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

138 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

47 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.

Small businesses respond to mask mandate lift

53 Views  Â 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

48 Views  Â 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.

New Mexico Legislature looking to relieve pressure on health care industry

49 Views  Â Legislation to recruit and keep health care professionals from New Mexico headed to governor’s desk Our state faces a massive health care worker shortage, and state lawmakers hope to address it. The Legislature is looking to spend about $171 million to recruit and retain health care professionals. They’re also

Governor, lawmakers discuss end of 2022 legislative session

43 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and Democratic lawmakers discussed the end of the state’s legislative session in a news conference Thursday afternoon. Several surprise announcements have so far punctuated the end of the session. Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced during Thursday’s news conference that New

New Mexico ending its mask mandate, effective immediately

129 Views  Â SANTA FE, N.M. — The state of New Mexico is ending its mask mandate, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announced. Speaking during a Thursday afternoon press briefing, the governor removed her own face covering, saying that the state’s face mask mandate for indoor public settings is lifted, effective immediately.