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New Mexico Department of Health officials updated the total of new COVID-19 cases as of Thursday, November 4th reporting 1,611 new cases statewide with sadly an additional 16 COVID-19 related deaths. Locally, the updated cases are as follows: Grant County with 67 new cases; Hidalgo County with 3 new cases; Luna County with 29 new cases; and Catron County with 1 new case.

Gila Regional Medical Center presented Nurse Dina Rogers with “The Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses” last month in recognition for her above and beyond work and service to patients. This annual award is part of the Daisy Foundation’s mission to recognize the super-human efforts nurses perform every day. Nurses may be nominated by patients, families, and colleagues. The award recipient is chosen annually by a committee at Gila Regional Medical Center. Thank you, Nurse Dina Rogers for your service to the community!

The Grant County Public Health Office and Western New Mexico University will be providing a seasonal flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine and booster clinic on Tuesday, November 9th from 12:30 to 3:00 P.M. in the historic Graham Gym on the WNMU Silver City campus. The clinic is for students, faculty and staff as well as to the general public. The Grant County Public Health Office will administer seasonal flu shots as well as COVID-19 vaccinations by Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson. The flu shot and COVID-19 vaccine may be taken at the same time and no pre-registration is required. In addition, a follow-up vaccination clinic will be held on the WNMU campus on November 30 for those requiring their second COVID-19 shot.


This Sunday, November 7th, at 2:00 A.M.  remember to turn your clocks backward 1 hour to 1:00 A.M.  local standard time. Get ready to “fall back” and get an extra hour of sleep in November.

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