Not Forgotten Outreach, a nonprofit veterans' organization in Taos, announced it is closing most of its programs and staff will telecommute until April 6 due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus COVID-19 and the state of emergency declared by the governor.
"It is our duty as an organization to limit exposure and the potential spread of the virus," said executive director Don Peters in a statement. "All of NFO’s programs will be affected by this — please understand that the steps we are taking below are in regards to public safety and well-being of our military families and community members."
Among the impacts:
– NFO’s “La Finca Militar” farm, respite center and wellness center will be closed to the public until April 6;
– NFO staff members (part time or full time) will telecommute until April 6 from home;
– NFO’s VetCorps start dates will be adjusted with crew leaders starting March 16 and crew members starting April 6;
– All NFO public events (DBT, yoga, art therapy and any other scheduled events) will be canceled until April 6;
– All NFO’s Veterans Administration adaptive sports grant and New Mexico Behavioral Health grant events are also canceled.
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