According to the New Mexico Department of Health website 54% of Sierra County’s population (5,999) have been tested for COVID-19 with 99.4% testing NEGATIVE. 0.6% (37) have tested POSITIVE with 1 death reported.
US Census takers are going door – to – door from 9:00am through 9:00pm every day in Sierra County. They will be wearing a name badge, carrying a black satchel bag with the US Census logo on it and they will also have a US Census branded iPhone. Census takers are local residence hired to help you and everyone in your home be counted in the 2020 census.
If you live in Sierra County, we need your help. Please take our internet survey and speed test. Visit our website at sierraco.org then click on the “Services” button across the top and take the BROADBAND SURVEY & SPEED TEST.