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July 17, 2020 – New restrictions were put into place this week as a result of the rise in COVID-19 cases, including a return to shutting down indoor dining in restaurants throughout New Mexico. And what will public schooling really look like this fall? Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel look at tightened public health mandates as schools announce their plans to reopen for the academic year that starts next month. 

Host: Gene Grant 

Line Panelists: 
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR 
Inez Russell Gomez, editorial page editor, Santa Fe New Mexican    
Laura Sanchez, attorney 

For More Information: 

Public Health Order July 13 – New Mexico Department of Health 

State Re-Enacts Certain Public Health Restrictions – New Mexico Department of Health 

Gov Modifies Public Health Order as COVID-19 Cases RiseSanta Fe Reporter 

Cape Up Live with New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan GrishamThe Washington Post 

Hundreds of Restaurants Peacefully Protest to Reopen Indoor Dining – KRQE 

Albuquerque Public Schools Release Back to School PlansAlbuquerque Journal 

SFPS teachers concerned about reopening planSanta Fe New Mexican 

US debates school reopening, WHO warns ‘no return to normal’Albuquerque Journal 

Absence of Apparent Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 from Two Stylists After Exposure at a Hair Salon with a Universal Face Covering Policy — Springfield, Missouri, May 2020 – CDC