What is really happening
in our hospitals in New Mexico?
There are large disparities between what the media is reporting and what the frontline workers are actually experiencing in our hospitals.
For instance, in New Mexico it is being portrayed that the hospitals are nearly overflowing with COVID-19 patients, and yet in reality many hospitals have significant numbers of hospital beds closed due to insufficient staffing. Furthermore, hospital workers are reporting that less than 10% of occupied hospital beds are actually COVID-19 patients.
Here are two informational documents that provide a more-balanced view of what is really happening in New Mexico's hospitals.