Day 4 - Questions? There are no bad questions! COVID Myth Crushers are here to help

Meet Dr. Melissa Martinez

Melissa Martinez, MD, is a professor of Internal Medicine at UNM and Medical Director of the COVID-19 Clinic at UNMH. Dr. Martinez wants to clear up some misconceptions about COVID-19 and the vaccine and answer some of the questions you might have.


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Your Biggest Questions Answered

Dr. Martinez Answers Your Questions!

Dr. Martinez has encountered some frequently asked questions regarding the virus and the vaccine and is here to answer them.

  • Were the vaccines developed too quickly?
  • If I'm young, do I need to get the vaccine?
  • Can I skip the second dose of the vaccine?
  • Will the vaccine make me infertile?

If you want answers for these questions and more, watch Dr. Martinez give detailed answers for them all.


COVID Myth Crushers logo.Common Myths

MYTH: If I have questions about COVID-19 or the vaccine, I should ask my friends and neighbors

Any questions about the COVID-19 virus and/or the vaccine should be asked to professionals. New Mexico also provides a COVID-19 Health Hotline at 1-855-600-3453 alongside a network of our own resources.

MYTH: Only my health care provider would be able to answer questions about COVID-19 or the vaccine.

While your health care provider can be a good resource for your COVID-19 or vaccination questions, there are many experts in the field. We encourage those who are out of our network to reach out so we can answer any and all questions.

Get a Vaccine

UNM Health will be vaccinating patients at The Pit at the University of New Mexico.
To register for a COVID-19 vaccination, visit The New Mexico Department of Health website.

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