The New Mexico Department of Health reports deaths due to methanol poisoning from some brands of hand sanitizer. The FDA has updated guidance and a product list of hand sanitizers that may contain methanol, and should be avoided. The FDA is advising consumers not to use hand sanitizers from this list. To access the full list, visit the FDA's website:
Here at NewMexicoKids.org, we want to provide the most up-to-date information available regarding the public health emergency around the Novel Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. We are working closely with the Early Childhood Education and Care Department and the Department of Health to continue to provide Child Care resource and referral services with updated information. More information is available below on this page.
New Mexico and the world are in unprecedented times, and we thank you for your service to your communities. If you are a Child Care provider struggling to find supplies or food deliveries, please fill out this short needs survey so we can help you. Our team will contact local districts to see if resources are available to share. They will also call local retailers and research if supplies are available in your area and when the next shipment will be delivered to a local store. Please be as specific and detailed with your needs as possible. We ask you to carefully consider what you need to continue services.
Learn how to become an emergency temporary Child Care provider, find resources, and take the health and safety online orientation course.