Resource Guides

As a result of the laws passed to respond to the COVID-19 crisis, the federal government is now offering several resources to support New Mexicans. In order to help you access these resources, this page contains downloadable PDF guides that provide information on the various programs and assistance that are now available.

For Individuals

For Businesses

For Tribes

For Health Care Providers

For State and Local Governments



Latest News

  • Heinrich Launches Virtual Job Fair To Assist New Mexicans Seeking Employment

    WASHINGTON - In an effort to address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on New Mexico's economy, U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) announced the launch of a Virtual Job Fair, held in conjunction with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM), the New Mexico Department of Workforce Solutions, and the University of New Mexico (UNM). Read More


  • Udall, Heinrich Introduce Legislation To Require Transparency Of Small Business Loans Amid COVID-19 Crisis

    WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich introduced the Paycheck Protection Program Transparency Act, legislation that requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to release data on companies receiving loans from the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) amid the COVID-19 crisis. The bill comes after reports of PPP loans going to rich corporations, while shutting out small businesses– particularly small businesses in minority communities. Read More


  • Udall, Heinrich Join Legislation Requiring Airlines Return Billions to Consumers During Coronavirus Pandemic

    WASHINGTON - Today, U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined legislation that would require major airlines and third-party ticket sellers to offer full cash refunds for all cancelled tickets during the coronavirus pandemic. The Cash Refunds for Coronavirus Cancellations Act of 2020, which was introduced by Senators Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.), would require refunds be provided regardless of whether the airline cancelled an entire flight or the passenger cancelled their individual ticket. Read More


  • Udall, Heinrich Join Democratic Push for $175 Billion Education Investment Urgently Needed to Save the 2021 School Year & U.S. Economy

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined a group of 41 Senate Democrats, led by Senator Jack Reed (D-R.I.), calling on Senate leadership to include at least $175 billion for the Elementary and Secondary Education Relief Fund in any future coronavirus relief package. As health and education officials develop novel coronavirus (COVID-19) guidelines, precautions, and restrictions for safely reopening schools this fall, Udall and Heinrich are urging Congress and the Trump administration to act with the same sense of urgency and provide additional federal funding to help students safely return to the classroom. Read More


  • As Deadline Approaches, Heinrich Urges Small Businesses To Apply For Paycheck Protection Program Assistance

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is urging New Mexico small business owners and nonprofits affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for funding through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program before the deadline on Tuesday, June 30. These loans are fully guaranteed by the SBA, and can be forgiven if small businesses meet certain requirements, including utilizing 60% of the loan for payroll. Read More


  • Heinrich urges CDC to share data with tribal orgs

    Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is calling on the CDC to share coronavirus data with the nation's 12 Tribal Epidemiology Centers, warning that its refusal is hampering Native Americans’ ability to respond to the pandemic. Read More


  • Udall, Heinrich Introduce CORE Act to Ensure Transparency in COVID-19 Response

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) joined Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and U.S. Representatives Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) and John Sarbanes (D-Md.) to introduce the Coronavirus Oversight and Recovery Ethics (CORE) Act (S. 3855), legislation that would ensure stronger oversight, accountability, and transparency in the federal government's response to the COVID-19 crisis. The lawmakers are calling for the provisions of the CORE Act to be central to any future relief bill to ensure taxpayer dollars do not benefit interests of the wealthy or well-connected to the exclusion of the American people.  Read More


  • Udall, Heinrich Urge Senate Leadership to Include Higher Education Relief in Upcoming Coronavirus Legislation

    WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Tom Udall (D-N.M) and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M) joined a group of 31 senators in urging Senate leadership to include $47 billion in financial support for students and institutions of higher learning in the upcoming coronavirus relief package. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), the senators called for additional funding to ensure that students are able to complete their degrees despite the impact of COVID-19. The senators also emphasized the substantial costs and losses already faced by institutions of higher education as enrollment declines and state cuts jeopardize the financial stability of schools. Read More