COVID-19 Updates And Assistance

The Village of Los Lunas continues to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely. Our main concern is the health of our community and the short- and long-term stability of our businesses.

• Essential businesses are allowed to operate as normal.

• Masks are required for all residents of New Mexico.

• As of February 2021, there is no longer a mandatory 14-day quarantine in effect for visitors but it is still highly recommended.

More information at the Village of Los Lunas website

COVID-19 NM Department of Health Order

What Businesses are Essential? [PDF]

Business Finance Resources PDF (English) – En Español

NM Department of Workforce Solutions: Guidance on Returning to Work [PDF]

US Chamber Guide to Reopening Businesses

New Mexico Governor’s COVID-Safe Practices for Businesses and Individuals

New Mexico Coronavirus Health Hotline: 1-855-600-3453
(Please use the number above if you have HEALTH related questions about the coronavirus.)

New Mexico Coronavirus Information Hotline: 1-833-551-0518
(Please use the number above if you have questions about school closures, job issues etc.)

Business Resources

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Apply for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund starting Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT. A total of $28.6 billion in direct relief funds will be available to restaurants and other hard-hit food establishments (food carts, breweries, bars, bakeries, etc.) that have experienced economic distress and significant operational losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Funds must be used for allowable expenses by March 11, 2023.

The online application will remain open to any eligible establishment until all funds are exhausted. For more information, visit


US Congress passed the CARES Act to help small businesses and employees hit by the effects of the COVID-19 virus. Below, find resources about the Act and how businesses can access or utilize funds.

2021 COVID-19 Economic Aid Overview [PDF]

Summary of SBA Loans available through CARES Act

SBA Disaster Loan Comparison

CARES Act: Initial Overview of Tax-Related Items [PDF]

NM Small Business Development Center

SBA: New Mexico District Office
Albuquerque, NM 87103
Visit website

SBA Regional Office
Fort Worth, TX 76155
Visit website

Tax Changes Relating to COVID-19
CRI Information Page
IRS Information Page

State & Federal Programs

NM Grant Opportunities

The Grant Plant keeps a list of potential grants for businesses and individuals affected by COVID-19. Visit site

NM Economic Development Department

NM Economic Development Department is offering loan guarantees as well as zero interest LEDA funds (LEDA applies only to infrastructure for manufacturing companies). Information regarding federal SBA loans is also available on their webpage. Visit site

NM Department of Workforce Solutions

NM Department of Workforce Solutions has made it easier to apply for unemployment benefits, specifically if you have been impacted by the Coronavirus. The requirement to look for work has also been waived. Visit site

Quickly Connect to Workforce with All Hands! New Mexico

NM Chamber

The NM Chamber has information regarding state and federal programs to help businesses through this time. Visit site


The USDA is offering relief for homeowners under their loan program as well as extensions to grant deadlines.

Summary of Programs [PDF]

Intermediary Relending Program [PDF]

Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance [PDF]

Federal Rural Resource Guide [PDF]

NM Environment Department

This page has a wealth of information on rapid response data (updated weekly), drinking water, employers and employees, along with industry and business information. Visit site

Health Resources

Stay up to date with COVID-19 developments and best practices for staying safe and healthy using the following websites: