Coronavirus Update: March 29, 2021
In today's final regularly schedule Coronavirus Update, MaryAnn recaps the current facts and figures about the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccination efforts, and latest public health safety recommendations. MaryAnn will continue to monitor Coronavirus activities and report on an "as needed" basis on KTAL-LP.
Coronavirus Update: March 22, 2021
Host MaryAnn Digman updates the current facts and figures on the Covid-19 pandemic, vaccines, herd immunity, mask mandates, and best practices for keeping safe and healthy.
Coronavirus Update: March 8, 2021
Host MaryAnn Digman reviews the latest information on Covid-19 in New Mexico, and around the US, along with the latest on vaccines and advice from the experts.
Host MaryAnn Digman's guest is John E. Kutinac the Southern Regional Manager of Health Promotion for the NM DOH. Utilizing health councils and local health department team members, the health needs of the county are assessed and then appropriate responses planned and implemented. COVID 19 has created even more needs especially in areas of health disparity. John and his team address those needs through education and vaccine.
Coronavirus Update: February 15, 2021
Host MaryAnn Digman recaps the Covid-19 facts and figures for Dona Ana County, New Mexico and the US.
Coronavirus Update: February 8, 2021
Host MaryAnn Digman reviews the latest information on Covid-19, vaccines, and the New Mexico results.
On today's show host MaryAnn Digman interviews Zack Quitero, the Ombudsman for the New Mexico Aging & Long Term Services Department. Zack is originally from Mesilla, got his undergraduate degree from NMSU and his law degree from UNM. Zack outlined how COVID 19 has impacted NM long term care residents and how the vaccine is being provided for that population.
Coronavirus Update: Guest Matt Bieber
Matt Bieber, Communications Director for the NM DOH gave many details on the roll out of the vaccine for COVID 19 here in NM. Matt was able to answer many questions about the website and how the algorithm works for registration. He also advised our listeners that NM will administer as many doses of the vaccine that they can get and that in the past month, approximately 35,000 doses have been received in the state. Over 100,000 people have already been vaccinated and another 500,000 are in category 1b The state hopes that everyone who wants the vaccine will be vaccinated by the summer.
Peter Goodman and Walt Rubel updated listeners on the latest information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic as a part of Speak Up, Las Cruces.
Coronavirus Update: Guest Sam Hancock
MaryAnn Digman interviews Sam Hancock, a board member, volunteer and spokesperson for El Caldito on the Community of Hope campus. Sam shares the mission of El Caldito and describes how their services/ processes have changed since the COVID 19 pandemic. Sam updates listeners on how we can be of greatest assistance to El Caldito and our neighbors less fortunate than we are and how easy it is to volunteer!
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