New Mexico State Department of Health will begin to provide COVID-19 testing in southern Doña Ana County starting next Monday. Senator Joseph Cervantes made the announcement. The move was in response to requests from elected officials in Sunland Park. Health Cabinet Secretary Kathy Kunkel confirmed that COVID-19 testing administered byRead More →

The Associated Press is reporting New Mexico is expanding coronavirus testing to many people without medical symptoms as health officials said “asymptomatic people” appear to be contributing significantly to the virus’ spread in the state. Testing will now be available to asymptomatic people who come into close contact or liveRead More →

Researchers at the University of Washington project that hundreds of New Mexicans could die in the coronavirus outbreak through late June or early July – with a peak of 16 people dying each day for a stretch in late April. The Albuquerque Journal is reporting that even with social-distancing efforts throughRead More →

In recent days, several Pueblos have seen an influx of visitors to nearby recreational areas posing a potential threat to vulnerable communities impacted by limited health and safety resources. Following state and national trends, Pueblos have implemented travel bans and restrictions and closed all tribal gaming facilities and operations inRead More →