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Posted on: August 19, 2021

[ARCHIVED] City Echoes Department of Health's Recommendation on COVID-19 Testing

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In an effort to help control the spread of COVID-19 and potential illness, the City of Las Cruces is echoing the recommendation of the New Mexico Department of Health to Get Tested.

The state has issued a Public Health Order to require masks be worn in any indoor setting beginning Friday, August 20 after a sharp rise in hospitalizations for COVID-19 and a dramatic increase in the spread of COVID-19, driven by the highly infectious "Delta" variant in recent weeks.

 COVID-19 testing is available to all New Mexico residents at no cost.

A testing site can be found by visiting: or a safe and convenient mail-in COVID-19 test can be ordered by visiting this website:

There are testing sites locally in Las Cruces at:

7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Saturday
Doña Ana Community College East Mesa
2800 N. Sonoma Ranch Boulevard

Pathology Consultants
7 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday to Friday
1160 Commerce Drive, Suite A

Las Cruces Public Health Office 
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday
1170 N. Solano Drive

Masks and vaccines are encouraged to help keep us safe. Please help stop the spread and get vaccinated. You can register to be vaccinated at

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