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New Mexico Mask Mandate Re-Instated

The most recent New Mexico Public Health Order states that, as of August 20, 2021 everyone in New Mexico over the age of 2, regardless of vaccination status, is required to wear a mask or cloth face covering when in public except when drinking, eating, or under medical instruction.

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Illustration of a syringe with text, CDC Approves 3rd Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine for Immunocompromised People

COVID-19 Vaccines for Immunocompromised People

CDC now recommends that people whose immune systems are compromised moderately to severely should receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine after the initial 2 doses. Widespread vaccination is a critical tool to help stop the pandemic.

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Find help with rent and utilities

If you’re looking for help with housing costs, you’re not alone. State and local organizations are distributing federal rental assistance in their communities. The money can help landlords and renters who are struggling to keep up with rent and other bills. Many programs take applications from both landlords and renters. In New Mexico, the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) can help.

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Vaccine Incentive Program Returns

Beginning Monday, August 2, 2021, and until August 31, 2021, all New Mexicans will be eligible for a $100 incentive for getting a dose of COVID-19 vaccine during this time period.

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Illustration of a coronavirus with text, Information and Resources on Long COVID as a Disability

Resources & Guidance on Long COVID as a Disability

In light of the rise of long COVID as a persistent and significant health issue, the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Health and Human Services and the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice have joined together to provide guidance on “long COVID” as a disability under the ADA, Section 504, and Section 1557.

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Updated Mask Guidance

The CDC has updated their mask guidance for fully vaccinated people given new evidence on the Delta variant currently circulating in the United States. To maximize protection from the Delta variant and prevent possibly spreading it to others, wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.

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