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County Update 74 on COVID: Vaccination Clinic Monday, Feb. 22, Appointments Only
Los Alamos County and the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) will hold a vaccination clinic on Monday, Feb. 22 at the Los Alamos High School Gym located at 1300 Diamond Drive, Los Alamos. Eligible Los Alamos residents who are registered on the NMDOH should have already received an email or a text message with information on how to schedule an appointment. Appointments are required to receive a vaccine. No walk-ins will be accepted.  READ MORE...
County Update 73 on COVID: Information for Sunday’s COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
Nambe Drugs, New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) and Los Alamos County officials would like to provide additional information to Los Alamos residents who have an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccination clinic this Sunday, Feb. 14 at the Los Alamos High School Gym, 1300 Diamond Drive. This event was originally scheduled to be held at Nambe Drugs, but due to inclement weather was moved to the High School Gym.  READ MORE...
County Update 72 on COVID: Vaccine Clinic This Sunday, Appointments Only
Some Los Alamos citizens who are eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and are registered with the New Mexico Department of Health (NM DOH) will receive an email or a text message this week. NM DOH notifications will provide information on how to schedule an appointment for a vaccine clinic to be held this Sunday, February 14 at the Los Alamos High School Griffith Gym, 1300 Diamond Drive. The event is being hosted by Nambe Drugs, Los Alamos County and the NM DOH.  READ MORE...
Deadline extended to apply for Racial Equity and Inclusivity Task Force
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County Update 71 on COVID: Seniors COVID Vaccine Clinic Clarification
Notifications for senior COVID vaccinations have been sent to individuals to schedule their appointments. Los Alamos County Social Services Department would like to share some clarifying instructions to avoid confusion and frustration when scheduling your appointment.  READ MORE...
County Update 70 on COVID-19: Curative COVID Testing Moving From Fuller Lodge to Overlook Park in White Rock on Tuesday as a drive-through site
Beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 26, the Curative COVID testing clinic will move from Fuller Lodge to Overlook Park in White Rock as its permanent drive-through testing site. Citizens who already scheduled appointments at Fuller Lodge for this coming Tuesday, need only to arrive at their scheduled time at Overlook Park instead. Signage will direct individuals once they turn east onto Overlook Road. Curative staff will instruct citizens on how to self-administer the test from their car, will collect the sample and send it to the lab for testing. Results will be emailed or sent via text to citizens within 24 - 72 hours. Register at: https://curative.com  READ MORE...
Survey results on DPU environmental goals shared with the BPU
Results of a survey conducted by Triton Polling & Research on behalf of the Los Alamos Department of Public Utilities (DPU) were shared with the Board of Public Utilities at the Wednesday, Jan. 20 monthly meeting. A sample of Los Alamos citizens were asked to indicate their level of either support for or opposition to DPU’s environmental goals. The survey concludes that the majority of respondents support all environmental goals adopted by the Board of Public of Utilities in October 2020.  READ MORE...
County Update 69 on COVID-19: Second COVID Vaccine Dose Scheduled For Category 1A Individuals Vaccinated on Jan. 2
Los Alamos County, in coordination with New Mexico’s Department of Health, is scheduling a clinic for the second COVID vaccine doses for those category 1A individuals (healthcare workers and first responders) who were vaccinated on January 2, 2021 in White Rock  READ MORE...
County Update 68 on COVID-19: Seniors Vaccine Clinic Set for January 30 & 31 (by appt. only)
Los Alamos County, working in cooperation with the State’s Aging and Long-term Services Division, will host a special COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the two Los Alamos County Senior Centers on Jan. 30 and 31. Read the rest of the press release to see who qualifies for this clinic.  READ MORE...
County Update 67 on COVID-19: Vaccination Clinic for Los Alamos individuals in level 1A and 1B phases as defined by NMDOH
Los Alamos County's Emergency Management Office is coordinating with the State Department of Health (NMDOH) to hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Monday, January 18, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Griffith Gymnasium at the Los Alamos High School. The clinic will be limited to finishing up healthcare workers in phase 1A and starting on phase 1B which includes teachers, frontline essential workers and citizens over age 75. This vaccine clinic is free.   READ MORE...
County Update 66 on COVID-19: Testing for COVID at Fuller Lodge Every Tuesday - Every Thursday Testing Begins January 28th
Los Alamos County's Emergency Management Office is coordinating with the State Department of Health to hold COVID-19 testing clinics every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. The next clinic will be Tuesday, January 19. In addition to Tuesday testing clinics, Thursday testing clinics will be added beginning January 28. The Thursday testing clinics will also be held at Fuller Lodge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Register at: www.curative.com  READ MORE...
County Update 65 on COVID-19: Call for volunteers to assist with COVID-19 testing at Fuller Lodge starting Jan. 19
Los Alamos County' Emergency Management Office is issuing a call for community volunteers who might be able to assist in upcoming COVID-19 testing that will be occurring at Fuller Lodge every Tuesday until further notice. Coordination for this week's testing event, as well as the upcoming Jan. 12 event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., has been handled through the National Guard. The desire at this point is to use community volunteers to help on Tuesdays with intake, registration and supplying the Curative "swab" to individuals coming in to be tested.   READ MORE...
County Update 64 on COVID-19: Tuesday Testing for COVID at Fuller Lodge
Los Alamos County's Emergency Management Office is coordinating with the State Department of Health to hold COVID-19 testing clinics every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Fuller Lodge. The next clinic will be Tuesday, January 12. Register at: https://curative.com/  READ MORE...
County Update 62 on COVID: COVID-19 Testing TODAY: Jan 5, Fuller Lodge
COVID-19 Testing TODAY, Jan. 5, 2021! Los Alamos County was just informed that DOH, through the National Guard, will be at Fuller Lodge from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to administer the COVID-19 "swab" test for anyone wishing to be tested for the coronavirus.   READ MORE...
County Update 63 on COVID: COVID Vaccine for healthcare workers on Jan. 11 - first and second vaccines, healthcare only not general public
Los Alamos County's Emergency Management Office is coordinating with the State Department of Health to hold a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Healthcare workers only (not the general public) on Monday, January 11th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Duane Smith Auditorium.  READ MORE...
Get tested for COVID 19 on Dec. 29
Stay at Home COVID Tests Now Available from State DOH
County Update 59 on COVID-19, Betty Ehart Senior Center to Close due to COVID Positive Employee
Effective today, December 8, 2020 the Los Alamos Betty Ehart Senior Center will be closed due to COVID-19 positive employee.  READ MORE...
County Update 58 on COVID-19, Los Alamos County Facilities to Re-Open within Public Health Guidelines
Los Alamos County Community Services is pleased to announce that with the new public health order issued Nov. 30, 2020, that starting Dec. 2, 2020 the following facilities will re-open following the New Mexico Governor’s guidelines and criteria of “Red Level”.   READ MORE...
County Update 57 on COVID-19, Stay “Home for the Holidays” This Year
In light of the current surge in positive case counts and ongoing pandemic emergency, coupled with the ongoing public health order mandates prohibiting large gatherings, Los Alamos County officials announced this week that there will not be a holiday tree in the lobby of the Municipal Building next week. In past years, the County has supplied the tree as part of the annual tree lighting ceremonies that take place during Winterfest. This year’s Winterfest event is set to occur Dec. 4-6.   READ MORE...
County Update 56 on COVID-19, Changes in Hours of Operation Or Closure for Other County Facilities
The County has announced the following changes in facility hours or closures, because of the Governor's amended health order and restrictions that are now in place effective today and continuing for the next two weeks.  READ MORE...
County Update 55 on COVID-19: Recreation Facilities Closed Starting Monday, Nov. 16
As of Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 all Los Alamos County Recreation Facilities and Parks will be closed, as part of the latest Public Health Order issued on Nov. 13, 2020.  READ MORE...
County Update 54 on COVID-19: Services Curtailed at the Municipal Bldg Starting Monday, Nov. 16
Because of the Governor's amended public health order, which takes effect today, access to services within the Municipal Building will be curtailed for the next two weeks.   READ MORE...
County Update 53 on COVID-19: Atomic City Transit Dial-A-Ride Service for Essential Business to begin November 16, 2020
Atomic City Transit will be reducing transportation to a Dial-A-Ride service for customers that may need to perform essential business beginning Monday, November 16, 2020. Dial-A-Ride will be available Monday through Friday excluding holidays from 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM.   READ MORE...
CommuniTREE Says THANKS to all who serve
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Comprehensive List of Parent and Child/Youth Programs and Services offered in Los Alamos County
This is a comprehensive list of programs offered by various organizations within Los Alamos County   READ MORE...
New Mexico Game and Fish Address Mountain Lion Activity Near the North Mesa Stables
Los Alamos County officials are aware of reports of recent mountain lion activity near the North Mesa Stables. New Mexico Game and Fish is on site today. Until further information becomes available, residents are urged to avoid trails in this area and use caution if out on any of the surrounding trails; mountain lions can travel several miles in any direction in one day. Be especially alert if traveling with dogs or children on trails.   READ MORE...
Los Alamos County Enters Level 1 Fire Restrictions
Los Alamos Fire Department’s Fire Marshal Wendy Servey announced today that she is enacting Level 1 Fire Restrictions for Los Alamos County, effective Friday, Oct. 23.  READ MORE...
Los Alamos Ranks #1 as Healthiest Community in Nation
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Downtown Master Plan Survey Announced
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Community Survey Gets Underway
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County Update 52 on COVID-19, Library to Begin Taking Reservations for Internet Computers Beginning September 8th
Los Alamos County Library is pleased to announce the next phase of re-opening with COVID Safe Practices in place. Beginning Tuesday, September 8th both Mesa Public Library and the White Rock Branch Library will take reservations for use of the Library’s internet computers.   READ MORE...
Customer Care Representatives Extending In-person Business Hours
While citizens can conduct most Los Alamos County business with the Customer Care Center via phone or email from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the work week, the windows in the Municipal Lobby for in-person transactions will now be open for six hours. Starting Monday, Aug. 24, the Customer Care representatives will open one or more windows between the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.   READ MORE...
UPDATED: Los Alamos County Clerk Issues Statement in Response to National Non-Profit Voter Mailing
The Los Alamos County Clerk’s Office would like to advise residents of a recent mailing of Absentee Ballot Applications by the Center for Voter Information (CVI), a national non-profit voter registration group, not affiliated with their office. The mailer, aimed at encouraging voters to send in an absentee ballot application, is legitimate. Voters, should they choose to do so, may complete and return the form to the County Clerk’s Office. However, completing this form NOT required. Residents are encouraged to contact the Clerk’s Office with any questions regarding election related mail.  READ MORE...
Los Alamos Fire Department and the US Forest Service Responding to Four Small Fires
LAFD and the USFS are on the scene and actively addressing four small fires spotted late this morning above the Quemazon subdivision of Los Alamos.  READ MORE...
County Update 51 on COVID-19, Los Alamos County Clerk’s Office to Limit In-Person Services, as the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Continues
Due to growing COVID-19 concerns, and in continuing to align with directives from the Governor’s Office and Los Alamos County, County Clerk Naomi Maestas is taking proactive measures, beginning Monday, July 6th, and until further notice, the Los Alamos County Clerk’s Office will suspend all in-person services and transactions.  READ MORE...
County Update 50 on COVID-19, County Fair and Rodeo Canceled Due to COVID-19
The Annual County Fair and Rodeo celebration in Los Alamos will not take place this year due to crowd considerations in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, and to comply with the New Mexico Department of Health’s public emergency order governing mass gatherings.  READ MORE...
County Update 49 on COVID-19, Customer Care Representatives Begin Limited In-person Business
While citizens are able to conduct most Los Alamos County business with the Customer Care Center via phone or email from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. during the work week, citizens will now be able to conduct in-person transactions too. Starting Monday, June 22, Customer Care representatives will open two of the three windows in the Municipal Building lobby between the hours of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.  READ MORE...
County Update 48 on COVID-19, County Council Using Zoom Webinar for Public Comment for June 30th Meeting
Council has a regular session scheduled to occur on June 30, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The format will be the same one used for May meetings to comply with the New Mexico Department of Health’s public emergency order governing mass gathering because of COVID-19.  READ MORE...
County Update 47 on COVID-19, County Assessor Fully Opens for Business
The Los Alamos County Assessor’s Office is now open for in-person business as part of taking the next steps in exiting the pandemic emergency. This is in alignment with the directives issued from the Governor’s Office and Los Alamos County. The Assessor’s Office will continue to adhere to Covid Safe Practices.  READ MORE...
County Update 46 on COVID-19, UPDATE: Los Alamos County Clerk’s Office Opens to the Public
In continuing to align with directives from the Governor’s Office and Los Alamos County, County Clerk Naomi Maestas is taking the next step to exit the pandemic emergency. Beginning today, Monday, June 15, the Clerk's Office will open for in-person transactions between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday with COVID safe practices in place.  READ MORE...
County Update 45 on COVID-19, County moves toward 50 percent repopulating of facilities beginning June 15
County Manager Harry Burgess announced today that County employees will begin re-populating facilities Monday, June 15, with additional signage and COVID Safe Practices in place.   READ MORE...
County Update 44 on COVID-19, Atomic City Transit Phase 1 Reopening – June 15
Atomic City Transit is pleased to announce plans for the phased re-opening of fixed-route public transportation in Los Alamos County beginning Monday, June 15th. Phase-one of reopening fixed-route bus service will include Routes 1, 2M, and 2T operating on reduced hours of daily service, from approximately 7:30 AM to 5:30 PM - Monday through Friday  READ MORE...
County Update 43 on COVID-19, Boards & Commissions Begin to Resume Meetings
Two of the County’s Boards and Commissions will begin using video-conferencing software to hold online meetings this week. Other Boards & Commissions meetings may resume later in June. Meetings had been suspended since mid-March because of the COVID-19 pandemic emergency. Both Planning & Zoning Commission and the Parks & Recreation Board are meeting this week on June 10 and 11, respectively, using the video-conferencing platform Zoom Webinar.  READ MORE...
County Update 42 on COVID-19, Los Alamos County Library System Curbside Service to Begin June 15th
The Los Alamos County Library System is pleased to announce plans for the phased reopening of library services. A primary consideration for all phases is the safety of staff and the public. Public libraries are considered medium exposure risk institutions, where staff have frequent or close contact with people. The Library will implement Phase One of reopening with curbside pickup of library materials that are on hold beginning on June 15.  READ MORE...
County Update 41 on COVID-19, Aquatic Center Re-opens June 8 for Lap Swimming; Reserve Pool Lanes Starting Friday, June 5
The most current Public Health order, issued June 1, 2020, states that “Public swimming pools may open but such facilities are limited to lane-swimming and lessons with up to two students only.” As a result, the Walkup Aquatic Center will open beginning on June 8, 2020 for lap swimming only for swimmers 13 years and older. Twenty-one short course lanes (water walking lanes 1, 3 & 4, lane #2 is ADA accessible with lift) will be available to reserve in forty-five minute increments. Precautionary safety measures including modified hours of operation, enhanced cleaning procedures, strict distancing guidelines, and adjusted capacity limits will be in place. The therapy pool will remain closed as this time.  READ MORE...
Level 2 Fire Restrictions Effective June 2 2020
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County Update 40 on COVID-19, County Offers Free Face Masks
Los Alamos County has a limited supply of free face masks available for those who cannot make their own or are having difficulty obtaining or purchasing masks. The County is offering one package per request. Each package contains five cloth masks. Beginning Wednesday, June 3, Los Alamos citizens or businesses can stop by and pick up their package of free masks outside the closed customer service windows at the Customer Care Center.  READ MORE...
County Update 60 on COVID-19: Drs, Nurses Asked to Help with Vaccine Distribution
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