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Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC)

Changes to Medicaid & SNAP Benefits

Medicaid Continuous Coverage Ending During the COVID-19 PHE, states have prohibited from disenrolling individuals from their Medicaid programs who no longer meet eligibility requirements. This continuous coverage will come to an end...

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Public Health Emergency Ending May 11, 2023

Based on current COVID-19 trends the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is planning to end the federal Public Health Emergency (PHE) on May 11, 2023. What HHS says won't change: COVID-19 vaccines and treatments will still be...

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Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC)

COVID-19 Toolkit & Resources

New Mexico Department of Health has put a COVID-19 Toolkit with information on how to stay safe and healthy from COVID-19. Resources Included in the COVID-19 Toolkit is updated list of local and national COVID-19 resources. See below....

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Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC)

COVID-19 Treatment Evusheld Not Authorized

Evusheld authorization paused. Ways people who are immunocompromised can protect themselves FDA has announced that Evusheld is not currently authorized for use because it is unlikely to offer protection against the COVID-19 variants that are...

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New CDC Website Helps Locate Free COVID Testing

CDC has launched the COVID-19 Testing Locator website, which allows consumers to search for free COVID-19 testing sites near them. The locator is part of the CDC Increasing Community Access to Testing (ICATT) program, which provides access to...

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Post-COVID: Vaccine & Booster Guidance

Getting Vaccines If You Had or Currently Have COVID-19 Get Vaccinated, Even If You've Had COVID Because immunity decreases over time, it is till important to get vaccinated even if you were infected with COVID. Vaccination after infection...

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