Hotels, motels, RV parks, and other places of lodging shall not operate at more than 25% of maximum occupancy. Health care workers who are engaged in the provision of care to New Mexico residents or individuals utilizing lodging facilities for extended stays or as temporary housing shall not be counted for purposes of determining maximum occupancy.

Additionally, below is a template of a letter you can provide to your workers explaining their status as "essential workers".

'Essential Workers' Letter Template

New Mexico Economic Development Department

NMEDD is adjusting its business-loan guarantee programs in order to make capital more available to business owners whose operations are severely impacted by the COVID-19 health emergency.

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New Mexico Small Business Development Center

The SBDC is here to help you with your business needs in this trying time. Visit to find resources for your business through our no-cost advising.

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Dragonfly Strategist Coronavirus Crisis Resources

At Dragonfly Strategist, we are keeping a pulse on the rapidly changing conditions in our beloved hospitality industry. We’re here to help our clients navigate these challenges and be poised to re-enter the market in a position of strength when the crisis concludes.

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US Department of the Treasury

The U.S. Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today issued guidance allowing all individual and other non-corporate tax filers to defer up to $1 million of federal income tax (including self-employment tax) payments due on April 15, 2020, until July 15, 2020, without penalties or interest.

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American Hotel & Lodging Association helpful webinars



New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions

In light of the Governor’s declaration, certain workers may be eligible for Unemployment Insurance (UI) benefits.

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New Mexico 
Utilities Response

In need of help with utilities during the COVID-19 crisis? Look no further.

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Bartenders Emergency Assistance Program

A special fund has been created during this trying time by the US Bartenders Guild National Charity Foundation.

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