Heinrich Thanks New Mexico National Guard, Health Care Workers For Ramping Up Vaccine Distributions In Albuquerque

Senator Heinrich secured $20 billion in the American Rescue Plan to supercharge nationwide vaccine distributions

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Today, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) visited with the New Mexico National Guard and health care workers that are assisting with efforts to help more New Mexicans receive the COVID-19 vaccine. 

PHOTOS: Heinrich Thanks New Mexico National Guard, Health Care Workers Ramping Up Vaccine Distributions In Albuquerque 

“We secured provisions in the American Rescue Plan to ramp up vaccine distribution and help communities and businesses recover. They mark the beginning of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Heinrich. “Thank you to the New Mexico National Guard and health care workers helping to get more vaccines into more arms. I encourage every New Mexican to make a plan to get vaccinated.” 

Senator Heinrich helped secure $20 billion in the American Rescue Plan to supercharge nationwide vaccine distributions, as well as $50 billion for testing, genomic sequencing of variants, and contact tracing efforts.