06 April 2020 – State of Public Health Emergency extended to 30 April

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health, Social Services
Level of Jurisdiction: NM
Lead People/Agency: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

Overview: Executive Order 2020-022 renews the State of Public Health Emergency originally declared in Executive Order 2020-004. With this renewal, the Public Health Emergency is set to end on April 30th and all previouse Orders and Directives are tied to the Public Health Emergency. This order prohibits nearly all public and private mass gathering of 5 or more people in a single room or connected space.
Full details here: https://www.governor.state.nm.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/EO_2020_022.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic