2021 Visitors Guide Cover Announcement #1

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Santa Fe COVID-19 Updates & Resources

**Beginning July 1, 2021, all businesses, large events, and organizations across the state may once again operate at 100% of maximum capacity.**

**Fully vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear a mask in either indoor or outdoor settings.**

**There have been no state travel restrictions or requirements since mid-February.**


The safety and well-being of our residents and visitors has always been Santa Fe’s top priority. Now, more than ever, we are dedicated to helping you feel confident to travel safely. The City of Santa Fe continues to work closely with our business partners, monitoring the new safety procedures and practices being implemented within restaurants, accommodations, attractions, venues and more, to ensure you can feel comfortable during your visit to our welcoming city.

Per the CDC, in most circumstances, fully vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear a mask in either indoor or outdoor settings. All individuals who are unvaccinated or not yet fully vaccinated are still required to wear a mask in public settings.

All individuals, including those who are fully vaccinated, should continue to wear well-fitted masks where required by localities, tribal entities, and individual businesses. The state fully supports businesses and workplaces that may continue to require masks for employees and/or customers on the premises, regardless of vaccination status.

Per CDC guidance, masks continue to be required to be worn by all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, in the following settings:

  • Health care settings, including but not limited to hospitals, long-term care facilities, and doctors’ offices

  • Correctional facilities

  • Homeless shelters

  • Public transportation, including but not limited to buses, trains, and planes and in transportation hubs such as airports and stations.

For additional information on the status of COVID-19 in New Mexico, visit cv.nmhealth.org.

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WHAT’S OPENING AND WHEN?

Beginning July 1, 2021, all businesses, large events, and organizations across the state may once again operate at 100% of maximum capacity.

The state no longer requires self-quarantine for visitors arriving into the state. 

Per the CDC, in most circumstances, fully vaccinated individuals are no longer required to wear a mask in either indoor or outdoor settings in New Mexico. All individuals, including those who are fully vaccinated, should continue to wear well-fitted masks where required by localities, tribal entities, and individual businesses. The state fully supports businesses and workplaces that may continue to require masks for employees and/or customers on the premises, regardless of vaccination status.

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I AM IN SANTA FE NOW, WHAT CAN I DO?

While we all adjust to a new normal, one thing remains constant - Santa Fe offers sunny skies, fresh air, and wide-open spaces. We hope you can use the information below as inspiration for planning your next trip. We look forward to seeing you soon.

Read our latest blog: 25 Things to Do in Santa Fe

Visit the Events Calendar for a list of daily events, gallery openings, workshops, and more.

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES:


NATIONAL & STATE PARKS/MONUMENTS:


CULINARY ADVENTURES:


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RESTAURANT, BREWERY, BARS & CLUBS UPDATES

  • Beginning July 1, 2021, all restaurants, breweries, bars, and clubs may operate at 100% of maximum capacity.

NOTE: Contact any restaurants, breweries, bars or clubs individually before visiting to confirm hours of operation, closures, or changes in services.

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HOTEL & LODGING UPDATES

  • Beginning July 1, 2021, all hotels and other lodging facilities may operate at 100% of maximum capacity.

NOTE: Contact any business individually before visiting to confirm hours of operation, closures, or changes in services.

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RETAIL BUSINESS UPDATES

  • Beginning July 1, 2021, all retail businesses may operate at 100% of maximum capacity.

NOTE: Contact any retailers individually before visiting to confirm hours of operation, closures or changes in services.

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EVENT UPDATES

  • Beginning July 1, 2021, all limitations on mass gatherings will be gone. Businesses, large events and organizations may operate at 100% maximum capacity, whether indoor or outdoor.


2021 EVENTS UPDATE:  Many of Santa Fe’s beloved annual events, including Folk Art Market, Spanish Market, Indian Market, Zozobra, and Santa Fe Wine & Chile, will take place this summer and fall. Before planning your trip, please check with individual organizations for event details and, if applicable, information about timed entry, tickets, etc.  Visit the Events Calendar for a list of daily events, gallery openings, performances, workshops, and more.  

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ATTRACTIONS & RECREATION UPDATES

  • Beginning July 1, 2021, all large entertainment venues, recreational facilities, museums, casinos, and other attractions may operate at 100% of maximum capacity.
     

NATIONAL AND STATE PARKS/MONUMENTS


NOTE: Contact any business individually before visiting to confirm hours of operation, closures, or changes in services.

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RESOURCES FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES

 

COVID-SAFE PRACTICES


The Governor's Office has identified COVID-Safe Practices, or CSPs, for individuals and employers. View the complete document here

 

EARN NEW MEXICO SAFE CERTIFICATION FOR YOUR BUSINESS


Program Overview:
New Mexico Safe Certified is an industry-led initiative that trains New Mexico businesses in COVID-Safe Practices (CSPs) to help ensure all of us—customers, employees, and families—remain safe as New Mexico reopens for business and recreation. NM Safe Certified wants businesses to know they are not alone, and customers to know they can feel confident about visiting businesses in a COVID-positive world.

NM Safe Certified also awards special recognition and benefits to New Mexico businesses that have completed the NM Safe Certified training program. NM Safe Certified Benefits include:

  • Recognition as a NM Safe Certified business
  • Alignment with the visible NM Safe Certified brand
  • Usage of the NM Safe Certified “seal” to promote your business
  • Presence on the NMSafeCertified.org business directory
  • Access to NM Safe Certified Resource Toolkit, which includes sample health questionnaires and liability waivers
  • Receive the latest news about revisions and updates to the All Together New Mexico: COVID-Safe Practices for Individuals and Employers


NM Safe Certified provides FREE on-demand virtual COVID-Safe Practice training to the following industries :

  • Hotels & Lodging (including short-term rentals)
  • Restaurants
  • Golf Courses
  • Entertainment Venues
  • Tour Operators
  • Retail
  • Spas & Salons
  • and more...


Click here to learn more and get NM Safe Certified.


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