WASHINGTON (Sept. 10, 2021) – U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) is welcoming President Joe Biden’s announcement that his administration is implementing a six-pronged, comprehensive national strategy to ensure that we are using every available tool to combat COVID-19 and save even more lives in the months ahead, while also keeping schools open and safe, and protecting our economy from lockdowns and damage.
“I strongly support President Biden for taking these clear and decisive actions to help us save lives and lead our country through this latest stage of the COVID-19 pandemic,” said Heinrich. “The science could not be any clearer. The more people that get vaccinated, the sooner this will be over. Increasing vaccinations is the most essential and important way for us to protect our friends and families, keep our schools safely open, and continue to build a strong economic recovery. We all need to do our part.”
President Biden’s plan to combat COVID-19 this fall has six main components, based on science and the best tools available to us now:
- Vaccinating the Unvaccinated
- Furthering Protection for the Vaccinated
- Keeping Schools Safely Open
- Increasing Testing and Requiring Masking
- Protecting Our Economic Recovery
- Improving Care for Those with COVID-19
You can find more information about President Biden’s Path out of the Pandemic Action Plan here.
New Mexicans can register to schedule their free COVID-19 vaccination appointment atvaccineNM.org.