Sat. May 18th, 2024

Department of Health online tools for COVID-19 test results and deciding who needs testing

SANTA FE (KSMX)- The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) announced the launch of two online tools for the public regarding COVID-19: a portal for receiving COVID-19 test results and a self-screening tool to aid in determining if one needs to be tested for COVID-19.

Per the release from the department’s Coronavirus webpage, the test result portal can be found at A person in New Mexico who has been swabbed in order to be tested for COVID-19 will need to provide their name, date of birth and the date of sample collection. If test results are not yet available, the portal will indicate that they are pending. If test results are available, a person will be required to provide an email address and contact information and to create a password in order to access their information.

The self-screening tool can be found at There New Mexicans will be provided with a list of questions designed to determine the extent of their symptoms and their chances of exposure to COVID-19 to provide recommendations as to whether they should be tested.

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