Extension of CDC eviction moratorium

Eviction Moratorium Extended

On December 21, 2020 Congress passed an emergency COVID-19 relief bill that extends the federal eviction moratorium through January 31, 2021, keeping struggling renters housed and preventing further spread of and deaths from COVID-19. To qualify, renters must meet a set of criteria and submit a signed declaration to their landlord.

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COVID-19 Vaccine & People with Disabilities – FEMA

The most recent newsletter from FEMA's Office of Disability Integration and Coordination highlights a Question & Answer session between Linda Mastandrea (director of FEMA's Office of Disability Integration and Coordination) and Dr. Hardeep Sandhu, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. In the Q&A, Dr. Sandhu covers basic information about the COVID vaccine around vaccine development, vaccine distribution, and vaccine safety.

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Vault COVID-19 Test Kit

Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

New Mexicans may now order free, at-home, self-administered COVID-19 saliva tests, with accurate laboratory-confirmed results returned within 24-48 hours of receipt of the sample. To order a test, you must have your photo ID (any type of ID will work, whether it is government-issued or from your place of work or school), your insurance card (if you have one - you can still request a test without an insurance card), an email address, and a device (smartphone, tablet, or computer) with access to the internet and online-video conferencing via Zoom.

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Apply For Housing Vouchers

BERNALILLO COUNTY HOUSING DEPARTMENTS (BCHD) and San Miguel County Housing are opening housing voucher applications on Monday, January 4. The applications are first come, first serve, so we recommend filling out your application as soon as possible.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Registration

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) is leading the State of New Mexico’s COVID-19 Vaccination Preparedness Planning in close collaboration with other state agencies, as well as public, private and tribal partners throughout the state. Following federal guidelines, vaccine will be prioritized for frontline health care workers in hospital settings.The state will then provide vaccine to other frontline healthcare workers and first responders, as well as staff and residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Please use NMDOH's COVID-19 Vaccination Registration System to pre-register for your vaccine. When vaccine is available, NMDOH will send you a notification to schedule your appointment.

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Administration for Community Living News & Events

Fraud Alert: COVID-19 Scams

The latest e-newsletter from the Administration for Community Living highlights potential COVID-19 scams and Medicare. As the number of people and communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic grows, so do the scams associated with it. Scammers use public health emergencies as opportunities for new fraud schemes, and because older adults and people with disabilities are at greater risk for serious illness from COVID-19, they may target these populations.

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