State Epidemiologist Helps Us Understand COVID-19

Mar 18, 2020

Wake Up Call Host MK Mendoza speaks with State Epidemiologist Dan Sosin, MD about the COVID-19 and the Novel Corona Virus.

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"Community Matters" is the monthly radio program produced by the Santa Fe Community Foundation and hosted by SFCF CEO, Bill Smith. Lillian Montoya, President and CEO of Christus St. Vincent Hospital, and James Marx, Executive Director of Quality and Patient Safety at Christus St. Vincent Hospital, discuss local response to coronavirus and what we can do for each other as a community. 

UNM Health Sciences Center

UNM Associate Professor and Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Stephen Bradfute speaks with Segment Host/Producer of Wake Up Call, MK Mendoza about the history and likely future of COVID19.

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Wake Up Call Segment Host/Producer MK Mendoza fills in for KSFR News Director Tom Trowbridge and gives an overall update on where the COVID-19 virus stands worldwide and locally and gets an update from federal and state officials as to the strategies they're employing to stave off the sudden impact of the virus. 

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SANTA FE – New Mexico Health Secretary Kathy Kunkel on Sunday announced she would strengthen the public health emergency order she issued Thursday, March 12, amending the restrictions on social gatherings to limit the incidence of COVID-19 in New Mexico. Beginning 9 a.m., Monday, March 16, the amended public health order directs that all restaurants, bars, breweries, eateries and other food establishments shall operate at no greater than 50 percent of maximum occupancy and no greater than 50 percent of seating capacity.

New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham and key members of her executive staff  on Friday March 13th, 2020 held a news conference on the latest about the Coronavirus pandemic.

As you’ll hear, there are now ten cases of the illness in New Mexico:


KSFR News along with the BBC has been providing listeners with the latest on the coronavirus pandemic before and as it hit the continental U.S. On March 11th, the first cases were identified in New Mexico.

KSFR News brought you Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham’s news conference when she updated our state about the evolving crisis: