COVID-19/Coronavirus

New Mexico COVID-19 cases: 7,689 (+69)

San Juan County, NM COVID-19 cases: 1,733 (+19) 

New Mexico COVID-19 Deaths: 349 (+5)

[San Juan County, NM Deaths: 108 (+2)]

New Mexico COVID-19 Recoveries: 2,853 (+125) 

The state Department of Health is updating its dedicated COVID-19 webpage, viewable here: cv.nmhealth.org.

  • Daily NM COVID-19 Statistics: 7,689 (+69) cases, 3522 Deaths (+5)

    The Department of Health on Sunday also reported 19 new cases and two additional deaths in San Juan County, New Mexico related to COVID-19.

  • *Updated* Navajo Nation COVID-19 Cases Total: 5,142 (+98), 246 Deaths (+79)

    The total number of deaths has reached 246 as of Sunday. Preliminary reports from nine health care facilities indicate that approximately 1,840 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, with more reports still pending. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases for the Navajo Nation has reached 5,348.

  • *Updated* Montezuma Co. CO COVID-19 Total: 30 (+3), Fatality: 2 (+0)

    Due to privacy laws, no more information about the infected individual will be released. Montezuma County Public Health Department is conducting contact tracing according to CDC protocols.

  • Statewide limited reopening for dine-in restaurants, indoor malls, gyms, salons and more

    Contrary to earlier amendments to the public health order, these newest changes include ALL of New Mexico, including Farmington and San Juan County in the northwest part of the state.

  • COVID-19 Testing this week in Farmington & Kirtland

    The New Mexico Department of Health will provide free COVID-19 Testing at San Juan College, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 26 through June 18, beginning at 7 a.m. Testing will also be provided Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at Judy Nelson Elementary School in Kirtland, NM.

  • Face Masks Required for Durango Shoppers

    Beginning May 22, 2020 all persons shall wear a Face Covering when entering, waiting in line to enter and while in the following locations within the City of Durango:

  • San Juan College Summer Classes to be Online

    San Juan College has extended the stay-at-home order for non-essential employees until further notice. Kids Kollege, which was scheduled to begin June 22 is now canceled through the end of June. 

  • Governor Announces COVID-19 Progress Here, Some Restrictions Lifted

    The three counties – McKinley, San Juan and Cibola – in the state’s northwestern public health region that remains a COVID-19 hotspot are exempt from the new order but will be allowed to move into the preparation phase that began two weeks ago for the rest of the state. That means that in those counties, non-essential retailers may provide curbside pickup or delivery; golf courses, pet and veterinary services may open; and gun stores may operate by appointment. However, the order to stay home except for essential outings remains in place.

  • *Updated* First COVID-19 Death in LaPlata Co. as Cases Increase by +3

    More info can be found via the data dashboard on SJBPH’s Coronavirus page: https://sjbpublichealth.org/coronavirus/

  • *Update* Modified Gallup Lockdown EXTENDED until Sunday

    The extended order means businesses will continue to be closed from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.; only two people may travel together in a car; and Gallup residents should remain at home except for emergency outings through noon Sunday, May 10. Roads into Gallup will remain closed for non-residents until 8 p.m. Friday, May 8.

  • NM Gov. Amends Stay At Home Order Everywhere, Except Here

    Excerpt from the Public Health Order issued April 30, 2020 "This Order shall take effect immediately and remain in effect through May 15, 2020. This Order shall be effective in all counties of New Mexico except for Cibola County, McKinley County, and San Juan County. This Order may be renewed consistent with any direction from the Governor. Cibola County, McKinley County, and San Juan County remain subject to the terms of the April 11, 2020 Public Health Emergency Order through May 15, 2020. "

  • *Updated* 17 Navajo Police Offices Test Positive for COVID-19

    On Monday, the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services delivered two mobile command units to the Navajo Police Department, one of which is currently at the Navajo Police Training Academy and will serve as the police dispatch. “To ensure we are answering calls for service, our incident command team is working diligently with all police districts to ensure the needs of the communities are met.” Chief Francisco added.

  • No Cost COVID-19 Testing this Sunday & Monday for Certain Groups

    -Persons experiencing symptoms such as fever, cough, chills or shortness of breath. -Essential workers with or without symptoms including healthcare workers, first responders, public works, and grocery store employees showing now symptoms. -People with or without symptoms who are contacts or household members of New Mexico residents who have already tested positive for the Coronavirus. -Employees and residents of congregate settings with or without symptoms. -Anyone who may have traveled to any area with community spread in the last 14 days

  • *UPDATE* First Responders Test Negative after Possible COVID-19 Exposure

    As of Monday all four responders have tested negative for coronavirus. The volunteer firefighters will return to duty on Friday. Both deputies have been cleared to return to work.

  • Detention Policies Updated, re: COVID-19

    Across all facilities, detainees, staff, contractors, and any other entrants are being constantly monitored for fever. Staff is screened before a shift, and at the Adult Detention Center and Juvenile Detention Center, new arrivals, and returning detainees are monitored for 14 days. Once a detainee is placed, each facility works to minimize the movement of detainees between areas.

  • Farmington Mayor Declares Economic Emergency

    Mayor Nate Duckett asks Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham to amend essential business definitions to allow small businesses to re-open.

  • On-Demand COVID-19 Testing Available in SW Colorado

    Testing will be available Monday – Friday from 7 am – 5 pm starting Thursday, April 9th to provide ongoing community testing. Testing is open and available to all individuals.

  • Riverfest Cancelled because of COVID-19 Restrictions

    The Riverfest 2020 Operating Committee and the River Reach Foundation are sorry to announce the cancellation of this year’s event, due to COVID-19. We appreciate all of our sponsors, donors, community partners, vendors, entertainers, volunteers, staff, and Board!

  • Community Members Urged to Wear Masks in Public

    While a mask won’t protect you from becoming ill, it does help protect others around you in the event that you have COVID-19 and aren’t showing symptoms yet. Wearing a mask should not give you a sense of false security. Everyone should still follow the state of New Mexico’s orders to stay at home whenever possible. This is just another tool in our toolbox to help us flatten the curve and slow the spread of this virus. Remember, when you do need to go out and you are wearing a mask in public, you should still practice social distancing (staying at least six feet apart) and continue washing your

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