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NMSU discontinues food and drink sales during sporting events

13 ViewsLAS CRUCES, NM – Citing inconsistent fan compliance with the state’s indoor mask mandate, New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu announced Monday that all food and beverage sales during indoor sporting events at NMSU will be discontinued until New Mexico’s mask mandate is lifted statewide.

Nurses speak at Roundhouse in support of bill expanding nursing programs

19 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Thursday, the state legislature is hearing from nurses as lawmakers figure out how to solve the state’s nursing shortage. “We are woefully lacking in being able to immediately spin up and be able to graduate hundreds of more students. Yes, it does take resources, lots of resources,”

U.S. Rep. Stansbury Says She Has Tested Positive For COVID-19

8 ViewsALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico Congresswoman Melanie Stansbury says she has tested positive for COVID-19 and is quarantining at home due to what she says is a breakthrough case. Stansbury announced in a statement released late Tuesday that she sought medical guidance after experiencing respiratory symptoms.

Mutation of omicron variant called ‘BA.2’ found in New Mexico

12 ViewsThe New Mexico Dept. of Health lab director tells KOAT “BA.2” doesn’t appear to be more deadly at this point. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The New Mexico Department of Health confirmed to KOAT they found a mutation of the omicron variant. NMDOH Director for the State Scientific Lab Dr. Michael Edwards said on

Gov. Lujan Grisham registers to be a substitute teacher

9 Views ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is expected to teach in an elementary school classroom this week, according to a governor’s office spokesperson. The governor is registered to be a substitute in New Mexico.

When will New Mexico hit its peak in new COVID-19 infections?

10 ViewsNew Mexico broke its record for new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, but Dept. of Health officials said the peak isn’t here yet. New Mexico reported 5,735 new COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, shattering a record. The state department of health tells KOAT the peak will likely be in late January