mask mandates

Navajo Nation rescinds mask mandate on reservation

85 Views  Â The Navajo Nation has rescinded a mask mandate that’s been in effect since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, officials announced Friday, fulfilling a pledge that new tribal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.

UNM institutes mask recommendation in response to COVID-19 uptick

346 Views  Â On Monday, June 20, the University of New Mexico administration announced that three-ply surgical masks or better are now recommended, but not required, indoors for all students, faculty and staff at the Albuquerque, Gallup and Valencia campuses, effective June 21. This new recommendation comes in response to the

TSA extending travel mask mandate for two weeks

512 Views  Â The Biden administration will extend the federal mask mandate for all transportation networks through May 3, 15 days after it had been set to expire amid a new coronavirus surge fueled by the BA.2 variant.

Report: High rate of New Mexico children lost caregivers to COVID-19

477 Views  Â Nationwide estimates highlight children who lost parents and caregivers ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Nearly everyone knows someone who got sick or passed away from COVID-19. And now, a recent report indicates a significant number of New Mexico children may have lost caretakers through the course of the pandemic.

For 1st time in nearly a year, all of Sonora now at low coronavirus risk

199 Views  Â For the first time in nearly a year, all of Sonora’s 72 municipalities in Mexico are considered green — or low risk — by state health authorities. That was nearly achieved two weeks ago when just Alamos in southern Sonora was considered yellow, or moderate risk.

CDC, doctors still recommend masks in some New Mexico counties

520 Views  Â Doctors: Mask wearing depends on health and what county you’re in Are you tired of wearing masks or do you still want to keep them on? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has some new recommendations when it comes to wearing masks. The new model focuses on