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  • San Juan Co. Remains YELLOW on NM COVID-19 Map

    Counties at the Yellow Level have either a new COVID-19 case incidence rate of no greater than 8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants during the most recent two-week period, or an average percent of positive COVID-19 test results over the most recent 14-day period less than or equal to 5%.

  • Durango Airport adds Frontier Airlines Flights to/from DEN & LAS

    Flights to Las Vegas will operate two days per week year-round, with departures on Monday and Friday. Flights to Denver will operate four days per week during an initial summer seasonal period, with departures on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The new Frontier service will utilize 150-seat Airbus A319 aircraft.

  • Aztec Hires Bloomfield's Kevin Summers as Superintendent

    The Aztec Municipal School District Board of Education is pleased to announce that a contract for Superintendent of Aztec Municipal School has been offered to Mr. Kevin Summers. Mr. Summers is currently the Director of PreK-12 Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment for Bloomfield Schools.

  • Mormon Temple to be built in Farmington

    This is the second-highest number of temples announced at one time in the history of the Church. The Farmington New Mexico Temple will be the state’s second temple. The first temple, the Albuquerque New Mexico Temple, was dedicated March 5, 2000.

  • NM Expands COVID Vaccine Eligibility

    All New Mexicans 16+ will be eligible for the vaccine beginning Monday, April 5 as the state moves to Phase 2 of its vaccination schedule.

  • San Juan County Awards Bid to Replace CR 5500 Bridge

    The replacement follows a 2017 structural analysis of the bridge over the San Juan River. The now 50-year-old bridge is not up to today’s standards and forced closure of one of the bridge’s two lanes.


COVID-19/Coronavirus

  • San Juan Co. Remains YELLOW on NM COVID-19 Map

    Counties at the Yellow Level have either a new COVID-19 case incidence rate of no greater than 8 cases per 100,000 inhabitants during the most recent two-week period, or an average percent of positive COVID-19 test results over the most recent 14-day period less than or equal to 5%.

  • Daily NM COVID-19 Statistics: 195,990 (+228) cases, 4,023 Deaths (+3)

    There were 33 new COVID 19 cases and no additional deaths in San Juan County reported on Thursday by the Department of Health

  • *Updated* Navajo Nation Active COVID-19 Cases Total: 30,404 (+15), 1,263 Deaths (+0)

    The total number of deaths is 1,263 as of Thursday. Reports indicate that 16,522 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 262,009 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 30,404.

  • NM Expands COVID Vaccine Eligibility

    All New Mexicans 16+ will be eligible for the vaccine beginning Monday, April 5 as the state moves to Phase 2 of its vaccination schedule.

  • NM Modifies Red-Green Restrictions, Adds Turquoise Level

    The framework includes a new least restrictive level where all categories of business can operate indoors with minimal occupancy limitations, depending on the risk level of the activity. A county will reach this least restrictive level, the Turquoise Level, by meeting key health criteria for two consecutive two-week periods and effectively graduating out of the Red-Yellow-Green framework, provided the virus remains suppressed.

  • Navajo Nation to Lessen Restrictions March 15

    "This is a carefully-crafted soft reopening that includes specific guidelines to continue helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19 while allowing more businesses to reopen at no more than 25-percent capacity along with strict provisions. We continue to rely on the data and the advice of public health experts as we move forward in this pandemic. The recent data shows that there is a consistent reduction in new infections, a reduction in hospital visits and hospital bed usage, and very high rates of vaccinations across the Navajo Nation,” said Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.


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