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Free COVID-19 at-home antigen tests available again

SANTA FE — The Biden administration announced that starting today, all U.S. households can order a total of four at-home COVID-19 tests that will be mailed directly to them for free. Tests will begin shipping next week and can be ordered at Free at-home COVID-19...

Changes coming to New Mexico COVID-19 testing options

SANTA FE – The New Mexico New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) announced on Thursday changes to the testing options available to residents. At the end of last month, Curative notified the state that effective Dec. 28, 2022, Curative will conclude its COVID-19 testing...

Health Department moves to biweekly COVID-19 trends reporting

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) Epidemiology and Response Division will move to biweekly trends reporting beginning Dec. 20, 2022. The epidemiology trends reports are available here: https://cv.nmhealth.org/epidemiology-reports/. The DOH will...

New Omicron COVID-19 boosters offer enhanced protection

SANTA FE –  The New Mexico Department of Health (DOH) recommends the use of the first booster vaccine designed specifically to protect against the original COVID-19 and the most common form of COVID-19 in New Mexico, the BA.5 Omicron subvariant. Doses are expected to...

Department of Health amends emergency public health order

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health amended the state’s emergency public health order rescinding all previous orders and streamlined it to adapt to the evolving nature of the virus and the effective tools we have today along with shifting management to the...

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...

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