Coronavirus

The Star

Early Childhood Education and Care Department Communications Director Matt Bieber speaks with Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza about their first campaign embracing the importance of family time, especially during COVID-19 Pandemic.

For more information, see link below: 

https://momentsnm.org/tips/

rcac.org

Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza speaks with SWAIA's first Native American Female Executive Director Kimberly Peone about how the Santa Fe Indian Market is still going strong and nothing will hold it back, not even the pandemic.

For more information on Santa Fe Indian Market, see link below: 

https://swaia.org/

magnoliareporter.com

Aging and Long Term Services Department Planning and Policy Director Dolores Gonzalez sits down with Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza to talk about how the community came together to feed our seniors and where they can go to get help.

For more information, see link below:

http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us/

Comcast

Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza speaks with Comcast New Mexico Area Vice President Chris Dunkenson about the new roll out of internet connection coming to Las Vegas, New Mexico and what it means for the city and state.

http://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/ksfrnews/MONO_Comcast_in_Las_Vegas_07302020.mp3 

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KRQE

Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety Executive Director Joni Arends and Independent Community Activist Cindy Weehler express their concerns over developments at WIPP that could lead to what they call "Forever WIPP", meaning no deadline on when storage would end and the possibility of upcoming expansion of nuclear waste storage at WIPP.  The deadline for public comment is August 11, 2020.

For more information on public comment and Concerned Citizens for Nuclear Safety, see link below: 

Santa Fe Children's Museum

Susan Lynn, Executive Director of the Santa Fe Children's Museum joins Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza to say the museum is still going strong thanks to so much community support, creative problem solving and a little unwitting pre-preparation before the unexpected pandemic. 

For more information, see link below: 

https://santafechildrensmuseum.org

burnzozobra.com

Ray Sandoval, Zozobra Committee Chair joins Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza to say nothing will stop this important New Mexico tradition, not even the pandemic! Tune in to find out exactly how the City Different will be celebrating Old Man Gloom this year and the wise take-aways it provides especially during one of the world's seemingly most challenging years on record. 

To find out more about zozobra, see link below: 

https://burnzozobra.com/

Senior Medicare Patrol

Samantha Morales, Head of Senior Medicare Patrol  joins Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza to discuss what Medicare Fraud looks like during the pandemic and how to report and prevent it.

For more information on how you can prevent and report it, see link below: 

http://www.nmaging.state.nm.us/Scams.aspx

TFAH.org

Adam Lustig from Trust for America's Health discusses their latest report looking at the rate of food insecurity for New Mexico's children with Wake Up Call's MK Mendoza.

For more information on the report, see link below: 

https://www.tfah.org/report-details/school-nutrition-policy-brief/ 

Ron Crowder

Award winning Singer and Songwriter Ron Crowder has a new single he's releasing on June 26. But this release comes with a special cause. He plans to donate 100% of the proceeds to the Navajo and Hopi Donation Drive and Relief Fund, an organization coordinating in NM to provide medical, cleaning and personal supplies to those most affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).The song is called “This is the Moment.” And it's already been nominated for this year's NM Music Awards as Best Pop Song as well as Best Recording Engineer. 

Lisa Freeman

Artist Lisa Freeman speaks with KSFR's MK Mendoza about her latest development in how she delivers her art to the public born from the Covid-19 Pandemic -boldly chartering new territory in form, content, and delivery.

For more information, see link below:

https://lisafreemanart.com/

See press release for details on exhibition:

ONE THREAD BROKE

at the   Adobe Wall

847 Old Santa Fe Trail

June 19 – July 17, 2020

americanmobile.com

Registered Nurse Alexana Hope weighs in on health in the age of COVID-19 and how directly tied it is to our political sphere. 

CNN.com

Health Practitioners and Community Activist Kathleen Dudley expresses the "other side"of the debate when it comes to wearing masks. In opposition to City Bill 2020-10 presented at tonight's city council meeting, which will legally mandate wearing masks citywide, she shares her concerns about what legally mandating masks may do not just to personal health but personal choice in health care options, harassment for those who can't wear them and personal rights and freedom. To weigh in on the issue, if you’d like to submit your own public comment.

 

Today’s Count and Latest Update

May 27, 2020
NMDOH

Update includes five additional deaths related to COVID-19

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Tuesday announced 107 additional positive tests for COVID-19. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are:

Eddie Moore, Albuquerque Journal

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham along with Health Secretary Kathy Kunkel and Human Services Secretary Dr. David Scrase held a video news conference Wednesday (May 20, 2020) to update New Mexicans on the Coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s the audio:

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