MAT Resources

Use of ivermectin in the treatment of COVID-19

The NM Medical Advisory Team does not recommend ivermectin therapy in patients with COVID-19 infection outside of clinical trials until more data is available. Current evidence for using ivermectin in the treatment of COVID-19 is still largely speculative. There is...

Mask Guidelines for Children and Youth (Revised)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, masks will be required of everyone in NM except infants and children under the age of 3 in public places, with exceptions for eating and drinking, and medical requirements.• The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) does not...

Long-term Facility Resident Cohorting Recommendations

The Medical Advisory Team outlines several recommendations related to cohorting of long-term care facility residents. Specific topics include: 1.Establishing a Admission Quarantine Unit or Cluster of Quarantine Rooms; 2.Bed Management on Admission Quarantine Unit...

Antibody testing guidelines for healthcare providers

Providers should consider COVID-19 antibody testing for patients in certain circumstances, such as for patients with acute respiratory tract disease as a complement to NAAT, especially in patients in whom COVID-19 disease is suspected and NAAT results are negative,...