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The New Mexico Department of Health has begun updating the daily reporting of COVID-19 data and making the information directly available to the public online. The revision is presented in lieu of the formerCOVID-19 case count news release, whereas the NMDOH will now post data directly to the state COVID-19 website using a Tableau data dashboard, Monday through Friday with the exception of holidays, at 2:00 P.M. along with other weekly epidemiology reports. The data will include the following: daily number of hospitalizations and patients on mechanical ventilation; daily and cumulative number of deaths; daily and cumulative number of cases; and daily number of new tests results reported. The information will be found online at

Luna County Commissioners have passed two new Proclamations for the Month of April. The first proclamation passed is designating the month of April as “National Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention Month. The increased awareness in the community will promote the social and well-being of children and families giving them a safe, stable, and nurturing environment. The second proclamation passed consisted of Luna County recognizing fair and equal housing and that it is a right guaranteed to all Americans in addition to being a fundamental human entitlement. The Board of County Commissioners have deemed April as “Fair Housing Month.”

The anti-litter program Pick It Up – Toss No Mas will hold its next Community Trash Cleanup this Saturday, March 19th from 9 am to 1:00 pm at the parking lot at Gough Park in Silver City. Volunteers can pick up trash bags, gloves, trash pickers and snacks at 9:00 am. Volunteers will spend the morning cleaning up litter at a location of their choice and then return to Gough Park between 12 pm and 1pm to drop off trash and recyclables and record their cleanup results. For more info, visit Silver City Watershed Keepers page on Facebook.

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