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The New Mexico Department of Health is encouraging at-home COVID-19 testing in guidance intended to support New Mexicans across the state as case counts ride and as vaccinated or test requirements are implemented for state employees, teachers, and workers in congregate settings. New Mexicans can order Vault at home tests to be delivered to their home at no cost. In order to use the Vaults tests, individuals need access to the internet, an email address, and a photo I.D. For more information, go to

The Western New Mexico School of Business has welcomed three students from Sonora Mexico to participate in WNMU’s exchange student program. Undergraduates Rebeca Portillo Parra, Rita Paulina Escalante Alegría, and Ivanna María Chavarría Martínez, will spend three semesters studying marketing in the WNMU School of Business in order to earn double degrees—one from each institution. The agreement WNMU School of Business holds with University of Sonora was established two years ago and allows students to complete a marketing degree at University of Sonora along with a management or a marketing degree at WNMU. Students can choose between the two business focuses at WNMU, which guarantees participants in state tuition. In addition, participating in the special double degree mobility program enables students to learn and earn credentials from an accredited American university, and allowing the experience to foster personal growth as students also learn about other cultures and ways of thinking.

Students that received their first COVID-19 vaccination during the Silver High School clinic are reminded to stop by the HMS Community COVID clinic to receive their second shot. The HMS location is at 1304 East 32nd Street and staff be available between 9:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M., except during the lunch hour between 12 and 1:00 P.M.

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