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Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued an executive order Friday (March 27) that requires air travelers entering New Mexico to self-isolate for at least 14 days to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. more
Public health officials will be providing COVID-19 coronavirus testing in Taos tomorrow (Wednesday, March 25) at Taos High School from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.. more
Increasing concerns over a rising number of novel coronavirus cases across the state have prompted Taos to ask visitors to stay at home for the time being.  more
Dear Dr. Ted: My husband has been rather sickly, and it has definitely hurt his quality of life. I have great compassion for him and love him dearly, and at the same time, I feel so muzzled to talk about my loss regarding his health issues and how it has hurt parts of my life as his partner. I feel ashamed to admit sometimes I want to yell out, "And what about me?" but know that I can't. Any thoughts? more
The COVID-19 virus has forced the postponement of one of Northern New Mexico's most beloved traditions, the annual Holy Week pilgrimage to El Santuario de Chimayó. more
Restaurants and bars in New Mexico will be limited to half their maximum number of customers beginning at 9 a.m. Monday (March 16) under a new directive issued by  state Health Secretary Kathy Kunkel in another effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. more
In 1918, Gunnison, Colorado, was one of only a handful of communities worldwide that survived the Spanish flu epidemic without a single case, while the world lost between 20 and 50 million human lives. more
In order to tamp down disinformation and rising concerns, Taos News  asked Dr. Lucas Schreiber of Schreiber Family Practice in Taos for an update on the current research about the virus as well as what we can do to halt its spread. more
Even local stores are beginning to feel the effects of the Governor’s recent declaration. The top four most popular items in Taos right now? Hand sanitizers, hand wipes, masks and toilet paper, judging by the empty spots on store shelves where those products usually live. more
If any of the following are true, call your health provider or the New Mexico Department of Health at (855) 600-3453: more
In a press conference Wednesday (March 11), Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham declared a public health emergency for the state of New Mexico after three cases of coronavirus have been confirmed.  more
I am very aware that I run on a high level of anxiety due to my history with loss and trauma but I have noticed that I seem to be having more and more anxiety as the world seems to be so intense with anger and fear. The coronavirus threat, the elections and everybody talking negative, politics in general, anger everywhere and global warming seem to run through my brain causing such a high level of anxiety that I can't calm down. I'm not asking you to therapize me as I already have a therapist and psychiatrist and will continue to have support but wanted to publicly let people know they are not alone with these issues. more
Science has proved, no kidding around: Picking health insurance is extremely hard. It’s open enrollment — time to pick next year’s insurance — for folks who buy it on their own and for many of us in our jobs. Lots of us aren’t sure we know how to pick, and research shows: We’re not wrong. more
CBD has slowly made its way into our lives. Into our coffee. Our smoothies. And our body lotions. Even if you’re not one of the ones ingesting it or slathering it on, you’ve at least heard about it. more
Dear Dr. Ted: I work for a company where there were some changes that happened, and my colleagues and I became very fearful, which led to anger and people being mean to one another with blame and discontent. I was surprised how fearful I became even though I knew I still had a job and it would be OK in the long run. Why does fear become so prominent when there is a change even if the change may be for the good? more
When life gets us down, David and Meredith Vaughn are teaching community members to laugh it out. Laughter yoga is a rising trend that has made its way to Taos and the Vaughns have all their classes leaving in hysterics. more
Although the diseases caused by vitamin deficiencies had been apparent for many years, it was not until the 1900s that those vitamin deficiencies, due to diets low in vitamin-rich foods, were recognized as the culprit. more
Dear Dr. Ted: I happen to have a lot of different traumas in my life that can overtake me. When these emotional shakedowns happen, I get mad at myself for having it happen again. I am also guilty [of isolating myself] during these times, which I'm sure, does not serve me. What are your thoughts on these matters? Thanks, Brenda more
After six months of sometimes contentious debate with representatives from Holy Cross Medical Center and county taxpayers, the Taos County Board of Commissioners has come up with a specific plan to determine the future of public funding for the county's only hospital. more
A bill that would create a potential pathway for New Mexico to import prescription drugs from Canada is now on its way to Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham's desk, where it is expected to be signed into law. more
An open letter to Mr. Rick Bellis, cc town of Taos councilors, Taos County commissioners, Holy Cross Hospital board members:I was at the Dec. 30 Taos County Commission meeting when you … more
While the new coronavirus originating out of China last year had not been reported in New Mexico as of Tuesday (Feb. 4), Holy Cross Medical Center is working with the New Mexico Department of Health to monitor the virus as it continues to spread across the globe. more
What you need to know about Narcan and how to administer it: more
Dear Dr. Ted: My daughter had an accident last week that may have ended some of her aspirations to be a professional athlete. Besides watching her physical pain and her emotional devastation, I am aware of my own sadness. I want to support her and yet she sees that I am sad as well. I feel the entire family is in a state of shock and the oxygen has left our house. more
'I tell all our new clients that they do not need to trust me just because I am the agency director. I have to earn their trust just as they have to earn mine," says Walter Vigil, director of the Human Resource Development Agency in Taos. more
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