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.

Friday, November 13, 2020

From San Juan County, NM:

Aztec, NM—San Juan County will continue to serve the public, and fire and law enforcement response 
uninterrupted, however, many County services will be limited, starting on Monday, November 16, 

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.

The hours of operation for county services will remain the same for essential services. Departments 
are offering services over the phone. Some services may be available online. For questions, please 
call the County switchboard, Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm at (505) 334-9481. 
Online services are available at

Property taxes may be paid online at or using the drop box at the east end of 
the San Juan County Administration building in Aztec.

Riverview Golf Course will be closed until further notice. McGee Park will also remain closed.

Solid Waste stations will remain open on a normal schedule, with the exception of Solid Waste 
Stations on the Navajo Nation, which will close in compliance with any Navajo Nation curfew orders.
Department                            Current hours
Adult Detention Center                                                 Lobby hours 8:00 am-10:00 pm 

Alternative Sentencing
(AXIS, DWI, Misdemeanor Compliance)

7:00am-5:30pm, Monday- Friday
(505) 325-1720 for DWI and Axis
(505) 599-1800 for Adult Misdemeanor Compliance

Assessor's Office                                                             7:00 am- 5:30 pm, 
Monday- Thursday (505) 334-6157
Central Purchasing                                                         7:00 am- 5:30 pm, 
Monday- Thursday (505) 334-4552
Clerk's Office                                                                   7:00 am- 5:30 pm, 
Monday- Thursday (505) 334-9471

Community Development
(Building Division, Subdivision, Floodplain)
7:00 am- 5:30 pm, Monday- Thursday
(505) 334-4550

County Executive Office (Legal, HCAP)

7:00 am- 5:30 pm, Monday- Thursday
(505) 334-4271 for County Executive Office
(505) 334-4288 for HCAP (505)334-4301 for Legal.

Finance                                                                             7:00 am- 5:30 
pm, Monday- Thursday (505) 334-4581
Fire Department                                                             Emergency services are 
Call (505) 334-1180 for burn permits.
GIS                                                                                     7:00 am- 
5:30 pm Monday-Thursday
(505) 334-4264
Housing                                                                            7:00 am- 5:30 pm 
(505) 334-4544
Human Resources                                                          7:00 am- 5:30 pm, Monday- 
Thursday (505) 334-4522
Juvenile Services                                                             8:00 am- 5:00 pm, 
Monday-Friday Visitation remains Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, however, there will only be one
visitor allowed per detainee.  Call (505) 324- 5800 for more information.
Parks & Facilities                                                             McGee Park is closed 
to events. (505) 325-4515
Public Works                                                                   Services continue.
Office hours: 7:00 am- 5:30 pm, Monday-
(505) 334-4520
Riverview Golf Course                                                   Pro Shop CLOSED Golf Course 

Sheriff's Office                                                                 Emergency Services 
remain uninterrupted.
Lobby remains open for Sex Offender Registration 7:00am-5:30pm Monday- Thursday. Appointments for 
other services by calling (505) 334-6107
Treasurer’s Office                                                           7:00 am- 5:30 pm 
Monday-Thursday (505) 334-9421.

More from COVID-19/Coronavirus

  • Daily NM COVID-19 Statistics: 84,148 (+2,259) cases, 1,400 Deaths (+17)

    The Department of Health on Monday also reported 149 new cases and no additional deaths in San Juan County, New Mexico related to COVID-19.

  • *Updated* Navajo Nation COVID-19 Cases Total: 15,236 (+197), 631 Deaths (+0)

    The total number of deaths remains 631 as previously reported on Sunday. Reports indicate that 8,205 individuals have recovered from COVID-19, and 149,081 COVID-19 tests have been administered. The total number of positive COVID-19 cases is now 15,236.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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