National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) in Ames, Iowa, confirmed a finding of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) infection (Indiana serotype) on an equine premises in Dona Ana County, New Mexico. A single horse on the index premises has met the case definition of infection with compatible clinical signs and virus isolation positive results.
The SFNF is also enforcing restrictions and closures to promote social distancing and prohibit groups of more than five. Developed campgrounds are closed to overnight camping, toilet facilities are locked and trash collection is suspended. Many forest service roads at higher elevations are still closed for seasonal conditions. Hunters are encouraged to contact the local Ranger District for current road status.
NMDA and NMTD are encouraging New Mexico residents to support New Mexico agribusinesses, restaurants, artisans, merchants, processors and growers by ordering take-out from local restaurants and shopping at stores, farmers’ markets and online for locally-sourced and produced products.
This past week, Congressman Luján and the New Mexico Delegation called on the Trump administration to improve the guidance for the Paycheck Protection Program and the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program so that small businesses and nonprofits can receive critically-needed federal assistance and support.
Nancy is a Sixteen-year-old Hispanic female, 5’03”, 120 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair. She was last seen in the Española area around Rio Arriba County Road 41A on April 18, 2020 wearing brown khaki pants, green shirt and green sweater. She is believed to be headed to California.
WASHINGTON – TODAY, Monday, April 20, at 11:30 a.m. MT / 1:30 p.m. ET, U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and world-renowned scientists Thomas Lovejoy and Enric Sala will lead a press call to discuss the intersection between the coronavirus pandemic and the nature crisis.
Another breezy day in store for the Land of Enchantment. Much like yesterday, a few storms with gusty winds will be possible across northeast New Mexico. Courtesy/NWS
New Mexico Superintendent of Insurance Russell Toal today congratulated the major auto insurers in New Mexico, including Allstate, GEICO, Liberty Mutual, Progressive, Safeco, USAA, Travelers and State Farm, for announcing that they will give policyholders money back because their policyholders are driving less during the coronavirus pandemic. “This is a true partnership that will benefit many New Mexicans,” said the Superintendent.
“The Governor’s determination that every New Mexican should have the security of health coverage to ensure they can get the medical care they need is a shared determination with our office and all the health-related agencies of the state,” said Superintendent Toal.
“HSD is doing everything in its power to ensure New Mexicans will NOT go hungry during the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Karmela Martinez, director of HSD’s Income Support Division which administers the SNAP program, formally known as food stamps
A chilly day is in store for the Land of Enchantment. Light rain and snow across the east will taper off early this morning while areas of freezing fog across eastern and central NM will persist until mid- morning
Significant snow accumulations are forecast for the west-central mountains and especially the southern Sangre de Cristos as well as the Sandia and Manzano Mountains including the central highlands in/near Clines Corners, Vaughn and Encino. Interstate 40 near the Continental Divide and from Tijeras Canyon east to to the Texas border will be impacted. with moderate to heavy snow at times.
The SBA forgivable Paycheck Protection Loan is now open through June 30, 2020. “First-Come-First Served” Find the lender nearest you: Type in their zip code, a list of approved PPP lenders in your area will open.
New Mexico State Police, in conjunction with local law enforcement, will ensure that businesses adhere to its directives.
“In the midst of these trying times, we are grateful to have Mark appointed as Executive Director of the New Mexico Museum of Art, ensuring solid leadership of the institution when our museums reopen to the public,” stated Debra Garcia y Griego, Cabinet Secretary for the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.