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NMDOH to introduce COVID-19 saliva tests

Santa Fe, NM (KKOB) –The New Mexico Department of Health, evolving with the demands of COVID-19, will begin administering an FDA-approved COVID test that involves swabbing the mouth to collect a saliva sample. The department will begin offering the test at Balloon Fiesta Park on Monday. NMDOH is collaborating with Curative, a research company in…MORE

Department of Health expands COVID testing surge across New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM (KKOB) –Following a successful administration of 10,000 COVID-19 tests throughout southern New Mexico, the state of New Mexico and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services continue their COVID-19 testing partnership efforts to include five locations. Beginning Saturday, Nov. 21, the Department of Health will establish five new testing sites to continue…MORE

Navajo Nation orders new three-week stay-at-home lockdown

Window Rock, AZ (AP) –The Navajo Nation on Monday will reinstate a stay-at-home lockdown for the entire reservation while closing tribal offices and requiring new closures and safety measures for businesses due to rising COVID-19 cases. The lockdown goes into effect Monday for a three-week period, tribal officials announced Friday night. A previously ordered 56-hour…MORE

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