Health

NMPED launches emotional learning portal

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The state launched a new portal to help families with social and emotional issues. The Public Education Department partnered with 7 Mindsets, a national leader in online social-emotional learning solutions.

Three school districts to receive millions in mental health resources

SANTA FE, N.M. – Farmington Municipal Schools, Santa Fe Public Schools and Socorro Consolidated Schools will all receive around $9 million over the next five years.  The districts were chosen by New Mexico PED based on the number of students living in poverty and the number of families that speak languages

Last-minute cannabis license prompts calls for investigation

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico health officials in late June briefly opened a window to submit applications for lucrative licenses for pot production and then approved the only application received. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports the Health Department issued the license June 28 to Albuquerque-based GH LLC

New Mexico health officials believe 1 is dead after livestock drug overdose

New Mexico Health officials believe at least one person has died in the state after taking ivermectin to treat COVID-19. In a press conference Wednesday Dr. David Scrase issued a stern warning to New Mexicans to not take the anti-parasite drug sold at veterinary supply stores as a potential treatment for COVID-19.

Staffing shortage causes Clovis school to temporarily close

CLOVIS, N.M. (KRQE) – School districts across the state are dealing with the impacts of COVID-19. One high school in southeastern New Mexico had to close Friday because they didn’t have enough teachers able to come to work. The Clovis Municipal School District had to close Clovis High due to a

COVID-19 booster shot immunity with breakthrough cases

It’s been eight months since the first COVID-19 vaccine was made available, and booster shots are on the horizon. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends people take the booster shot at that eighth-month mark, but what happens if you’ve gotten the virus after being vaccinated?

Plenty of New Mexicans traveled on Labor Day weekend

Number of people at airports hit pre-pandemic levels ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Millions of New Mexicans hit the road and the friendly skies this weekend and for some of them, it was the first time since the pandemic they have traveled. “For the most part it is at full capacity,” said Simon