COVID-19: Information about the coronavirus in Taos, New Mexico.
With the continued spread of the Delta variant of COVID-19, many areas of the country are starting to see an increase in COVID-19 cases. Even though restrictions were reduced nation wide over the summer, the CDC still suggests that individuals get vaccinated, wear a mask indoors, and practice social distancing. Vaccines are a very effective way to reduce the chances of contracting COVID-19 and it’s mutations. View the current CDC recommendations.
For information specific to New Mexico and to learn about local incentives for getting vaccinated, visit the New Mexico Department of Health website.
How can I get tested?
You can get tested at the Holy Cross Annex Building on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11am-3pm. No appointment is necessary.
There are other local testing options as well. Here is a list of local testing options.
Find out if you need to get tested or seek medical help using the following CDC self-checker.
How can I get vaccinated?
Everyone 12 and older can receive a free COVID-19 Vaccine!
You can get vaccinated or get a booster dose at the Holy Cross Annex Building on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 11am-3pm. No appointment is necessary.
There are a number of additional locations offering vaccines in Taos. Find out more information about getting vaccinated.
You can also sign up at www.VaccineNM.org or call the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) COVID-19 Hotline: (855) 600-3453
What do I do if I test positive for COVID-19?
Here are the isolation instructions from the New Mexico Department of Health if you have tested positive for COVID-19. Click Here.
Can I get monoclonal antibody treatments?
Holy Cross Hospital has monoclonal antibody treatments available to qualifying individuals who test positive for COVID-19. Antibody treatments work best when administered early and they are not available for everyone.