I was just notified, July 20, 2020, that the following changes were made to the All Together New Mexico: COVID-Safe Practices for Individuals and Employers. These changes primarily affect Restaurants, Breweries, Tour Guides, and Spas, Salons and Related Services. Please see below.
Here is a link to an overview of the changes that we sent out to NM Safe Certified businesses: http://mailchi.mp/a659692026d4/july20changestocsps
Mask Requirement Update
To reflect changes in the Public Health Order, the exemption from wearing a face cover or mask during exercising has been removed and now replaced with “swimming” on the following pages:
P. 7 – CSPs for All New Mexicans
P. 9 – CSPs for All Employers
P. 18 – CSPs for Summer Youth Programs
CSPs for Restaurants (p. 12)
The following section was added: “For outdoor dining modifications, the following requirements apply:
Expansions of outdoor service areas must be approved by the appropriate local government agency. If service includes a liquor licensed premises, complete an application for approval through the Alcohol and Beverage Control (ABC) Division, which can be found on their website (rld.state.nm.us/abc) here.
The area must be open on at least three sides when in use for outdoor dining. Tent sidewalls may be added for security when the facility is not in use.
Tents may be utilized if approved by the appropriate local government agency.
Opening a garage door or all windows does not constitute an outdoor dining area.”
CSPs for All Employers (p. 9)
The following resource was added:
CDC: General Business FAQ
Tour Operators (p. 27)
The following changes were made:
The following was removed as a requirement and moved to a best practice: Install plexiglass shields in shared vehicles to separate passenger space and driver/pilot/conductor space.
The following was added: Private groups consisting exclusively of “same household” individuals may be seated in excess of capacity and social distancing limitations.
Salons (p. 40)
The language in bold and italics below was added:
Prohibit clients from remaining in waiting areas before or after appointments. Clients must remain outside the establishment and adhere to social distancing. Caregivers of clients may remain inside the establishment during the appointment.
Veterinarians and Animal Care Facilities (p. 33)
The following was added to Additional Resources
CDC: Recommendations for Pet Stores, Pet Distributors, and Pet Breeding Facilities