Check back for more information regarding local info about COVID-19.

  • There is a Stay at Home Order in place. For more information, click here.

  • To view cases by county, click here

  • Essential business and retail may now operate at limited capacities. Click Here for info.

  • New Mexicans are being asked to wear face coverings in public

  • All New Mexicans are encouraged to get tested. Please contact the Otero County Health Department to schedule your test. 575.437.9340

  • The NM Economic Development Department has launched a hotline for businesses in NM. Call 1-833-551-0518 ext. 2

  • May’s Fourth Friday, scheduled for May 22nd has been canceled.

  • Alamogordo Family Recreation center is closed

  • Betty Dare is not allowing visitors at this time

  • Alamo Senior Center is closed until further notice. Meals on wheels and food pick up WILL continue.

  • The state has also launched a new hotline – 833-551-0518 – for questions related to issues around school closures and issues with employment.

  • Municipal Court is closed

  • Alamogordo Public Library, Sgt. Willie Estrada Memorial Civic Center & Alameda Park Zoo are closed

    On behalf of the New Mexico Department of Health, take COVID-19 precautions.

    • Wash your hands frequently for 20 seconds

    • Don’t touch your face

    • Use a tissue or your elbow to catch your sneeze or cough

    • Avoid large gatherings and close contact with sick people especially if you are elderly or high risk.

    • If you have a cough, fever or shortness of breath stay home from work or school

    • DO NOT go the ER or doctor’s office without first calling the Coronavirus hotline at 855-600-3453.

    • And avoid all unnecessary out of state travel