COVID-19 Information for New Mexico Travelers
This page is regularly updated to provide travelers with information regarding current public health orders in place due to COVID-19. Please note that as sovereign nations, New Mexico’s Tribes, Pueblos, and Nations have the discretion to operate according to different reopening guidelines should they choose to do so.
Guidelines for all Travelers
If you have travel questions or need information regarding guidelines, please contact our office at 800-448-1240 or via email. Terms of the New Mexico Public Health Order and Navajo Nation Executive Order most relevant to travelers are listed below.
- As of February 17, 2022 masks are no longer required in indoor settings
- Businesses are ramping up staffing, please be gracious and patient
- There are no limits on mass gatherings or meetings at this time
- New Mexico State Parks are open to residents and non-residents
- Indoor and outdoor recreation facilities are open at 100%
- Retail providers are open at 100% of max capacity
- Hotels, motels, and RV parks can operate at 100% capacity
- Food establishments can operate at 100% of max capacity indoor/outdoor dining
- Bars and clubs are open to 100% max indoor/outdoor capacity
- All entertainment venues can operate at 100% indoor/outdoor space
- Close-contact businesses operate at 100% of max capacity
Navajo Nation Guidelines
The Navajo Nation has a reopening plan in place, and the Navajo Department of Health guidelines are as follows:
- While in public, all individuals (over age 2) must wear a mask
- Navajo Parks and Monuments can open to visitors at 50% capacity
- Marinas and parks can open at 75% occupancy to visitors
- Navajo casinos can open to all at 75% occupancy
- Museums may open at 75% max occupancy to all
- Gyms, wellness centers, and recreation facilities will be allowed at 25% of maximum occupancy
- Flea markets and roadside markets are allowed in accordance with guidelines issued by the HCOC
- Gatherings of 25 or fewer people are permitted for youth programs
- The fine for breaking the Navajo Nation Public Health Order is $1,000
As this virus, and the country’s response to COVID-19, is a constantly and rapidly evolving situation, please visit the City of Farmington information pages, as well as the State of New Mexico's COVID-19 information page to learn more. We also recommend that you refer to the CDC's Coronavirus and Travel Information page.
If you suspect you may have COVID-19, call the New Mexico Department of Health at (505) 827-0006. Please visit the New Mexico Department of Health COVID-19 website for details on indications and symptoms: http://cv.nmhealth.org/. For additional information and resources, call the NMDOH Coronavirus Hotline at (855) 600-3453.
Make the New Mexico Safe Promise
You can help keep New Mexico and all of its residents and guests safe by making the New Mexico Safe Promise. The New Mexico Safe Promise initiative, presented by the New Mexico Hospitality Association (NMHA), invites all New Mexicans and visitors to make a personal commitment to follow COVID-19 Safe Practices to help make New Mexico the safest place for its families, workers, and customers. To make the New Mexico Safe Promise, visit NMSafePromise.org.
This page will be updated as changes occur and mandates are issued.