The New Mexico Department of Health has issued a public health emergency order in response to a surge of pediatric cases and hospitalizations of respiratory viruses, including respiratory syncytial virus, commonly known as RSV.
Over 22% of the patients seen at Covenant Health in Lubbock travel from Eastern New Mexico to receive care. Covenant tells us that it hopes to decrease that number by opening a Covenant Health Hospital in Hobbs, New Mexico.
Airman 1st Class Brendan Carr of the 27th Special Operations Maintenance Squadron was killed in a motorcycle accident in Portales, New Mexico on August 21, 2022, according to officials from Cannon AFB.
Lea, Eddy, Chavez and Roosevelt Counties in New Mexico have banned the retail sale and use of certain fireworks in their jurisdictions due to extreme drought and wildfire risks. Those counties include the towns of Hobbs, Roswell, Carlsbad and Portales.
A Sandoval County New Mexico Sheriff’s Deputy was arrested Wednesday after images of child sexual abuse were found on the deputy’s devices, according to the New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas.