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COVID-19 Response: Reopening At A Spring Fever Pitch

Two pathways flanked by trees and bushes.

In episode 56, we explore New Mexico’s upcoming limited reopening of restaurants and retail stores. What needs to be considered in terms of how to stay safe during a reopening and what are the best practices? We hear from Nora Meyers Sackett, spokesperson for the State of New Mexico, about what the state medical advisory…

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Testing New Mexicans for COVID-19

A nurse holds up a vial reading "COVID-19 TEST".

May 8, 2020 – Senior producer Matt Grubs takes a close look at the state’s COVID-19 testing capability with Sec. Kathyleen Kunkel of the New Mexico Department of Health. New Mexico has the capacity to test more than 5,000 people a day, but routinely falls thousands of tests short of that mark. While the back…

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