02 April 2020 – Canadian nurses provided permission to provide care statewide

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

Overview: Executive Order 2020-020 give permission to certain Canadian nurses to provide care during the statewide public health emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Full details here: https://www.governor.state.nm.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Executive-Order-2020-020.pdf

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