We feel obligated to keep our members updated on the latest information that we are aware of concerning COVID-19 safety precautions. The following information and links are available for your convenience.
Still thinking COVID is over? “Last night [10/21/2022], CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky tested positive for COVID-19. She is up to date with her vaccines. Dr. Walensky is experiencing mild symptoms. Consistent with CDC guidelines, she is isolating at home and will participate in her planned meetings virtually. CDC senior staff and close contacts have been informed of her positive test and are taking appropriate action to monitor their health.”
Bernalillo County – HIGH
KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE (KAFB)
HPCON BRAVO (EFFECTIVE June 8, 2022, and UPDATED June 28, 2022)
KAFB Declaration of a Public Health Emergency – [effective Jun. 7, 2022, and updated Jun. 28, 2022.]
Declaration renewal to terminate 90 days from the date of this memorandum unless it is renewed, re-reported, or terminated by the installation commander.
Recommended actions if going on Base and while you are on Base:
- Practice social distancing. Avoid unnecessary contact with others, such as shaking hands and hugging.
- Avoid unnecessary travel, especially to areas known to be experiencing active disease transmission.
- Routinely clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- If you’re sick, call your medical provider for instructions on receiving care before going to a clinic or hospital. Make sure your installation is [others are] aware of the symptoms of your health threat.
- Stay informed by routinely checking reliable sources of information such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and your local public health agencies.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Wash your hands often and for at least 20 seconds with soap and water. Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw it in the trash.
- Cough or sneeze into your elbow if tissues are unavailable. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth. Practice a good diet and exercise. Make sure all immunizations are up to date, including your seasonal flu shot.
- Stay home if you are sick and avoid close contact with family members and pets.
- Ensure supplies of food, medication and other items needed for babies and pets are available to last at least 14 days.
SANDIA NATIONAL LABS (SNL)
Cases are still occurring; no known status on wearing of masks.
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC)
Still thinking COVID is over? “Last night, CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky tested positive for COVID-19. She is up to date with her vaccines. Dr. Walensky is experiencing mild symptoms. Consistent with CDC guidelines, she is isolating at home and will participate in her planned meetings virtually. CDC senior staff and close contacts have been informed of her positive test and are taking appropriate action to monitor their health.”
COVID-19 County Check
In Bernalillo County, New Mexico, community level is HIGH
Find out more about the COVID-19 situation in Bernalillo County, New Mexico with COVID-19 Data Tracker.
November 10, 2022 – Data Provided by CDC with updates every Thursday by 8 pm ET