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The New Mexico Department of Health announced an update of the new COVID-19 cases from Saturday through Monday statewide consisting of 3,370 news cases and sadly an additional 11 deaths. Locally, the new reported cases are as follows: Grant County with 85 new cases; Hidalgo County with 5 new cases; Luna County with 60 new cases; and Catron County with 3 new cases.

The Hidalgo County Health Council in collaboration with The Youth Substance Awareness and Prevention Coalition of Grant County, are sponsoring a free online Narcan Training Session on Monday, November 15th at 9:00 A.M. Narcan is a life-saving drug that can temporarily reverse an opioid overdose. Individuals can learn how to administer Narcan and save a life. For this online training, a Zoom link will be sent once registered. Contact Valerie Kling at or call 575-597-0025.

The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, State Parks Division has announced that in recognition of Veterans Day this Thursday, November 11th, New Mexico residents who are currently serving or have served in the US Armed Forces and their immediate families have access to their state parks for free day-use and overnight camping. According to a news release, “In a long-standing partnership with the New Mexico Department of Veteran Services, the State Parks Division also honors New Mexico veterans with a 50% or greater service-connected disability with an annual day-use pass and one three-day camping pass per year.”

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