Winter weather impacts some COVID-19 testing sites Tuesday

Coronavirus New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (KRQE) – The New Mexico Department of Health announced Monday that many COVID-19 testing sites will be closed Tuesday, Oct. 27, due to recent winter storms. According to a news release, the following testing locations and some alternate sites are as follows.

  • Santa Fe: Christus St. Vincent’s, Presbyterian, and Southwest Cares are open for testing
  • Espanola: Presbyterian Hospital in Espanola
  • Los Alamos: No alternate locations everyone will be rescheduled for Wednesday weather permitting
  • Taos: This location does not test on Tuesdays; Holy Cross Hospital is open all day for testing
  • Las Vegas: Everyone will be re-scheduled for Wednesday weather permitting
  • Santa Rosa: This location does not test on Tuesdays; Santa Rosa Hospital is open all day for testing.
  • Clayton (satellite): Union County General Hospital is open all day for testing
  • Las Cruces: Everyone will be re-scheduled
  • Truth or Consequences: Sierra Vista Hospital will be open for testing
  • Chaparral: No alternate locations. Patients will be-scheduled for Thursday

The following testing locations will be postponed and may open in Tuesday afternoon, weather permitting:

  • Portales
  • Clovis
  • Carlsbad
  • Artesia
  • Ft. Sumner
  • Tucumcari
  • Roswell

According to the same news release, the following locations will be canceled. Anyone symptomatic, registered at one of these sites is encouraged to go to Presbyterian Hospital’s indoor testing site:

  • Expo New Mexico
  • Belen
  • Sandoval
  • Grants

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