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COVID-19 Update


In an effort to keep our community up to date on the latest news, we will be updating this page as we receive new information.

Enchanted Circle Community Organization in Active Disaster Team

  • Leaders throughout the Enchanted Circle are working to form the Enchanted Circle Community Organization in Active Disaster Team (Enchanted Circle COAD). This team is working around the clock to provide leadership and solutions during this confusing time. By streamlining policies and procedures, and tackling issues and utilizing resources together, this group will be able to provide timely and consistent messaging and guidance. We are fortunate to have our CEO, David Norden, actively involved with this team.

Utilities Accessibility

  • The Enchanted Circle COAD and the New Mexico Government have informed us that steps have been taken to ensure utilities remain accessible to everyone during the pandemic. Utility companies have recently said their primary concerns are maintaining continuity of service along with the health of their employees and customers.
  • To learn more please click here.


  • Taos Community Foundation has established the COVID-19 Response Fund that will deploy funds as specific areas of community need are identified. Learn more here.


  • New Mexico State Dept asks seniors to call 1-800-432-2080 if you are unable to access groceries
  • In Albuquerque, the Department of Senior Affairs is also helping out seniors. The department is transitioning its senior centers into food distribution sites where there will be a pickup and go option. They also have a home delivery program. Home-bound seniors who are interested should call 505-764-6400.

Adjusted Grocery Store Hours for At-Risk Community Members

  • Smith’s Food & Drug Stores will be allowing senior citizens special hours to shop. Starting on Wednesday, March 18, Smith’s will be dedicating its first hour from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays to senior citizen shoppers until further notice as they are the most vulnerable to coronavirus.
  • The United Family of stores, which includes Albertsons Market, beginning Thursday, March 19, 2020, every store will have a dedicated shopping time from store opening until 9 a.m. on Monday and Thursday for shoppers older than 60 and guests who have compromised immune systems.
  • CID's Market will be using the early hours of 8am to 9am Monday through Saturday to be open exclusively to the elderly, those most at-risk and those needing special accommodations. 

Taos Municipal Schools

  • For up-to-date Information from Taos Schools, click here.


Press Release


Information regarding Taos Ski Valley's decision to end the season early due to Covid-19 can be found here.

Why Taos


What is the current status of Taos Ski Valley? 

Taos Ski Valley began a cautious, phased reopening on July 1st. Currently The Blake, the Bavarian, and scenic lift rides are available to guests. 

What social distancing measures are you implementing?

​This is an ever-evolving situation and we are constantly assessing our plan regarding social distancing at the resort based off of the recommendations of the CDC. Most importantly, face coverings are now required in the state of New Mexico, and at Taos Ski Valley. 

Have private events such as weddings and camps taking place on the summer been cancelled?

These topics are currently being discussed and rescheduled ​when possible. We are looking at holding some form of summer event schedule if possible but the details are not final yet. 

Will construction and other renovations stop, such as the work being done at The Blake Residences?

Construction on The Blake Residences continues to progress. Social distancing ​and other safety measures to protect the workers and community ​have been put into place for the construction crew.

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