April 24, 2024


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PED: 26 New Mexico public universities surface on COVID-19 Watchlist

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The New Mexico General public Training Division studies that 26 condition general public school buildings appeared on the COVID-19 Watchlist in the 7 days ending Thursday, Dec. 24. The appearances on the Watchlist signify they experienced at minimum two immediate responses in just a 14-day period of time.

PED experiences that through this same interval, no colleges had been positioned on the Closure Checklist. The COVID-19 Watchlist is managed by the New Mexico Setting Office and consists of universities and firms with two or extra immediate responses inside 14 days.

Individuals that have four or more rapid responses in 14 times are put on the Closure Checklist and are demanded to close. Furthermore, where suitable the PED states they will return instruction to distant-only mastering.

A immediate reaction is described as a collection of interventions that are developed to prevent the unfold of COVID-19 and start out with the New Mexico Section of Wellness notifies a university that an employee or student has a confirmed beneficial circumstance of the virus and was on campus or in the facility during the infectious period. According to the PED, a general public faculty is required to shut because it has four or additional immediate responses in a 14-day interval, it ought to keep on being in remote-only learning mode till its county is in the environmentally friendly zone.

The inexperienced, yellow, and crimson zones are a Division of Overall health distinction that point out appropriate command of the virus. Only the unique college that achieved the 4-in-14 threshold would be needed to return to distant understanding. The PED states that this signifies that a faculty district could have 1 faculty closed for in-individual finding out, a different on the Watchlist, and many others with no effects.

The faculties on the COVID-19 Watchlist are the pursuing:



  • Artesia Superior
  • Roselawn Elementary


  • Belen Consolidated Educational institutions-Administration
  • Gil Sanchez Elementary






  • Gallup Central Alternate
  • Hozho Academy
  • Indian Hills Elementary
  • John F. Kennedy Middle
  • Middle Faculty Significant





Rio Rancho


  • Berrendo Elementary
  • Navy Heights Elementary
  • Roswell Superior

Santa Rosa


  • Eva B. Stokely Elementary
  • Shiprock Significant
  • Shiprock Transportation

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