22 May 2020 – All flags at half-staff to recognise COVID-19 victims

Type of Intervention: Specific Action, Flags to Half-Staff
Sectors Involved: Social Services
Level of Jurisdiction: NM
Lead People/Agency: Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham

Overview: Executive Order 2020-031 orders for flags in New Mexico to be half-staff from May 22nd until May 25th, to memorialize the victims of COVID-19 and to honor the family members who have lost loved one to the pandemic.
Full details here: https://www.governor.state.nm.us/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/Executive-Order-2020-031.pdf

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