COVID-19 Information

US President Update: Social Distancing Continues

NM Governor Update: Phase I may be June 1, 2020

STAY HOME. STAY SAFE. #WeAreInThisTogether

San Miguel

Cases:

103

Tests in New Mexico

27,790 NM Confirmed Positive Cases

15,586 NM Recovered Cases (56.08% of positive cases)

854 NM Deceased Cases  (3.07% of positive cases)

State Government Updates & Resources

  UPDATES  

Federal

Government

The Federal Government has provided resources to assist public during the COVID-19 pandemic.

State

Government

New Mexico has provided resources, updates and LIVE videos from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham.

City

Government

Mayor Louie A. Trujillo and the City of Las Vegas has provided updates, webinars, videos, executive orders, local assistance and much more.

Tourism

Mayor Louie A. Trujillo and the City of Las Vegas has provided updates, webinars, videos, executive orders, local assistance and much more.

New Mexico is in Phase I of the Recovery Process

June 1, 2020

  1. Bar and counter seating prohibited; no standing service

  2. Six feet of distance between tables of seated customers

  3. Discontinue service stations that require customers to congregate

  4. Stringent and regular sanitizing; training's for employees on cleaning processes

  5. Additional COVID-Safe Practices and requirements on cv.nmhealth.org and newmexico.org

Hair Salons, barbershops, tatoo parlors, massage services and nail salons may operate at 25% of Maximum occupancy in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices

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  • Accept clients on an appointment-only basis

  • More COVID-Safe Practices and requirements on cv.nmhealth.org and newmexico.gov

Indoor Malls may open at 25% of maximum occupancy

  • Loitering prohibited; food courts must remain closed

Gyms may operate at 50% of maximum occupancy in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices

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  • Pools may be used only for lap-swimming and lessons of up to two students; pools must otherwise adhere to CDC guidelines for pools, hot tubs, and water playgrounds

  • Personal training permitted for up to 2 trainees

  • Additional restrictions apply -- see more COVID-Safe Practices on cvnmhealth.org and newmexico.gov

Additional Openings

  • Drive-in theaters permitted with COVID-Safe Practices in place

  • additional state parks will reopen in phases

  • Hotels may operate at 50% of maximum occupancy under COVID-Safe Practices

  • 14-day quarantine order for airport arrivals amended to permit certain business travel under COVID-Safe Practices

  • Applies to the entire state (northwestern public health region included)

What remains the same?

  • ​Retailers and houses of worship may operate at 25% of maximum occupancy in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices

  • Bars remain temporarily closed

  • Breweries/wineries can do curbside pickup where permitted by license

  • Face coverings must be worn in public settings 

  • Mass gatherings must be worn in public settings

  • Stay home (especially if sick or vulnerable) to the greatest extent possible. Keep 6 feet of physical distance from others if you must go out

Update: 6/25/2020

Spread

Spread of

COVID-19

Rate of 

Transmission

Value

Current

Spread

Rate

1.05 or less

1.12

Testing

Testing Capacity

# of Tests

Daily Value

Current

Per Day

General/Targeted

7 Day Rolling

5,000

4,601

Care Capacity

Care

Availability

Value

Current

Statewide

7 Hub Hospitals

<460

270

What can I do to help slow the spread?

 

* Stay Home except for work/urgent needs/emergencies

* Wear a cloth face covering

* Keep 6 feet of physical distance in public spaces

* Don't congregate in groups - at parks, on hikes, etc.

* SUPPORT LOCAL BUSINESSES (buynmlocal.com)

* Help neighbors

*Offer to shop for groceries

*Make face coverings if you have extra fabric or other resources

*Reach out, stay in contact

* Monitor yourself for symptoms and find out how to get tested! cv.nmhealth.gov

COVID-19 STATEWIDE RESPONSE REFERRAL NUMBERS

Employment/Income Loss or Reduction

 

  • If you are unemployed and/or underemployed and need assistance route to Department of Workforce Solutions Call Center. 1.800.664.6984

  • If you are a small business/employer and need assistance route to Economic Development for Small Business. 1.505.827.0300

Family & Misc.

 

If you need assistance with childcare route to 1.800.691.9067 NM Kids Child Care Resource Center

If you have complaints about facilities not closing route to 505.469.2940 or 1.505.629.2845

If you want to volunteer or need a volunteer route to 1.505.476.2200

Health Insurance

 

  • If you need assistance obtaining health insurance route to HSD/Medicaid 1.800.0283.4465

  • If are not eligible for Medicaid, you can apply for affordable health insurance online. www.bewellnm.com or call 1.855.996.6449

Housing

 

If you need assistance with housing/utilities route to Housing-Mortgage Finance Authority (MFA) Emergency Housing 1.800.444.6880

Utilites HSD Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program 1.888.523.0051

FOOD ASSISTANCE

 

School age children route to Public Education Dept.

1.505.827.6683

Senior/Adult with disabilities: i.e. Seniors Who Need Groceries or Meals

1.800.432.2080

Emotional Crisis, Mental Health, or Substance Abuse

1.855.662.7474


SNAP benefits route to HSD/Income Support Division

1.800.283.4465

WIC route to Department of Health

  • WIC questions on food or formula availability 1.505.469.0929

  • WIC Operations Manager 1.505.8197028

  • WIC general questions 1.866.867.3124

Youth Conservation Group

 

The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) was created in 1992 to provide a process to employ youth ages 14-25 in public projects that conserve New Mexico's natural resources and provide community benefits of lasting value. YCC grants are open to governement agencies, tribal governments and 501c non-profits.

The YCC RFP for 2021 will be released in July 2020 and be open through early October. If you would like to be notified directly when the RFP is released, please email sarah.wood@state.nm.us to be added to the list. YCC will hold several preproposal conferences around the state to assist applicants, and also post conference and other assistance online.  

Counseling & Training

 

If you, like many small business owners, need a business counselor to help guide you through this uncertain time, you can turn to your local Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Women's Business Center (WBC), or SCORE mentorship chapter. 

 

These resource partners, and the associations that represent them, will receive additional funds to expand their reach and better support small business owners with counseling and up-to-date information regarding COVID-19. There will soon be a joint platform that consolidates information and resources related to COVID-19 in order to provide consistent, timely information to small businesses.  

https://www.sba .gov/local-assistance/fi nd/

State of New Mexico

Help for Negatively Impacted by COVID-19

 

The state of New Mexico has a business-loan guarantee program in order to make capital more available to business owners whose operations are severly impacted by the COVID-19 health emergency. 

PNM Resources Foundation

 

PNM Resources Foundation is offering a $200,000 Community Safety grant opportunity to qualifying SOlc3s, with preference given to organizations that implemented COVID-19 response programs for the community’s most at-risk senior population.


Funding will range from $10,000 to $50,000 awards. This grant cycle begins on March 25th and ends on April 2nd at midnight. Please share this information and encourage your local nonprofits to apply for this community safety grant.

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