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.

The FDA has officially announced that the Pfizer vaccine has been fully approved. Read more about the approval here.

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?

If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 you can get tested at the Holy Cross Hospital Emergency Department.

Find out if you need to get tested or seek medical help using the following CDC self-checker.

If you are not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and need to get tested there are other local options for testing. Here is a list of local testing options.

How can I get vaccinated?

Everyone 12 and older can receive a free COVID-19 Vaccine!

There are a number of locations offering vaccines in Taos. Find out more information about getting vaccinated.

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.

Click here to learn more about the monoclonal antibody treatments.