Department Of Health Announces COVID-19 Screening In Rio Arriba County For Thursday

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SANTA FE, NM –The New Mexico Department of Health announces public drive-up screening for the COVID-19 coronavirus will be provided Thursday, April 9th at the Rio Arriba TA Annex, 149 State Road 162 in Tierra Amarilla, NM from 10 am to 3 pm or while testing supplies last.

The screening is open to all residents meeting screening criteria, to include:

  • Symptomatic people displaying the COVID-19 symptoms of cough, fever or shortness of breath.
  • Asymptomatic people who are close contacts or household members of New Mexico residents who have already tested positive for the coronavirus;
  • Asymptomatic residents in nursing homes;
  • Asymptomatic people in congregant settings such as homeless shelters, group homes, detention centers;


Residents with internet access can the Department of Health’s online COVID-19 screening tool at

New Mexicans with health-related questions can call our coronavirus hotline at 855-600-3453. For non-health-related questions or concerns call 833-551-0518 or visit, which is being updated and finalized as a one-stop source for information.

The state Department of Health also updates its dedicated COVID-19 webpage​ with additional information to include the latest COVID-19-related news, statewide screening and test sites and more at