Health Information

Coronavirus Health Hotline


Please use the number above if you have HEALTH related questions about the Coronavirus.

Covid-19 Testing Results

Coronavirus Information Hotline


Please use the number above if you have questions about school closures, job issues etc.

Should I Get Tested?

NMDOH Coronavirus Microsite

This microsite has been established to be a resource for the public for all things COVID-19

I Need Assistance

The Pueblo of Pojoaque enacts the following ordinance in conjunction with the State of New Mexico.

Tribal Ordinance Link
NM State Ordinance Link

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

The Pueblo of Pojoaque is committed to the safety and welfare of its tribal members, employees and visitors. This page will be updated on an as needed basis. Please take note at closures, contact information and resource information.

COVID-19 virus is spread mainly from person to person between people who are in close contact with one another (within 6ft) and through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes.

Pueblo Closures

Many Tribal programs are on call or working with limited programming. Please call (505) 455-4500 for more information.

  • Pueblo of Pojoaque Public Library – effective March 12, 2020
  • Poeh Cultural Center – effective March 12, 2020
  • Pueblo of Pojoaque Senior Center – effective March 16, 2020
  • Pueblo of Pojoaque Wellness Center – effective March 16, 2020
  • Pueblo of Pojoaque Enrollment – effective March 16, 2020
  • Pueblo of Pojoaque Tax Commission – effective March 16, 2020
  • Pueblo of Pojoaque Agriculture & Bison – effective March 16, 2020
  • Pueblo of Pojoaque Early Childhood Center – effective March 16, 2020
  • Pueblo of Pojoaque Education – effective March 16, 2020
  • Pueblo of Pojoaque Environment – effective March 16, 2020
  • Pueblo of Pojoaque Housing – effective March 16, 2020
  • Pueblo of Pojoaque Boys & Girls Club – effective March 16, 2020

Other Programs
Some departments will be on call such as; Social Services, Counseling Services, Reality, Gaming. Questions please call Christina Cartier at 505-455-4565 or 505-615-6734.

Essential Departments
Essential departments will continue to operate such as Emergency Services, Health Services, Tribal Works, Accounting & Information Technology.

Pueblo Businesses
Many Pueblo businesses have temporarily closed such as casinos, some restaurants, bowling, golf and other businesses. Please call ahead to any business to find closure information or adjusted operations. Business Page Link

Pueblo of Pojoaque Tribal Court

Pueblo of Pojoaque Tribal Court is staffed for people currently on probation or pre-trial release, who should continue to report as directed. Path to Wellness Court will be held with social distancing precautions. The Court is also open for any emergencies, including orders of protection and criminal arraignments. It is closed to the general public. Traffic fines may be paid by dropping a money order in the Court 24-hour dropbox or calling 505-455-2271 to pay by credit or debit. The deadline for currently owed fines is extended by 30 days.

Tribal Memorandums

Fight the Virus Campaign

Our community health awareness campaign features messages, information and resources on social media, roadside banners and billboards. Weekly posts include; Mental Health Mondays, Wellness Wednesdays and Face Mask Fridays. Campaign Page Here.

Pojoaque Emergency Contacts

CALL 911 for Emergencies

Emergency Operations Center (24/7) 505-819-2190

Emergency Manager, Regis Chavarria: 505-500-7521,

  • Chief M. Freddie Trujillo 505-927-3649
  • Captain Nathan A. Barton 505-918-0738
  • Lieutenant Charles P. Lujan 505-795-1823
  • Sergeant Paula V. Archuleta 505-927-6889
  • Sergeant Joseph Povijua 505-692-9957
  • Director of Comm Karen Tapia 505-469-9942
  • Director Nadine Jojola 505-670-0546

Community Health Representatives (CHR)

  • Sabrina Baca, CHR Director
  • Gabriella Garcia
  • Charlene Talache
  • Kristy Lomayma

Tribal Administration

Main number, 505-455-4500

  • Stacey Ofstehage, Human Resources Director

Tribal Leadership

  • Jenelle Roybal, Governor
  • Rafaela Sanchez, Lieutenant Governor
  • Annette Hooper, Tribal Secretary
  • Kathy Fierro, Tribal Treasurer

Local Alerts

Health Info

Center for Disease Control Website
Detailed Information and Updates

New Mexico Department of Health Website
Detailed Information and Updates

  • Mass gatherings are hereby prohibited.
  • Restaurants, bars shall operate at no greater than 50% max occupancy
  • All casinos and horse racing facilities, and attendant restaurant or bar operations shall close. Excluding those operating on Tribal lands.

    Health secretary amends public health order, adding new restrictions to public gatherings beginning March 16​ at 9am

March 23, 2020 Stay at Home Ordinance

More Information here.

  • Non-Essential Employees should work from home.
  • No gathering more than 5 people.

Indian Health Services Website
Phone Numbers to Call Ahead

New Mexico Crisis Line Website
Information and Phone Numbers to Call

Student Info

Student Meals Info Website
Meal sites for breakfast & lunch for children, March 16 – April 6.

Pojoaque Valley School District Website
Detailed Information and Updates

New Mexico Department of Education Website
Detailed Information and Updates

Public School Closure Info

CDC Videos