15 March 2020 – Emergency fund for the Department of Health

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Health
Level of Jurisdiction: NM
Lead People/Agency: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

Overview: In order to provide for mitigation, assistance and relief effort during the statewide public health emergency due to COVID-19, Executive Order 2020-008 authorizes emergency fund for the Department of Health.
Full details here: https://www.governor.state.nm.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Executive-Order-2020-008.pdf

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