11 March 2020 – Public health emergency declared

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

Overview: Executive Order 2020-004 declares a State of Public Health Emergency and invokes the powers of the All Hazard Emergency Management Act and the Emergency Licensing Act.
Full details here: https://www.governor.state.nm.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Executive-Order-2020-004.pdf

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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