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New Mexico COVID-19 Friday 10/16 update: 819 new cases, totaling 35,770

(PRESS RELEASE)   Santa FE, NM (KKOB) – New Mexico state health officials on Friday announced 819 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are: 178 new cases in Bernalillo County 26 new cases in Chaves County 9 new cases in Cibola County 76 new cases in Curry County…MORE

Covid-19 cases soar in New Mexico

Santa Fe, NM (KKOB)–The surge in coronavirus cases continues in New Mexico. The State Department of Health reported 488 new cases on Friday. That’s the highest single day total since the pandemic began in March. Three more people died, bringing the death toll to 902. Hospitalizations are also becoming a concern. 133 people are now…MORE

Department of Health provides COVID-19 testing Saturday in Portales

(PRESS RELEASE) Portales, NM (KKOB)  – The New Mexico Department of Health will provide drive up screening for the COVID-19 virus on Saturday, October 10th at the Portales Public Health Office, 1513 W. Fir Street, from 2:00 to 5:00 pm or while supplies last. Those wishing to be tested are asked to pre-register online at https://cvtestreg.nmhealth.org/. The Department…MORE

Department of Health provides COVID-19 testing Sunday in Hobbs

(PRESS RELEASE) Hobbs, NM (KKOB)  – The New Mexico Department of Health will provide drive up screening for the COVID-19 virus on Sunday, October 11th at the Hobbs Public Health Office, 1923 N. Dal Paso, from 7:00 to 10:00 am or while supplies last. Those wishing to be tested are asked to pre-register online at https://cvtestreg.nmhealth.org/. The Department…MORE

Department of Health provides COVID-19 testing Monday in Ruidoso

(PRESS RELEASE) Ruidoso, NM (KKOB) – The New Mexico Department of Health will provide drive up screening for the COVID-19 virus on Monday, October 12th at the Ruidoso Public Health Office, 111 Kansas City Road, from 8:00 to 10:00 am or while supplies last. Those wishing to be tested are asked to pre-register online at https://cvtestreg.nmhealth.org/. The Department…MORE

COVID-19 testing Saturday in Clovis

(PRESS RELEASE) CLOVIS, NM (KKOB)  – The New Mexico Department of Health will provide drive up screening for the COVID-19 virus on Saturday, October 3rd at the Clovis Public Health Office, 1216 Cameo Street, from 8:30 to 10:30 am. Those wishing to be tested will need to pre-register online at https://cvtestreg.nmhealth.org/. When asked, provide event code number 1032020. Registration…MORE

State offering free domestic well water tests in Española, Santa Fe

(PRESS RELEASE) Santa FE, NM (KKOB)– The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) and Department of Health (DOH) are excited to announce the first free water testing event since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic will take place this weekend in Española and Santa Fe. Surveys show the majority of New Mexican private well users haven’t had…MORE

CYFD urged to seriously address under-reporting of child abuse as NM schools remain closed

(PRESS RELEASE) Santa Fe, NM–(KKOB)– Several House Republican Legislators, and Albuquerque Public School (APS) Board of Education member, Peggy Muller-Aragon, today urged the NM Children Youth and Families (CYFD) department to address the under-reporting of suspected child abuse during the continued schools shutdown. A recent report, during the Legislative Finance Council interim meeting, revealed that…MORE

Las Vegas, NM city offices closed

Albuqueruqe,NM (KKOB) — Las Vegas, New Mexico city offices were temporarily shut down after at least 10 employees tested positive for Covid-19. Those employees worked in various departments, but all of the city offices are being disinfected. Las Vegas city councilor David Romero said that the city is making sure that all protocols are being…MORE

Updated New Mexico COVID-19 cases: Now at 24,732

(press release) SANTA FE, NM (KKOB) – New Mexico state health officials on Wednesday announced 205 additional COVID-19 cases. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are: 39 new cases in Bernalillo County 20 new cases in Chaves County 3 new cases in Cibola County 6 new cases in Curry County 20…MORE

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