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2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)
COVID-19 is a highly infectious and fast-spreading virus. Symptoms and their effects can range from mild to severe and in certain cases result in extreme health complications and death. Positive cases have been identified in communities across New Mexico. State health officials continue to test, process, monitor and track instances of the virus — and the state of New Mexico has taken proactive, aggressive public health actions to mitigate the spread of the disease.
- Should I be tested? Take the self screening tool for NMDOH recommendations
- Why are ventilators so important?
- Coronavirus Health Hotline: 1-855-600-3453
- Coronavirus Information Hotline: 1-833-551-0518
- Senior & Disabled Adults Food Access Hotline: 1-800-432-2080
- ALL HOTLINES – COVID-19 Statewide Response Referral Numbers
- COVID-19 Video for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing
- Utilities Response to COVID-19
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Information for Clinicians
- Information for Laboratories
Latest from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham Regarding COVID-19
Coronavirus Health Hotline
Please use the number above if you have HEALTH related questions about the Coronavirus.
Coronavirus Information Hotline
Please use the number above if you have questions about school closures, job issues etc.
NMDOH Coronavirus Microsite
This microsite has been established to be a resource for the public for all things COVID-19
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Jobs & the Economy
NMDWS urges claimants to plan accordingly for multiple Unemployment Insurance Operations Center closures next week
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Information to Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19
What are the symptoms of COVID-19 and should I get tested?
The Department of Health strongly encourages the following groups to get tested:
- Symptomatic people displaying the COVID-19 symptoms of cough, fever, shortness of breath, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, and/or loss of taste or smell.
- Asymptomatic people who are close contacts or household members of New Mexico residents who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;
- Asymptomatic people who live or work in congregate settings such as detention centers and long-term care facilities; and
- Patients who are scheduled for surgery and whose provider has advised them to get tested before the procedure.
What can I do to protect myself from COVID-19?
Just like with many other illnesses, the best way to protect yourself is to wash your hands regularly, to cough or sneeze into your sleeve or a tissue, and when possible, to avoid contact with people who are coughing or sneezing.