UNM lifts COVID-19 vaccine requirement

32 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico announced Monday they’ll no longer require the students and employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

NMSU system ends COVID-19 vaccine, case reporting requirements

58 Views   The New Mexico State University system announced Wednesday that it will end its requirement that all employees and students become fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment or enrollment. The requirement has been in place since January 2022 for employees and was extended to in-person students

Navajo Nation rescinds mask mandate on reservation

85 Views   The Navajo Nation has rescinded a mask mandate that’s been in effect since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, officials announced Friday, fulfilling a pledge that new tribal President Buu Nygren made while campaigning for the office.

Newest COVID-19 variant XBB.1.5 spreading

82 Views   The variant is called XBB.1.5 and it’s a subvariant of Omicron A new COVID-19 variant is spreading throughout the U.S. and causing some concern in New Mexico. The variant is called XBB.1.5, and it’s a subvariant of Omicron.

Could we also see triage tents at Presbyterian and Lovelace?

107 Views   “We’re doing everything we can to take care of the community,” Dr. Jason Mitchell, chief medical officer at Presbyterian Healthcare Services, said. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Local hospitals are scrambling to keep up with resources after a surge of patients, and efforts are now including inflatable tents.

Restaurant industry seeks help for struggling restaurants amid COVID-19

118 Views   The New Mexico Restaurant Association is requesting additional funds at the 2023 legislative session ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The restaurant industry has taken a huge hit since the start of the pandemic nearly three years ago. So, CEO Carol Wight with the New Mexico Restaurant Association is requesting additional funding