COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. The illness first appeared in late 2019 and has since spread around the world. The following are resources and information that are intended to guide individuals and school-based health centers in dealing with the pandemic.

NM COVID-19 Information Hotline: 1-833-551-0518

NM COVID-19 Health Hotline: 1-855-600-3453

Guidance for New Mexico School-Based Health Centers for 2020-2021 School Reopening/Reentry (Released 07/20/20)

NMDOH – Policies for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 in New Mexico (released 08/28/20)

NMPED – Safe & Healthy Schools

General Information

For School-Based Health Centers

School & SBHC Re-entry Planning

COVID NMDOH Guidance for Schools (released 10/02/20)

NM PED COVID-19 Rapid Response Toolkit for Elementary Schools (Released 09/22/20) Check for Updates

NM PED Re-entry Guidance (June 29, 2020) Check for Updates

Re-entry Planning Considerations

For Patients, Families and Communities