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New Mexico will receive $77.3 million in federal government funding for COVID-19 testing and contact-tracing efforts, the state's five congressional representatives announced Thursday. The money, which will come from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is part of $25 billion in funding passed by Congress last month for testing, health care providers and small businesses. more
Cynthia Freeman-Valerio, who had to postpone her much-loved Night of 1,000 Stars event due to COVID-19, shared this wonderful free online event with Tempo – a musical special to support front-line health care workers and the World Health Organization. more
We have all heard by now of the severe shortage of personal protective equipment for health care workers on the front lines fighting COVID-19. This means gloves, gowns and, most importantly, masks - especially N95 masks. And yet, today at Smith's, I saw many people in N95 masks while shopping. more
Yesterday, my friend Kate O’Toole texted from Dublin, where she’d just spent a minute at her open window clapping for the health care workers. They do all over Ireland at 8 p.m., because that’s when the nurses change shifts. On streets where a lot of nurses live, the clapping goes on for many minutes more. 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 healthy life is a happy life - and the 2020 edition of Well Taos has plenty of resources to help you stay healthy. 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
A Taos County Commission meeting on Tuesday (Feb. 4) meant to, in part, discuss the future of public funding for Holy Cross Medical Center, ultimately devolved into a shouting match over the hospital's administration that seemed to move commissioners further from an answer to one of the most critical financial questions they face. more
Roberto Molina Reyes leans over his wife Susana. He wipes her face with a wet cloth, strokes her cheek, rubs her brow beneath the dips in her skull. Despierta, he says, despierta. Wake up. … more
Mountain Home Health Care, the longtime nonprofit that helps the elderly and physically disabled in Taos, announced Monday (March 25) it will no longer provide in-home caregivers to those on Medicaid. more
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