There were more than 7200 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Mexico as of 5/27. One case was identified in Sierra County on 4/29. Stay-at-home orders are in place, except for outings essential for health, safety and welfare.
- As directed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, some New Mexico State Parks are open for DAY USE ONLY, with social distancing strictly enforced. Caballo Lake State Park is open with restrictions on capacity and group size. Overnight use and campgrounds remain closed, and all events through the end of May have been canceled. Percha Dam State Park and Elephant Butte Lake State Park remain closed for now.
- Bars, breweries, restaurants may offer take out service and home delivery, and as of May 27, may serve patrons outdoors, with no more than 6 people at tables spaced 6′ apart. RESTAURANT INFORMATION
- Retail businesses may open as of May 16, but stores may not exceed 25% occupancy. Masks must be worn.
- Hotels and motels are to operate at no more than 25% capacity; an exception is made for health care workers.
- 6 feet of physical distance from others must be maintained.
- Gatherings of more than five people remain prohibited.
- Events that can’t be held virtually are either cancelled or postponed.