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Weather conditions disrupt hours of operation for several COVID testing and vaccination sites

February 3, 2022 - 2019 Novel Coronavirus - Awareness

Most ICATT sites closed Thursday

SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) would like to inform the public of cancellations and delays due to snow and unfavorable weather statewide. Most ICATT COVID-19 drive up testing sites and many vaccination events will experience abbreviated schedules due to inclement weather.
The following ICATT testing locations report as follows for today, Thursday, February 3:

EXPO NM:
• Closed all day
Santa Fe Fair Grounds:
• Closed all day
LCPS Field of Dreams:
• Closed all day

Lea County Event Center:
• OPEN 8:30- 5pm

Adjustments were also made to various FEMA Bus vaccination sites due to weather and in coordination with the county Emergency Managers. For both Canceled and Delayed events, adjustments are reflected on our website and clients have been informed. Weather will continue to be monitored. Please check Department of Health’s COVID-19 Site and New Mexico Department of Health websites for ongoing updates.

In partnership with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Increasing Community Access to Testing (ICATT) program offers free PCR testing for drive-up participants free of charge, 6 days a week until February 21st.

To participate in drive-up COVID testing, people must register prior to the event. Same-Day registration and appointment assistance will be available at the testing sites.

• WHAT: Free drive up PCR COVID-19 testing
• WHEN: Mondays-Saturdays, 8:30 am - 5 pm
• WHERE:
1. Southwest: LCPS Field of Dreams, West parking lot
2. Southeast: Lea County Event Center
3. Northwest: EXPO NM
4. Northeast: Santa Fe Fair Grounds
• HOW: I Need a COVID-19 Test or the NMDOH website: findatest@nm.org and search by provider “eTruthNorth”.


Sign Up for a Site through the QR Code:

Las Cruces

Hobbs

Albuquerque

Santa Fe

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NMDOH

Katy Diffendorfer, Health Equity Communications Manager | Katy.Diffendorfer@state.nm.us

The Department of Health works to promote health and wellness, improve health outcomes, and deliver services to all New Mexicans. As New Mexico’s largest state agency, DOH offers public health services in all 33 counties and collaborates with 23 Native American tribes, Pueblos and nations.


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