH's strategy to center health equity in COVID-19 vaccine efforts. 

CDC COVID-19 Response Health Equity Strategy: Accelerating Progress Towards Reducing COVID-19 Disparities and Achieving Health Equity

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

View the CDC's strategy to center health equity in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Combatting Health Misinformation: Reports, Publications, & Toolkits from HHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

View the HHS's hub of resources to use for navigating health misinformation.