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State workers, National Guard asked to fill school gap

11 ViewsSANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham announced a statewide initiative on Wednesday, Jan. 19 that will provide support for schools by encouraging state workers and National Guard members to volunteer to become licensed pre-K teachers or childcare workers in an effort to keep doors open for in-person

UNM requires 3-ply medical-grade masks indoors

9 ViewsThe University of New Mexico is requiring a three-ply or better medical-grade mask when indoors, made effective Tuesday, Jan. 17. This decision, which updated the previous mask policy that allowed cloth masks, was made in response to the recent surge of COVID-19 cases and the increased infectiousness of the

State introduces free at-home rapid testing program

113 Views More than a million tests expected by next week SANTA FE – Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) are securing over 1 million ihealth at-home rapid antigen tests for the state, to be initially distributed in areas of higher social vulnerability. So

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