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    COVID-19 UPDATES – ALL TOGETHER NEW MEXICO

    Updated: 3/1/2021

    As New Mexico navigates the COVID-19 pandemic, we are gathering and providing the latest information here. Please check back often as we update this page with current information from the State of New Mexico as well as our local communities. Our small mountain communities have very limited health care resources, so let’s take care of each other.

    STATE OF NEW MEXICO

    New Mexico is operating in tiered county-by-county COVID-19 system that enables counties to ease restrictions as the spread of the virus is successfully slowed in local communities. The county-by-county information can be found here.
    • Colfax country, which includes Angel Fire, is currently in Yellow with the following restrictions.
      • Essential businesses (non-retail): No capacity restrictions but operations must be limited to only those absolutely necessary to carry out essential functions
      • Essential retail spaces: 33% of maximum capacity
      • Food and drink establishments: 25% of maximum capacity for indoor dining; 75% of maximum capacity for outdoors dining; any establishment serving alcohol must close by 10 p.m. each night
      • Close-contact businesses: 25% of maximum capacity or 20 customers at one time, whichever is smaller
      • Outdoor recreational facilities: 25% of maximum capacity (unless required to have less capacity under the state’s COVID-Safe Practices)
      • Close-contact recreational facilities: Remain closed
      • All other businesses: 25% of maximum capacity or 125 customers at one time, whichever is smaller
      • Houses of worship: May hold religious services, indoors or outdoors, or provide services through audiovisual means, but may not exceed 33% of the maximum capacity of any enclosed space on the premises
      • Places of lodging: 60% of maximum occupancy for those that have completed NM Safe Certified training; 25% of maximum occupancy for all others; 5 guests maximum for vacation rentals
      • Mass gatherings limit: 10 persons; 25 vehicles
    • Taos country, which includes Red River, Taos and Taos Ski Valley, is currently in Green with the following restrictions.
      • Essential businesses (non-retail): No capacity restrictions but operations must be limited to only those absolutely necessary to carry out essential functions
      • Essential retail spaces: 50% of maximum capacity (indoor and outdoor)
      • Food and drink establishments (if NM Safe Certified): 50% of maximum capacity for indoor dining; 75% of maximum capacity for outdoor dining
      • Close-contact businesses: 50% of maximum capacity (indoor and outdoor)
      • Large entertainment venues: 25% of maximum capacity for any indoor/enclosed space on premises; 50% of any outdoor space on premises
      • Recreational facilities: 25% of maximum capacity of any indoor/enclosed space on the premises; 50% of any outdoor space on the premises
      • Bars and clubs: 25% of maximum capacity of any outdoor space on premises, where applicable; indoor not permitted
      • All other businesses: 50% of maximum capacity (indoor and outdoor)
      • Houses of worship: May hold religious services, indoors or outdoors, or provide services through audiovisual means, but may not exceed 50% of the maximum capacity of any enclosed space on the premises
      • Places of lodging: 75% of maximum occupancy for those that have completed NM Safe Certified training; 40% of maximum occupancy for all others; 10 guests maximum for vacation rentals
      • Mass gatherings limit: 20 persons, 120 vehicles
    • Mandatory face-coverings in public will be aggressively enforced.
    • 14-Day mandatory quarantine for out of state visitors has been lifted.

    Supporting Materials:

    Angel Fire:

    Red River:

    • Red River Ski & Summer opens for summer activities (COVID updates)

    Taos:

    • Face coverings are required in the Town of Taos. (Up to a $500 fine and 90 days in jail)

    Taos Ski Valley:

    If you have any questions or just want a local’s perspective, feel free to give our team members a call at 575-377-2321.

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    One Response to “COVID-19 UPDATES – ALL TOGETHER NEW MEXICO”

    • michael w hampton

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      thank you for this update, it is very informative. Mike hampton

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