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Covid-19 Update

Current information about the New Mexico Public Health Order and CDC Covid Safe Practices 

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New Mexico Department of Health,  Updated October 15, 2021

From: Public Health Order, New Mexico Department of Health 

"All New Mexicans should continue to adhere to social distancing protocols when required to protect our state as a whole."

Public Health Order: Direct

"(1) Unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, all individuals ages 2 years and older shall wear a mask or multilayer cloth face covering in all indoor public settings except when eating or drinking...

"(3) All business, establishments, and non-profit entities must adhere to the pertinent COVID-Safe Practices

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Updated August 13, 2021

From: CDC: How to Protect Yourself & Others

  • Wear a mask - If you are not fully vaccinated and aged 2 or older, you should wear in indoor public places

    • Or in areas of high number of COVID-19 cases, consider wearing a mask in crowded outdoor settings and for activities with close contact with others who are not fully vaccinated​

    • People who are considered or taking medications that weaken the immune system...

  • Stay 6 feet away from others

    • who are sick and people who aren't in your household...

  • Avoid Crowds and poorly ventilated spaces

    • If indoors, bring in fresh air by opening windows and doors, if possible​

  • Wash your hands often

    • Use soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose​, coughing, sneezing, or touching your face...

CDC Covid-19: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/prevention.html

NMDOH Public Health Order: https://cv.nmhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/101521-PHO-1.pdf