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Oral treatment for COVID-19: The game changer

By: David R. Scrase, M.D. acting cabinet secretary for New Mexico Department of Health There have been a lot of game changers since COVID-19 began - including the virus itself, which has completely upended our way of life, across the globe. For two years we have been...

COVID-19 treatments available for high risk individuals

New Mexicans at risk of severe disease encouraged to seek treatment early SANTA FE – The Department of Health reminds New Mexicans that COVID-19 treatments are available and can be accessed at many pharmacies, clinics and health systems across the state. These...

State renews COVID-19 public health orders

SANTA FE – A public health order issued Friday by the New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) renewed the existing public health orders related to COVID-19. The renewal has been extended through May 16, 2022.   “We know being up-to-date on vaccines is the best way to...

NMDOH recommends additional COVID-19 booster for over 50 and for immunocompromised individuals 12 and older

Individuals who received J&J vaccine or booster are advised to receive a second mRNA vaccine

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) recommends that people over the age of 50 who received an initial booster dose at least four months ago receive a second mRNA booster (Pfizer or Moderna) to increase their protection against severe disease from COVID-19 ( for a total of four doses).

NMDOH will not host a COVID-19 update this week

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will not host a COVID-19 update press conference this week. We are relieved to be entering a new phase of the pandemic, and learning together how to coexist with COVID. We now have significantly lower case counts...

NMDOH revises its COVID-19 case count reporting protocol

UPDATE: There was a technical difficulty today which delayed data reporting until after 3 p.m., but the numbers are up now. Thank you for your patience as we work to improve our new processes Note: New cases represent the total number of people with COVID-19 that the...

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