vaccines

LISTEN: New COVID Booster Shots Expected In The Coming Days

155 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

376 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

426 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

173 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

229 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.

New Mexico Legislature looking to relieve pressure on health care industry

159 Views   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