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Spring 2022 COVID Safety Protocols

Weekly case update for 01/21/22

Case Reports Week ending 01/21/22 Week ending 01/07/22
New cases 45 24
Active cases (currently in isolation) 25 20
Total cases since March 2020 305 233

Last updated 01/21/22
To be updated every Friday


New cases: All NMHU cases reported to EOC from the last Friday 8 a.m. to this Friday 8 a.m.

Active cases: This is the total number of positive COVID-19 cases that have not yet cleared their 10-day isolation period after testing positive for COVID, whether sheltering on campus or not, as of 8 a.m. on the most recent Friday.

NMHU Vaccination Updates:

Of 2,381 currently enrolled students, the reporting mandate compliance rates are as follows: 2119, or 89%, of students have complied with the reporting mandate. Of these students, 1,586 are fully vaccinated and another 437 are attending entirely online. On Thursday January 13, any non-compliant student was dropped from any face-to-face classes and will not be allowed to re-enroll until they register with the system.

Of 498 current employees, the reporting mandate compliance rates are as follows: 475, or 96.5%, employees have complied with the reporting mandate. Of these employees, 416 are fully vaccinated another 15 are working entirely online.

Upload your proof of vaccination/exemption/testing information here. If this link does not work for you, log on to the MyNMHU Portal and click on Self-Service Banner. A link will appear on your page.

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COVID Screening

Highlands is offering COVID testing for the campus and community in Melody Park on Tuesdays from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Thursdays from 2-4 p.m., and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. To schedule a screening, go to

Volunteers are needed to help at the screening site. For more information, email Kim Blea at

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) General Information

Stress and Resilience In A COVID World

New Mexico State University is providing a webinar series that will provide strategies to manage stress and build resilience as communities begin to reopen. The series is free and open to the public. More information is online at


After-hours EOC

If you experience COVID symptoms after regular university hours or on weekends, contact the Emergency Operations Center at, and you will be connected to the appropriate resources.


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