Coyote spotted lately including Thursday roaming on Rover Boulevard in White Rock. Photo by Katy Korkos
Community Public Safety Environment
Los Alamos County’s Emergency Management Office is coordinating with the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) to hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic, 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in Griffith Gymnasium at Los Alamos High School, 1300 Diamond Dr.
The clinic will be limited to vaccinating remaining healthcare workers in phase 1A and beginning phase 1B, which includes teachers, frontline essential workers and citizens over age 75. This vaccine clinic is free.
Vaccinations are limited. Individuals who meet the 1A and 1B criteria and have pre-registered on the NMDOH website
The New Mexico Environment Department (NMED) has updated its daily Rapid Response COVID-19 Watchlist, which includes New Mexico places of employment that have had two or more rapid responses in the last 14 days.
There are currently 84 establishments on the Watchlist.
The current Rapid Response COVID-19 Watchlist and closure list, which includes all establishments that have been required to close, are posted here.
The state initiates a rapid response when it learns of a positive COVID-19 case in a workplace. The state agency initiating the rapid response will offer direction to
A survey of LAPS employees indicates that 93 percent of staff want to be vaccinated. Courtesy/LAPS
The first round of COVID-19 vaccinations for Los Alamos Public Schools staff begins Monday, Jan. 18.
Staff over age 50 who are working directly with students and are in close contact with students are eligible to be vaccinated in this first round. This includes, for example, elementary staff, middle and high school special education staff, bus drivers running routes, elementary school custodians and secondary coaches.
Just in case there is a reaction to the Pfizer vaccine, EMTs and
SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials announced this afternoon 1,434 additional positive tests for COVID-19.
Los Alamos County reports 9 more cases today … the total is now 361 people who have tested positive for COVID-19.
Today’s update includes 29 new deaths in New Mexico related to COVID-19.
The New Mexico Department of Health reports today’s most recent cases:
Los Alamos National Laboratory. Courtesy/LANL
By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post
Looking back over 2020, Director Thom Mason said it is the 13,000 Laboratory employees that he is most proud of … how they have stepped up and met the challenges of a global pandemic.
LANL Director Thom Mason
Just shifting that large number of employees from working onsite to working remotely was quite an endeavor and Mason commended the employees on having adapted so well.
“Those employees that had to be onsite were safer by not having more people here,” he said during a recent
Part 1 crime stats for 2020 by classification. Courtesy/LAPD
Today, Chief of Police Dino Sgambellone released crime statistics for 2020 which were compiled by the Records Section of the Los Alamos Police Department.
Offenses reported as crime statistics are determined by the FBI Uniform Crime Report Program and are classified as crimes against persons (violent crime) and crimes against property.
The offenses of murder (homicide), rape, robbery and aggravated assault make up the violent crime category. The offenses of arson, burglary, larceny, and auto theft make up the property
The following information is provided by the Los Alamos Police Department.
Neither arrests nor charges indicate a conviction, and neither means that a person is guilty of the charges filed against them.
MATTHEW L. BARUZZINI
Jan. 6 at 11:50 a.m. / Police arrested Matthew L. Baruzzini, 40, of Los Alamos in Central Park Square and charged him with driving while his license to do so has been suspended or revoked.
Jan. 9 at 9:28 p.m. / Police arrested Arturo Houston, 38, of Española at the Española Police Department on an outstanding Magistrate
UPDATE: Crews will be repair the line on Friday, Jan. 15.
…Library patrons asked to park in west parking lot for curbside book pick-up today
Los Alamos County Department of Public Utilities will close the one-way drive in front of the Mesa Public Library just past the entrance to the west parking lot today, due to ice resulting from a water line break.
Department officials ask library patrons who are scheduled for curbside pick-up of library books to park in the west parking lot and walk up to the pick-up location.
Individuals who may have problems accessing the stairs are advised
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