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YNMG & COVID: Call Your Parents

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Olufemi Ekulona and Ademola Ekulona

Your NM Gov is back and shifting gears with weekday news updates on coronavirus, plus community stories, resources and an eye on government response.

In episode 26, host Khalil calls his folks. Then, he talks with Karen Meyers, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Initiative about scammers who are using COVID fears to prey on people. We also hear from Aging & Long-Term Services Secretary Katrina Hotrum-Lopez about what the state's seniors need, how people can pitch in and what changes are being made around the state.

Plus, a news update: Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Monday, March 23, ordered non-essential businesses to close and told people in New Mexico to stay home. 

We're keeping a full list of all episodes' resources at bit.ly/YNMGhub. But here's what we got from today.

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How are things going for you? We want to know. Share your quarantine stories by calling: (505) 218-7084 and leaving us a message. We could roll them into a future episode.

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Your New Mexico Government is a collaboration between KUNM, New Mexico PBS, and the Santa Fe Reporter. Funding for our coverage is provided, in part, by the Thornburg Foundation, and the New Mexico Local News Fund. 

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