COVID-19/Coronavirus

New Mexico COVID-19 cases: 88,102 (+1,873) 

San Juan County, NM COVID-19 cases: 5,515 (+116) 

New Mexico COVID-19 Deaths: 1,451 (+23)

[San Juan County, NM Deaths: 225 (+4)]

New Mexico COVID-19 Recoveries: 30,170 (+602) 

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

  • Daily NM COVID-19 Statistics: 88,102 (+1,873) cases, 1,451 Deaths (+23)

    The Department of Health on Wednesday also reported 116 new cases and four additional deaths in San Juan County, New Mexico related to COVID-19.

  • *Updated* Navajo Nation COVID-19 Cases Total: 15,616 (+221), 640 Deaths (+2)

    The total number of deaths is now 640 as of Wednesday. Reports indicate that 8,588 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 153,292 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 15,616, which includes 21 delayed unreported cases.

  • LaPlata County: CO COVID-19 Dial Level RED on Friday

    San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) are moving La Plata County to COVID-19 Dial Level Red: Severe Risk beginning Friday, November 20. The new Severe Risk level does entail new public health restrictions on businesses, events, and social gatherings. Moving levels is urgently needed to flatten case growth in La Plata County. The disease is prevalent enough in the community that it is leading to daily exposures and staff quarantines in all types of workplaces, including agencies providing critical services.

  • Navajo Nation Announces 3-week Stay-At-Home Order

    Only essential businesses will be allowed to operate during the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (MST) daily – weekdays and weekends. All essential businesses including gas stations, grocery stores, laundromats, and restaurants and food establishments are required to ensure employees and customers wear masks, practice social distancing, disinfect high-touch surfaces, access to hand wash stations, sanitizers and gloves, and limit the number of customers in any enclosed areas. Restaurants and food establishments must operate on a curbside or drive-thru basis only.

  • College HHPC & Cosmetology Salon to Temporarily Close Under New Public Health Order

    “The Governor’s recent order does not address higher education institutions, so for now the College will proceed with classes as scheduled,” says San Juan College President Dr. Toni Hopper Pendergrass. “We encourage everyone to please continue to adhere to COVID safe practices.”

  • NM Shuts Down: Gov. Unveils Strict COVID-19 Rules Nov. 16-30

    The worsening state of emergency throughout New Mexico necessitates severe public health restrictions as the state records unsustainable rates of new infections of COVID-19 and hospitals throughout the state approach or exceed capacity for bed availability and staffing resources. New Mexico’s rolling 7-day average of new COVID-19 cases is 1,012, nearly 10 times greater than the state’s target for a safe “reopening” process. The total COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state have risen at least 214 percent over the most recent four weeks.

  • San Juan County Public Health Order Changes

    In response to the Public Health Order issued on November 11, 2020, San Juan County is moving to  limited essential services, across all county departments. County Staff will maintain essential county services, while observing COVID Safe Practices in the workplace, and county buildings will remain closed to the public.

  • Farmington Closures/Changes as of Nov. 16, 2020

    The City of Farmington continues to monitor the coronavirus situation and will provide updates as they become available. 

  • FMS: All Students Switch to Remote Learning November 30, 2020

    FMS will continue to serve free breakfast, lunch and snacks to all children ages 1-18 at curbside locations through November 20. On Friday, November 20, FMS will offer 7-day meal packets for families to utilize through the week of November 23-27 from 3-4:30 at four locations - Central Kitchen, Bluffview Elementary, Tibbetts Middle School and Piedra Vista High School. On Monday, November 30, free meals will continue to be served at the FMS curbside locations and select delivery sites.

  • COVID-19 Visitor Restrictions Return to SJRMC

    The health and safety of our community is our number one priority. We must recommit ourselves to limiting exposure to COVID-19 by restricting the number of people in our facilities. With community spread increasing in prevalence, any visitor can unknowingly put many patients, staff, and caregivers at risk. It’s up to all of us to be vigilant to help ensure everyone’s safety.

  • Covid-19 Cases at Farmington Schools

    Three FMS employees and three students, who have been in contact with others, have tested positive for COVID-19 this week.

  • Mesa Verde Elementary to Close for 1 Week

    Mesa Verde Elementary school in Farmington will close for in-person instruction from November 10-13 due to recent reports of COVID-19 positive cases.

  • COVID-19 Outbreak reported at Fort Lewis College

    At this time, two or more individuals have been confirmed as COVID-19 positive within the football community and are isolating. All football activities have been cancelled until further notice and all football staff have been asked to work remotely. Anyone associated with the football program will be tested for COVID-19 this week.

  • FMS Student tests Positive for COVID-19

    Any student or employee known to have been in close contact with the student while on district property or during a district-sponsored event has been notified about their possible exposure. The district has also reported this positive case to the New Mexico Department of Health and New Mexico Public Education Department, as required

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