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CDC’s Guide to Masks

The CDC's latest e-newsletter from February 16, 2021 highlights different types of masks, the best ways to use them and how to improve their fit to get the best protection. Masks help prevent people from getting and spreading COVID-19. They provide a barrier that keeps respiratory droplets from spreading. Correct and consistent mask use is a critical step everyone can take to prevent getting and spreading COVID-19.

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Vaccine Considerations for People with Disabilities

Information regarding the COVID-19 vaccine from the CDC for people with disabilities or conditions that may increase their risk of getting and spreading COVID-19, and for their care providers.

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Behavior After Receiving COVID Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccines are very effective at preventing infections, but it is still not yet known how effectively they prevent transmission. To protect your loved ones, continue to wear a mask when around others, avoid close contact with people who are sick, avoid crowds, stay six feet away from others, and wash your hands frequently with soap and water for a minimum of 20 seconds (use hand sanitizer if soap and water are not available).

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Extension of CDC eviction moratorium

Eviction Moratorium Extended to March 31, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued on January 29, 2021 an order extending the federal moratorium on evictions for nonpayment of rent through March 31, 2021 following the directive issued by President Biden on his first day in office.

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National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness

National Strategy for COVID-19 Response & Pandemic Preparedness

Read about the new COVID plan: The National Strategy for the COVID-19 Response and Pandemic Preparedness. The plan includes executive orders and nationwide goals for testing and vaccines, travel, reopening schools and businesses, and supporting communities most at-risk for COVID-19.

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Register Now for your COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID Vaccines for Seniors and People Living with Disabilities

The State’s Aging and Long-Term Services Department is encouraging currently-eligible New Mexicans (people 75+ years of age and individuals with underlying health conditions) as well as individuals who will be eligible in upcoming phases to register for the COVID vaccine in order to streamline distribution for Phase 1B and upcoming phases.

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