SANTA FE –SANTA FE –David R. Scrase, M.D., Acting Cabinet Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Health, Deputy Secretary Laura Parajón, M.D., and Christine Ross, M.D., NMDOH State Epidemiologist, will host a remote news conference tomorrow, November 17th, to provide an update on the state’s efforts to address COVID-19. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is also expected to join the presentation, her schedule permitting.
WHAT: COVID-19 and vaccine update with Q & A
WHEN: Wednesday, November 17th, at 2PM MST
WHERE: The news conference will be streamed live on the:
The news conference will also be streamed with a Spanish language interpreter on Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s YouTube page.
Following the presentation, members of the media will be able to participate remotely. If you’re a member of the media and would like the opportunity to ask questions, please RSVP to Baylee Rawson with your name and media affiliation. After your RSVP is received, you will receive more information about how to participate. We will attempt to unmute the media individually for your questions. However, please be prepared to type your questions in the chat, in the event there are unexpected technical difficulties. If you have specific questions about the state’s epidemiological reports, please submit them to Baylee Rawson before 12pm tomorrow.
Matt Bieber, Communications Director | Matt.Bieber@state.nm.us | (505) 470-2290
The Department of Health works to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and deliver services to all New Mexicans. As New Mexico’s largest state agency, DOH offers public health services in all 33 counties and collaborates with 23 Native American tribes, Pueblos and nations.