Revised emergency public health order Aug 27, 2020
NEW EMERGENCY PUBLIC HEALTH ORDER IN EFFECT
As part of the new emergency public health order that took effect on Saturday, New Mexico relaxed some occupancy restrictions while maintaining the essential public health framework for mitigating and responding to the incidence and spread of COVID-19.
- Houses of worship may operate at 40 percent of the maximum occupancy of any enclosed building, an increase from 25 percent, in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices. Houses of worship may, as before, conduct services outdoors or provide services through audiovisual means.
- Food and drink establishments (including restaurants, breweries, wineries, distillers, cafes, coffee shops or other similar establishments) may provide indoor dining service at 25 percent of maximum occupancy, in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices. Food and drink establishments may continue to provide physically-distant outdoor dining options, carryout and delivery services, in accordance with COVID-Safe Practices. Tables – inside or outside – must be spaced at least six feet apart, and no more than six patrons are permitted at a single table.
- While museums with interactive and/or immersive displays, categorized as “close-contact recreational facilities,” must remain closed, museums with static displays may operate at 25 percent capacity.
- Mass gatherings of more than 10 individuals are prohibited.
Read the revised emergency public health order from Aug 27, 2020 order here