August 20, 2021 – Mask up! The nearly unrestrained rise in COVID-19 cases among unvaccinated people has led to the return of a mask mandate while indoors and which will remain in effect at least until September 15. The governor’s latest public health order also has new vaccine requirements for some people who work in health care and school settings. The Line opinion panel weighs the impact and the political implications.
Host: Gene Grant
Dan Foley, former NM House minority whip
Sophie Martin, attorney
Jessica Onsurez, news director, Carlsbad Current-Argus
For More Information:
New Mexico Gov. reinstates indoor masking, broadens COVID-19 vaccine mandates – Las Cruces Sun-News
New Mexico State Fair vaccine mandate for youth exhibitors sparks outcry – Santa Fe New Mexican