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https://www.cabq.gov/coronavirus-information/community-resources-during-covid

Please go to:  https://www.cabq.gov/coronavirus-information/community-resources-during-covid

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Stimulus Payments on Prepaid Cards – what you need to know

Many people received their stimulus payment on a prepaid card – but since the envelope did not identify it and there was limited information provided – some people did not activate the card or threw the envelope away.  This was because it looked like a credit or prepaid card application that you did not apply […]

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THE EIP STIMULUS PAYMENT PREPAID CARD: NOT A SCAM; HOW TO AVOID FEES

Please go to the following National Consumer  Law Center’s link: Issue-Brief-Money-Network-EIP-Cards  

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New York Times Op-Ed: What You Should Know Before You Need a Ventilator

5/6/2020 Opinion | What You Should Know Before You Need a Ventilator – The New York Times It breaks my heart that patients who will get sick enough to need them wonʼt know what desperate situations they face. By Kathryn Dreger Dr. Dreger is a doctor of internal medicine in Northern Virginia and a clinical […]

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May 5th IRS Deadline to File for Stimulus Payment for Dependent Children

May 5th IRS Deadline to File for Stimulus Payment for Dependent Children If you are an SSI or VA beneficiary and are raising ​children ​under the age of 17, (who can be your grandchildren or other relatives) and did not file a tax return for 2018 or 2019, you have until ​Tuesday May 5th to file with the IRS on an online website tool […]

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Be Aware of Federal Stimulus ($1200) Payment Scams and Be Aware of Fraudulent COVID-19 Health Scams

UPDATED INFORMATION:  BEWARE OF STIMULUS CHECK SCAMS  Federal Stimulus Checks to offset lost income will be sent in a few weeks. The details of how this will work are still being developed by the IRS, but we do know a few things about this.  Here is what you need to know, as updated by the […]

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SCLO’s physical office is closed following orders of NM’s Governor until July 6th, which is subject to change, but we are here to serve you by telephone. Please call us at 265-2300 if you need our services.

By order of Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, the Senior Citizens’ Law Office is closed to the public SCLO will be closed until July 6th  subject to change. SCLO’s physical office is closed following orders of NM’s Governor, but we are here to serve you by telephone. Please call us at 265-2300 if you need our […]

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Information Sheet on Supreme Court Order on Evictions and What Tenants Need to Know and Do to Protect Themselves if Unable to Pay Rent.

ALBUQUERQUE CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION INITIATIVE’S  Go to:  Eviction Information Summary for Tenants

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COVID-19 Impact: Information For New Mexicans Experiencing Financial Hardship

COVID-19 Impact: Information For New Mexicans Experiencing Financial Hardship Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham has declared a state of public health emergency in New Mexico as a result of the novel coronavirus disease (also known as COVID-19). In the midst of this unprecedented public health crisis, the negative impact to the economy has caused many individuals […]

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Medicare Part B now covers coronavirus testing

Medicare Part B now covers coronavirus testing You may be hearing about the coronavirus (officially called 2019-novel coronavirus or COVID-19) in the news. While there isn’t a vaccine yet, Medicare Part B will now cover testing for the virus that took place on/after February 4, 2020. As a reminder, it’s also flu season, and Medicare […]

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