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Mar 17, 2020

DRNM Office Closure - Novel Coronavirus - COVID-19


VISIT OUR SPECIAL WEB PAGE WITH INFORMATIONTION ON THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK - COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities

Novel Coronavirus - COVID-19


Disability Rights New Mexico created this page to provide you with links to new and information about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic from credible sources such as the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC), and state, county, and local government and health authorities.

The NM Department of Health (NMDOH) is currently staffing a Coronavirus Health Information Hotline at 1-855-600-3453. You can also visit the NMDOH website at nmhealth.org for more information.

For non-medical issues such as questions about the impact of school closures and job issues a new Coronavirus Information Hotline has been set up at 1-833-551-0518 and visit newmexico.gov for more information.

Video regarding information on the Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 from the New Mexico Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Useful selections from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC.gov

Learn more if you are in a higher risk category such as older adults and those with serious chronic medical conditions. (Source: CDC)
Learn about the difference between a pandemic and epidemic and more. (Source: CDC)


Websites with the latest information:

World Health Organization (WHO)
Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

The CDC website contains the following information:

What You Should Know

• Older People & People with Chronic Diseases at Higher Risk
• Steps to prevent illness
• What to do when sick
• Symptoms
• Common questions

 

Situation Updates

• Situation summary
• Cases in the U.S.
• Global locations with COVID-19
• Risk assessment
• CDC in Action

Information For

• Communities, schools, and businesses
• Healthcare professionals
• Health departments
• Travel
• Laboratories

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