27 March 2020 – $20mil in emergency funding for Dept of Health

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health, Military, Social Services
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; Legal and policy; Enforcement actions
Level of Jurisdiction: New Mexico
Lead People/Agency: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

Overview: Executive Order 2020-014 increases emergency funding to $20 million for the Department of Health to purchase personal equipment, testing supplies, and other materials that are necessary to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Full details here: https://www.governor.state.nm.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/MLG_EO_2020_014.pdf

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat