Important Phone Numbers/Links:
Phone: 1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636)
NM Coronavirus Hotline: 1-855-600-3453
VA has implemented an aggressive public health response to protect and care for Veterans in the face of this emerging health risk, working directly with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal partners to monitor the outbreak of the virus. These measures include outreach to Veterans and staff, clinical screening at VA health care facilities, and protective procedures for patients admitted to community living centers and spinal cord injury units.
Best Practices: Call ahead before visiting your doctor
If you think you have been exposed to COVID-19 and develop a fever and symptoms such as cough or difficulty breathing, please call your healthcare provider for medical advice. If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus COVID-19, call the healthcare provider and tell them you have or may have COVID-19. This will help healthcare providers take steps to keep other people from getting infected or exposed.
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SANTA FE – New Mexico’s Medicaid Program is now requiring managed care organizations to reimburse doctors, behavioral health providers and other health care professionals for telephone and video patient visits until the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency.