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Category Archives: COVID-19

ALERT: SOME PEOPLE CAN STILL REQUEST COVID-19 “STIMULUS” PAYMENTS THIS YEAR

ALERT SOME PEOPLE CAN STILL REQUEST COVID-19 “STIMULUS” PAYMENTS THIS YEAR The federal government has been sending payments of $1,200 or more to millions of people over the past several weeks.  They are commonly referred to as “stimulus” payments, but the IRS – which issues them — calls them “Economic Impact Payments” (EIPs).  Most EIPs […]

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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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Social Security & Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

For timely information go to: https://www.ssa.gov/coronavirus/  

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Looking for Health Coverage? NM Superintendent of Insurance, partnering with other state agencies, has published valuable guidance on how you can get it.

  LOOKING FOR HEALTH COVERAGE?  The NM Superintendent of Insurance – partnering with other state agencies – has published valuable guidance on how you can get it.  Under the slogan “No matter what, you can get covered,” the materials provide information about available options: through Medicaid, the state’s Health Insurance Exchange (BeWellNM), and the NM […]

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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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ALERT: Social Security Administration Suspends In-Person Visits and Some Actions; and Warns of a New Scam – All Due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

ALERT:  Social Security Administration Suspends In-Person Visits and Some Actions; and Warns of a New Scam – All Due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective March 17, the Social Security Administration (SSA) closed all its local offices to in-person visits by the public (including hearings offices), indefinitely.  Social Security and SSI monthly benefits payments – by […]

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