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March 30, 2020 Coronavirus Updates and Resources

This week, Mayor Tim Keller announced: new City closures and adjustments; Business Relief Program; ABQ Ride Goes to Saturday Schedules; Update on Covid-19 in Spanish; More Than 10,000 Meals for Seniors; Plastic Bag Ban Paused; and $500,000 Invested to Promote Central Avenue.

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Greetings Albuquerque,

For the past several weeks, our top priority has been keeping people safe during this 'new normal' that we are all experiencing.

There are folks on the front lines from first responders, healthcare workers, food workers, and more. There are our own City employees who are working around the clock to provide critical services to the most vulnerable - from making sure seniors are taken care of, to bus drivers helping kids get to their free meals at APS, and solid waste drivers keeping our city clean. They all deserve our gratitude.

I also want to thank all of you who are staying home, that is the most important thing you can do right now. Liz and I know that brings up its own challenges, like when you are on calls with your colleagues with your kids climbing on you.

We will get though this together by respecting others and stepping up for each other but there's no doubt it's an unprecedented and challenging time right here in Albuquerque, and all across the country.

Stay home if you can and stay safe.

-Mayor Tim Keller

This week, Mayor Tim Keller announced:

  • New City Closures and Adjustments
  • Business Relief Program to Ease the Impacts of COVID-19
  • ABQ Ride Goes to Saturday Schedules on All Routes
  • COO Lawrence Rael Provides Update for Residents on Covid-19 in Spanish
  • Senior Affairs Provides More Than 10,000 Meals for Seniors Since COVID-19 Outbreak
  • Mayor Keller Pausing Plastic Bag Ban for 30 Days
  • City Investing $500,000 to Promote Central Avenue, Support Local Business