New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham livestream COVID update

Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham gave an update on the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday (July 1).
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham gives a weekly coronavirus pandemic update on state restrictions and reopenings. 
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses. Note the spikes that adorn the outer surface of the virus, which impart the look of a corona surrounding the virion, when viewed electron microscopically. A novel coronavirus, named Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China in 2019. The illness caused by this virus has been named coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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UPDATE:>> COVID-19 tally: 12,276 cases in New Mexico; 500 deaths; one new case in Taos County

The New Mexico Department of Health has reported 130 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, for a total of 12,276 to date. Taos County has a one case, for a total of 43. The state also announced three additional deaths related to the virus on Wednesday (July 1), for a total of 500.
Members of the town of Taos Council passed an amendment to the town's emergency order making masks mandatory in the town of Taos.

Taos council makes masks mandatory

Face coverings are now mandatory in the town of Taos.  In a special town council meeting, councilors unanimously passed an amendment to the existing emergency order surrounding the …
Police blotter: June 10-15

Police blotter: June 10-15

The following is a condensed version of Taos Police reports from June 10-15.
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham gave an update on the COVID-19 pandemic Wednesday (July 1).

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham livestream COVID update

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham gives a weekly coronavirus pandemic update on state restrictions and reopenings. 
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State launches COVID-19 site to track cases, ages

The New Mexico Department of Health has launched a dashboard to help the public see the number of cases of COVID-19 in a county-by-county map. The dashboard also shows the cases by age and gender. …

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What are essential N.M. services still open under the coronavirus closure order?
New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued an order this week closing all nonessential businesses and nonprofits until April 10 in …
Make a mask - or two or 10!
Normally, this page would be devoted to sports. But there is nothing normal about life currently in the midst of a coronavirus …
New Mexico stay at home restrictions: Q and A
You  won't be able to get your hair styled or colored but you will be able to attend church services under new stay-at-home …
Taos Municipal Schools video: Coronavirus social distancing
The staff and students of Taos Municipal Schools have produced a community service video on the importance of social distancing to …
Video: How soap kills the coronavirus
A great video breakdown from vox.com on how soap and water kills viruses -   and why the 20-second hand-washing rule is so …
How to cope with coronavirus: a Q&A with Taos physician Lucas Schreiber
In order to tamp down disinformation and rising concerns, Taos News  asked Dr. Lucas Schreiber of Schreiber Family Practice in Taos …
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If any of the following are true, call your health provider or the New Mexico Department of Health at (855) 600-3453:
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Don't panic, but take precautions to prevent infection with and the spread of coronavirus. 
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New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham livestream COVID update

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham gives a weekly coronavirus pandemic update on state restrictions and reopenings. 

Taos Opinions
The confusing dance called relationships
This weekly column seeks to help educate our community about emotional healing through grief. People may write questions to Golden …
Editorial: What to do with statues
Statues honor people in history. But not everyone agrees that statues depict an honorable history or an honorable person. History is …
New face of hunger in New Mexico
There's a new face of hunger in New Mexico. Individuals who have never before needed to rely on the government safety net, food …
Thanks to Taos for laptop drive
On behalf of True Kids 1 and Taos Municipal Schools, I would like to thank our community for your extraordinary support of local …
Editorial: Modeling respect through the turmoil
This editorial was meant to congratulate the winners of the 2020 primary election, but many of the Taos County races were not yet …
Time to vote
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Opinion: Vote for Betsy. She knows the law.
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Opinion:  Norteños for Norteños - select Sanchez for Congress
I have been following our candidates in the recent days and would like to promote one candidate, Joseph Sanchez.  Sanchez has been …
Opinion: Qualified women running for local elections
Girls are just naturally smarter than boys, I’d concluded back in grade school many years ago. I had long watched, as girls most …
La Vida

Conflicts on Talpa Traverse Trail turn dangerous

A rise in people out on the trails this summer can lead to more conflicts between trail users such as hikers, mountain bikers, runners and horseback riders. On at least one trail near Taos, the rise in conflicts recently took a dangerous turn.

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Streaming now: ‘Five Came Back’
A three-part documentary series titled “Five Came Back,” now streaming on Netflix, was first released in 2017, but if you’ve …
Heroes: Store workers urge 'Let's not take away our humanity'
The heroes and heroines of the pandemic in Taos are those with a skill set essential to our survival who put themselves in harm's way …
Suited up for a reset
As the pandemic continues to disrupt the world, the fashion industry is one area that is being hit hard, and is now looking at how it …
Heroes: One grocery bag at a time
The struggle has been real the last several months. In what felt like an instant, our community shifted as if on a tectonic plate. …
Heroes: Introducing a younger generation to chamber music
Each year, the Taos School of Music invites a select group of 19 young master musicians to engage in a summer of in-depth learning …
Heroes: Taos Retirement Village adjusts to 'new normal' with creativity, compassion
Our senior care facilities here in Taos have had to make lightning-fast adjustments over the past three or four months. They had …
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Star THS athlete scores baseball scholarship

Noah Armijo will be playing college baseball.On June 4, Armijo officially signed with New Mexico Highlands in Las Vegas, New Mexico, as a pitcher for the …

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