New Mexico hospitals ease COVID-19 restrictions

425 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – It has been three long years since the COVID lockdowns and pandemic restrictions, but as we continue the return to normalcy, our state’s hospitals are also starting to return to some pre-pandemic operations.  The biggest change you may notice is mask requirements have been lifted at

LISTEN: New COVID Booster Shots Expected In The Coming Days

533 Views   KSFR’s Mary Lou Cooper talks with University of Colorado infectious disease expert Dr. Thomas Campbell to discuss the next generation of COVID-19 vaccine boosters. Why are new boosters needed? How will they differ from the ones available right now? And who will be eligible for the new boosters?

ABQ BioPark animals get the COVID-19 vaccine

809 Views   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Humans are not the only ones at risk of catching COVID-19, animals can also be infected. That’s why the ABQ BioPark is working to boost the protection of several animals.

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

801 Views   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.

Small businesses respond to mask mandate lift

539 Views   Although Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham lifted New Mexico’s indoor mask mandate in mid-February, small businesses have been deciding for themselves whether or not they really want to stop wearing masks. Matt Alexander, the owner of Picture Perfect Photo Lab, said he allowed his employees to vote on if they

Here’s where you still have to wear a mask in New Mexico

597 Views   ALBUIQUERQUE, N.M. — The state of New Mexico ended its mask mandate last week after Gov. Lujan Grisham announced the news in a press conference on Thursday. However, there are still places in New Mexico that require people to wear a mask.