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Indoor Mask Mandate Ends

2.25.2022 – The Line Opinion Panel reacts to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s decision to end the statewide indoor mask mandate. State Health Secretary Dr. David Scrase cites a significant drop in cases, hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19. Panelists try to understand the rationale and discuss the burden school districts must now carry.

Host: Gene Grant

Line Opinion Panelists:

Tom Garrity, Garrity Group public relations

Cathryn McGill, founder and director, NM Black Leadership Council

TJ Trout, radio host, KKOB

For More Information:

New Mexico Indoor Mask Mandate Lifted – Governor’s Office

NM DOH Public Health Order – NM Department of Health

How Do People Feel After New Mexico Lifts Indoor Mask Mandate – KOAT

This segment is part of our Your New Mexico Government project, a collaboration between KUNM radio and New Mexico PBS. Support for public media provided by the Thornburg Foundation.