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The New Mexico Department of Health works in many ways to promote, preserve and protect your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some of the most requested and important services we provide to you.

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Birth & Death Certificates

Our Vital Records office collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of birth and death certificates.

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Medical Cannabis Program

Ensures patients have safe access to medicine for a number of qualifying health conditions, and licenses non-profit producers and dispensaries in the state.

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WIC

WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and our Public Health Division.

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Immunization Program

Request copies for shot records as well as child and adult immunization information.

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Health Facility Licensing & Certification

Our Division of Health Improvement licenses health facilities, such as hospitals and nursing homes, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

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Developmental Disabilities

Our Developmental Disabilities Support Division provides service and support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Stay in the KnowLatest News

Feb
27

Department of Health still on alert for novel coronavirus
A New Mexico Department of Health weekly advisory The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) continues to monitor and respond to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Feb
21

Governor signs Senate Bill 139
On February 20, 2020, the Governor of the State of New Mexico, Michelle Lujan Grisham signed Senate Bill 139 which requires patients to be residents of New Mexico. The Medical Cannabis Program requires a State of New Mexico issued Driver License or ID to be included with their application. Rules regarding the participation of Reciprocal Patients will be promulgated shortly. Please watch the progra...

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events

Mar
6

Certified Nurse Midwives Advisory Board
Northwest Valley Public Health Office
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This meeting will be held in the large conference room. This meeting is open to the public; closed portions of the meeting may be held at the discretion of the Board.

Apr
9

Community Health Worker Certification Review Committee
San Mateo Building in Albuquerque
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The public is welcome to attend this meeting. The agenda will be available 72 hours before the meeting on the Office of Community Health Workers web page.

Message from the Cabinet SecretaryKathyleen M. Kunkel

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has a strong and enduring commitment to creating conditions which enable the people of New Mexico to thrive. We are committed to improving health status, and to ensuring the availability of and equitable access to high quality health services that meet the needs of our communities.

Latest from the Blog

Feb
25

Sarah Flores-Sievers: Leading NM WIC in Service Innovation
Sarah Flores-Sievers is the Women Infant and Children (WIC) and Farmers Market Director for the New Mexico Department of Health. For 14 years (12 as director) she’s been busy working with local farm...

Jan
15

Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
This January has been Cervical Cancer Awareness month. Throughout the month, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has shared several social media several posts about this important topic. Cervi...