SANTA FE (KAMR/KCIT) — The Office of the Governor said in a news release that COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for the 2021 New Mexico State Fair.
The governor’s office said the policy follows the state’s announcement that vaccines will be required for workers in certain medical and high-risk congregate care settings, including hospitals and nursing homes, among other congregate care settings.
Everyone who is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine must show proof of being fully vaccinated to enter the fair grounds said the governor’s office.
Appointments for a vaccine are available at VaccineNM.org.
The governor’s office said there are limited available exemptions – for medical, disability or religious reasons – to the state’s vaccination policy for the fair.