Health

Do you have COVID-19, flu, or a cold? How to tell the difference

7 ViewsSARASOTA COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — Most people coming down with a cough, sore throat, or runny nose this holiday season will want to know: Is it COVID, the flu, or the common cold? With cold and flu season ramping up and the omicron variant rapidly spreading across the country, it

Gathering for the holidays? Dept. of Health urges at-home COVID testing before

9 ViewsEarlier this month, the White House announced 150 million Americans who have private health insurance will be eligible for full reimbursement by their insurance company after they buy an at-home test. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Ahead of the holidays, the New Mexico Department of Health is urging New Mexicans to get tested before

Germany locks down unvaccinated people, as leaders there plan to make shots compulsory

9 ViewsGermany on Thursday announced a nationwide lockdown for the unvaccinated, as its leaders backed plans for mandatory vaccinations in the coming months. Unvaccinated people will be banned from accessing all but the most essential businesses, such as supermarkets and pharmacies, to curb the spread of coronavirus, outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel and

Hospitals say delta COVID-19 variant is still biggest threat

6 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The majority of people in the hospital are still unvaccinated COVID-19 patients and here at University of New Mexico Hospital, they are operating at over 140% capacity. This means every single bed and even different units are being used and converted into patient areas but as we

New Mexico’s COVID-19 numbers not looking good

11 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — When it comes to COVID-19, the numbers in the Land of Enchantment are not looking good. “I think we’re the victims to a large degree of our own success,” Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said in an interview with KOAT.

Colorado governor calls out New Mexico’s mask mandate

14 Views SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The mask debate continues. This time, it’s governor versus governor. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said last week he won’t be requiring masks like New Mexico and will be leaving it up to counties, even as their cases keep climbing. He’s claiming masks haven’t helped